The Cantrell’s Take Europe Part 1

The Cantrell’s Take Europe Part 1

My parents arrived in Dublin early on a June Thursday morning. I had to work, so my sister, who had come back to Ireland with me a week earlier, met them at the hotel. At noon we met for lunch, and I got my first good look at my parents since arriving in Europe. Daddy [...]

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Ordering Food in Brussels

Ordering Food in Brussels

Walking into the restaurant, Marian, Sarah and I looked around with a hope that someone would come seat us. Neither sign was posted saying, “Please wait to be seated,” nor was there anyone bustling over to the three very lost travelers. After a few minutes of awkward stares from the locals, a middle-aged Belgian woman [...]

Things That Get Me Pumped About Travel

Things That Get Me Pumped About Travel

We all have those things that inspire us to get out there and see the world. These are mine. Books Sihpromatum - I Grew My Boobs in China by Savannah Grace This is a true story account of a 14-year-old girl and her family going on a one year turned into four journey around the world. [...]

Things I’ve Learned While Traveling Europe

Things I’ve Learned While Traveling Europe

1.    Always have a backup plan. Things will go wrong. That's just bound to happen and there isn't much you can do to prepare for that.  Just try to go with the flow and mend your plans.  When you know a possibility exists where something could go wrong, have a backup plan in case of emergency. [...]

I’m a Columnist!

I’m a Columnist!

Holy Toledo!! Wowza!! Whoa Baby!!!!!!! Chose which ever you like because that is EXACTLY how I feel! I have loved writing for as long as I can remember. Sometimes I would write in my journal for hours talking to my future self about politics, rumors, or my latest crush.  Other times I would write letters [...]

A Letter to Expats

Expatriate (expat for short) 1. 
a person who lives outside their native country. Expats (then, now, and future), I know that this life is hard, but it is also a blessing. Don’t tell my mama, but there have been several occasions in which I want to throw in the towel and go home. Back to [...]