Lifestyle, Uncategorized

#441 Make a Kiva Loan

I first heard of micro loans through the Free the Children organization in middle school. They are small loans given to individuals living in poverty who lack the resources to start a business. The idea is that the receiving individual can use the loan to buy supplies, training etc. to start their own business and… Continue reading #441 Make a Kiva Loan

Travel, Uncategorized

#691 Visit the Colosseum

Visiting one of the major tourist attractions (or traps) in Europe may not seem like a huge accomplishment, but there was a lot of work involved in pulling this off.  When I was planning my trip to Italy, there were a number of attractions we had to do as first time tourists in the country (e.g. the… Continue reading #691 Visit the Colosseum

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

#276 Attend a Garden Party

Garden parties are the epitome of opulence.  Queen Victoria started the British tradition when she began hosting breakfasts for members of the royal family.  The tradition continues today as Queen Elizabeth II throws multiple garden parties each year.  Garden parties are a little bit out of the ordinary for me, which was all the more… Continue reading #276 Attend a Garden Party