How old are you, what grade are you finishing, and where do you go to school?

I’m a 17-year-old senior in high school and I go to Colegio Católico Notre Dame.

How many countries have you been to?

I’ve been to 23 countries and 58 cities!

What do you travel for?

I travel to become more independent and to look at things with a different perspective.

What is the biggest lesson travel has taught you?

I learned to respect other people’s traditions and beliefs.

Three fun facts about yourself:I’m from Puerto Rico, I love animals, and I want to study forensic psychology.

What is the weirdest food you have ever eaten?

Llama carpaccio from Cuzco, Perú.

Give some advice for a first-time TFTer.

Don’t be afraid to try new things and make the most out of your trip since it will be the best weeks of your life!

Favorite city and why?

My favorite city is Copenhagen, Denmark because of the beautiful architecture, amazing weather, and kind people.

If you were a country, which country would you be and why?

If I were a country I would be Canada because of how accepting they are.

From your experience, which country has the friendliest people?

Thailand! After all, it’s called “the land of smiles.”