Reading and Writing Challenges

Here is a list of the reading and writing challenges I have set myself for this trip – most are definitely achievable, as long as I manage to stick to it, plus some bonus goals. This list may be updated if/when I receive any inspiration.


  • Take time to read for at least 20 minutes every day
  • Read at least 20 books in the year
  • When I finish a book, write a short review of it and post
  • Keep up with world news – read online newspapers everyday


  • Take time to write for at least an hour every week
  • Finish the first draft by the end of the trip
  • After editing, post the book online


  • Read something in another language
  • Read a spanish newspaper
  • Read a spanish book
  • Write something in spanish