Wanting Adventure

Wanting Adventure

It's my last Sunday in Berlin. If the people were mean, the clouds constantly poured, and the sights were underwhelming then I would hate it here. The people have been more than kind to me. Most days are exceptionally beautiful, and the places I've visited have been wonderful. Therefore, I really like it here. It [...]

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Reserve and Learn

Reserve and Learn

Public transportation in Germany has been really efficient. I have mastered the BVG in Berlin. I confidently hop from station to station to reach my destinations. I took a train for the first time to Prague from Berlin. Three other students from my study abroad were also going to Prague on the same train, so we [...]

12 Trips in 12 Months

12 Trips in 12 Months

Yet another update! Hey y'all! Back in January, I started a challenge with myself to do 12 trips in 12 months - at least one per month. Well, I have been on track! Here's an update of the things I've done so far this year!! January: Family trip over the New Year to Orlando, Florida [...]

Walking Where the Walkers Walked

Walking Where the Walkers Walked

Here's one of my columns that was published in the Times-Georgian a few weeks ago. Hope you enjoy! --- Payton and I are what some people would call “fan girls.” According to the quick Google search I just did, a fan girl is defined as “an obsessive female fan (usually of movies, comic books, or [...]

A Comforting Place

A Comforting Place

Hello! I know you all enjoy words and stories from Morgan; however she's allowing me to share a few thoughts from my study abroad in Berlin on her blog. I have been in Berlin for 6 days. It's already gone by so fast, but I have 26 days to go. Each day consists of learning more [...]

When a Swede Visits the South

When a Swede Visits the South

My best friend in the entire world, Matilda, is visiting me in August!! I've talked about her a lot on my blog. And in case you started following me recently, I met Matilda in my year abroad in Ireland. She was one of my roommates in Dublin. She's my Harry Potter watching, Disney song singing, [...]

12 People You Meet While Living Abroad

12 People You Meet While Living Abroad

The American Studying Abroad This person never seems to study for their classes. And they drink a lot because they're usually underage back home. Your International Flatmate(s) This person (or in my case people) are difficult to live with because of the language barrier, but somehow you make it work. You love them.   The [...]

Even More Stuff That I Miss From Ireland

Even More Stuff That I Miss From Ireland

Of all the things I miss about Dublin, I think the architecture and parks are the two that surprises me most. Walking around my hometown, we don't have any of the Georgian Doors that are painted different colors. All over the city, you will find the doors to Georgian buildings painted different hues of red, yellow, [...]

Video Blog: Arizona Road Trip

Video Blog: Arizona Road Trip

FINALLY edited the Arizona road trip video! I may or may not have had 37 minutes of footage to dive through.... Enjoy!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo5SFfQxjGk  

The best kept, not so, secret in Arizona

The best kept, not so, secret in Arizona

Originally Posted on April 12, 2015 in the Times-Georgian by Morgan Cantrell --- Arizona has twenty-five locations under the National Park Service, ranging from National Monuments to National Historical Sites to National Parks, like the Grand Canyon. In my research for things to do in Arizona, I looked up the listing of all of the National [...]