Posts Tagged "Europe"

Love it or Hate it: Venice, Italy

Love it or Hate it: Venice, Italy

After leaving my short-lived life as a Londoner, I did a week-long ultra touristy trek through Italy, hitting up Rome, Venice, Pompeii, and the Amalfi Coast. Everyone assured me I would absolutely love the romantic old-world charm of Venice. But after three days of exploring the maze-like canals and carless…
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MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

The first couple days after returning from vacation are always a struggle—even more so when you know you’ll be jetting off to another exotic location the following week. From jet lag and slowly coaxing yourself out of vacation mode, to gauging your answer to the infamous "how was your trip" questions.…
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THE COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE OF NORTHERN IRELAND

THE COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE OF NORTHERN IRELAND

Have you ever visited a place without any prior knowledge or expectations of what it'd be like, only to find yourself planning a disappearing act once you arrive, into this fictional world of happily-ever-after that's the complete opposite of the life you actually live? That's what happened to me in Northern…
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I’m Back From Europe: A Brief Recap

I’m Back From Europe: A Brief Recap

It's been a week since I've landed back on US soil. And it's taken me this long to sit down and start writing about it. Mostly because I don't know where to start. It's daunting to summarize what I saw, what I did, and what I've learned during those 97…
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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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The Quest for the Abbey Road Photo

The Quest for the Abbey Road Photo

The only thing on my London must-do list was going out to Abbey Road for the ultra cliche Beatles pic. I woke up excited but pretty bummed that it was raining. I debated not going at all but I knew I’d regret it later. Besides, it was a light rain.…
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