Europe

Black Out Like a Local in Reykjavik

Black Out Like a Local in Reykjavik

In a city where the sun doesn’t even wake up until 10AM, it’s no surprise that the party rages well into the wee hours of the morning. I can't even imagine what it’s like in the summer when daylight lasts 24 hours. Prior to last week I'd never heard about…
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The Hunt for the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Hunt for the Northern Lights in Iceland

When I booked my flight to Reykjavik I had one goal: to see the Northern Lights. But after stalking the solar activity and weather forecast the week prior to jetting off, I wasn't too convinced we'd get to see them. Our first night in town was cloudy, but we woke…
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My First Living Abroad Experience

My First Living Abroad Experience

So my next big trip is coming up super soon—just TWO WEEKS from today to be exact! I work at an ad agency that offers this program called a life swap. Basically, it's exactly what it sounds like. You swap lives with someone who works your same position in another…
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The Art and Royalty of France

The Art and Royalty of France

I could've easily spent my entire time in Paris strolling through the extensive world class museums with my rainy day mix playing through my headphones. But I hardly even scratched the surface because the weather was too perfect not to be getting lost outside. Oh and that whole "I have…
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An American Tourist in Paris

An American Tourist in Paris

I've heard tons of stories from my friends who've supposedly gone to Paris and lived off wine and bread for something ridiculous like $3 a day. So even with the shitty USD to Euro conversion rate I wasn't too worried about going to Paris without much more than a Sub…
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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

The Eiffel Tower. One of the most iconic structures in the world. To some it's a symbol of romance, to others a structural eyesore. To me, well, I'd been waiting for longer than I can remember to see the iron beauty. I've had a longstanding fascination with bridges so Eiffel's…
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