I left the United States in 2012 to pursue a certificate in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. I lived in the historic city of Guadalajara and in sunny Puerto Vallarta, both in the beautiful state of Jalisco, Mexico.
Visit Kate Dana Teaches for information on English for Spanish Speakers.
In 2014, I moved to the coast of Colombia to teach for a year as a volunteer. I fell in love with this incredible country and stayed to live and work a total of for four amazing years in Cartagena and Barranquilla.
Visit La Gringa Costeña for information about my love for coastal areas.
I returned to the U.S. in 2018 and drove 2,929 miles across the country to Seattle, Washington, before relocating to Sacramento, where my journey in international travel began in 2010.
Currently, I work as an independent writer creating quality online content for culture, education, and travel websites.
When I’m not writing or traveling, I enjoy cooking vegetarian dishes, riding my vintage Vespa, and keeping in touch with friends around the globe.