ADI Blog Posts

Inspiration & Encouragement, Travel

10 Tips for Solo (Or Any) Travelers

“Who are you going with?” “No one.” “You’re going BY YOURSELF!??” This is a conversation with which I am well acquainted at this point in my life. Whether it be going to see a movie or taking a weekend retreat, I’ve never been one to mind doing things on my own. Yes, I love great… Continue reading 10 Tips for Solo (Or Any) Travelers

Travel, Writing

Cymru Am Byth! (Wales Forever)

While abroad, I have written posts about some of the lessons I've learned in the midst of my journeys, the differences in phrases between the UK and the US, and the differences in our University education systems. However, when it comes down to it, I have mainly realized that we really aren't that different at… Continue reading Cymru Am Byth! (Wales Forever)

Performing, Travel

All’s Well That Ends Well: Shaping a Performer

Happy Friday from Wales! SOOOO . . . I realized that since I’ve been talking about my study abroad journey . . . it is probably about time I actually talked about the studying aspect of the phrase. After all, although the traveling has been amazing, I am here to finish my degree. With that… Continue reading All’s Well That Ends Well: Shaping a Performer

Inspiration & Encouragement, Travel

May the Road Rise Up to Meet You: Lessons from Ireland

Hello, my Dreamers! You know, I started A Dreamer's Inkwell back in the day with the intention of sharing my process throughout the journey to pursuing my creative dreams, as well as, encouragement for others pursuing their passions. Along the way, I began realizing that embracing the beauty and purpose in the day-to-day and finding… Continue reading May the Road Rise Up to Meet You: Lessons from Ireland

Performing, Travel, Writing

“Wait, What’d You Say?”: 35 Terms from the UK

Oh, you’re studying abroad in an English-speaking country? That’ll be so much easier than learning a new language! Yes, that’s true . . . however, as we all know in the States, English can sound vastly different spoken by a southerner than a northerner. Or, West Coast vs. East Coast. So, you can imagine how… Continue reading “Wait, What’d You Say?”: 35 Terms from the UK

Inspiration & Encouragement, Performing, Travel

Darlings, We’ve Come So Far

 Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! Happy St. David’s Day! It seemed only fitting to post about my time in Wales so far after eating Cawl (a traditional Welsh soup) to celebrate St. David’s Day today. While I could apologize that it has taken me a while to get this post up, I have to be totally… Continue reading Darlings, We’ve Come So Far

Travel

Pack it up and GO!

Happy Tuesday, Dreamers! I am officially approaching three-weeks tomorrow on my study abroad journey, which is hard to comprehend. In some ways, it feels like I’ve already been here for months because I’ve made so many quick friendships. In other ways, I can’t believe it has been that long already, which means I need to… Continue reading Pack it up and GO!

Inspiration & Encouragement, Performing, Travel

Crossing Oceans and Comfort Zones

Cyfarchion o Gymru! (Greetings from Wales!) I am safe, sound, and settled in to my new temporary home and can't wait to tell you all the details! However, when I sat down to write my first update from abroad, this is what spilled out of me. So today, I'm going to be vulnerable and share… Continue reading Crossing Oceans and Comfort Zones

Inspiration & Encouragement

B E L I E V E .

Well, friends, we made it—2019! I don’t know about you, but for me, 2018 was full of learning experiences and things that I never really saw coming…and for both, I am so grateful. I also had some exciting opportunities, like portraying Olivia in one of my favorite Shakespeare plays, Twelfth Night, turning a quarter of… Continue reading B E L I E V E .

Performing, Travel

I’r Antur Nesaf (To the Next Adventure) . . .

I have had a longing to explore since I was young—a desire that I believe was already embedded in me, but fostered by my grandma who never failed to remind me that everything, even (and sometimes especially) the scary things, can be an adventure. She taught me that a new perspective, even in the familiar… Continue reading I’r Antur Nesaf (To the Next Adventure) . . .