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 […]

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Video Update from Arizona

  Coming to ya live from Arizona, it’s Mooorrggaannn!! Who is sick. Again.  

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The Power of Scent

So the strangest/best thing happened last night. It was late. I’d been out with friends catching up, got home, talked to my parents, and finally around 11.30pm, I made my way to my room. I finally broke down and decided to put sheets on my bed. Yes, I had been sleeping only on a mattress […]

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Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – The Struggle

For the next two days, I will be talking about one of the many difficulties in the repatriate process. Being in your home country during a cultural celebration in your host country.  For me, the most difficult cultural celebration occurred yesterday, St. Patrick’s Day. My heart yearned to be no where on earth except in […]

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To Sleep or Not to Sleep?

Ok guys, let’s have honesty time! How many of us have ever just taken time out of our travel adventures to rest or sleep? I know I have! In the picture above, my sister and I are passed out cold on New Years Eve after a long day in Sea World. And yes, it’s like […]

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#SorryILivedInEurope

Sometimes I’ll do strange things or say strange things or try to drive on the left side of the road. When these things happen, my only response is to say, “Sorry, I lived in Europe.” My friends, and specifically Jessica, have taken to automatically adding the hashtag part to the beginning of my inevitable apology. […]

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The Times I Fell in Norway

I posted this gem on Instagram earlier today. View this post on Instagram I was looking through Norway photos and found this gem from Tromsø. See, I'm from the Southern States, and we never get snow. I'm clumsy as it is, but put me in thick snow and ice and I'm practically useless. No, I'm […]

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19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

1: Saying things like “Brilliant!” and “Grand!” and “Thanks a million!” and “Cheers!” They just slip out and people look at me like I’m crazy 2: Writing my dates like this: 20/11/14 Literally have had to rip up checks and re-sign documents because of this 3: Cadbury Caramel It’s the best chocolate on the earth. Try […]

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11 Things a Traveler Does while Not on the Road

1: Constantly check SkyScanner for the cheapest flights to the destination of their choice Currently on SkyScanner, I could fly from Newark Airport to Dublin, Ireland for $513 in December…… 2: Keep the Weather App loaded with places all over the world Always dreaming of better weather 3: Have your Passport in your wallet at all […]

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The Feeling of “Did I?”

Sometimes, I can’t believe that I lived in Ireland for a year. It’s very difficult to be here in America living everyday life, going from place to place, drinking diet cokes, hanging out with friends and family, and comprehend that I missed a year here at home. This place is the same as it has […]

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