Sierra is a junior studying international business and Spanish at Saint Louis University-Madrid. Aside from forgetting to call her parents, Sierra spends her time traveling, hiking, sending dog pictures to her friends, and telling dad jokes.
Sierra ZimaI am a big fan of solo travel. From day trips to week long spring break adventures, I've traveled solo around Europe several times. My most recent trip was to Malaga, Spain, to soak up some sun at the...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI have always been that girl who loves being in a relationship and is almost always in one. From my junior year of high school to my junior year of college, I was not single. I had three relationships...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIf you've been in the health and fitness circle for some time, you might have heard about the trend of intermittent fasting. Like all diet fads, some argue that intermittent fasting doesn't work and i...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaAre you getting ready to enter the working world and still have a lot of questions about how to actually do it? Never fear, because Metiza has created the Women at Work Series, a collection of helpful...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWe do it every day: cereal or oatmeal for breakfast? Skip or go to class? Buy those cute, on sale shoes or save for a new laptop? We make choices each and every day that define how our day, week, year...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaLooking to learn a new language? Looking to continue strengthening your language skills after you've left the classroom or the country you've been studying in? Have no fear, Sierra is here, with a lis...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIt's no secret that in today's technological age, people are longing to disconnect and head out into nature to feel better. Nature has been known to have healing properties, whether from the plants ha...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMy father works four jobs. My mother works two. At my peak, I worked four jobs, but now I only work two. Some might describe my family as hardworking, which is usually a positive adjective; others mig...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaTo have roommates or to not have roommates, that is the question. Hunting for apartments can be an exhilarating experience: it's one of the first steps to becoming a strong, independent woman! But if ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMy mother always says this about relationships: "you're either going to breakup or get married". Most of the time, outcome that happens is the breakup instead of the marriage. It's not a surprise that...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaYour semester abroad has ended and you've packed all your belongings. You've gotten on the plane and have arrived home safely. But now, home feels like a foreign country; the values, customs, and cult...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaStudying abroad can be an amazing experience. Before you left, you felt nervous about acclimating to a new culture and excited about the new adventures and possibilities ahead. While you were studying...Continue reading
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