Introducing Rachel

Hello everyone! My name is Rachel and I am a recent graduate of Skidmore College. While there, I majored in Political Science and Anthropology. It was during a Medical Anthropology class in my Sophomore year that I first realized I was absolutely in love with…

Trick or Treating with Food Allergies

Trick or treating is a fun activity to do with family or friends, but if you have a food allergy or sensitivity, this activity can feel challenging and scary.  Peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, wheat, and soy are among the top allergens in candy that…

Overcoming My Fears

Overlooking the fog that covered the peaks of the most diverse and green mountains, it hit me that I was in Costa Rica. I found myself in a lodge full of unfamiliar faces that would share the next 3 weeks immersing in Costa Rica’s culture,…