55.3781° N, 3.4360° W: United Kingdom

The UK has so much to offer aside from its standard, tourist drawing cities. (but if you want to hear all about how much I adore London, go check out “Things to thank: London”). The countryside is quite beautiful, sprinkled with unique small towns filled with culture. If you’ve read your fair share of nineteenth […]

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64.9631° N, 19.0208° W: Iceland

Iceland is known for having the most beautiful women and the most barren lands. As we drove down a long, winding road the landscape seemed strikingly dark from the absence of trees and prevalence of the rocky terrain. As we road on we got glimpses of blue shores meeting small coastal towns. We were headed […]

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46.2276° N, 2.2137° E: France

When I look back on my trip to France I think about playing my grandma’s favorite poker game, follow the queen, as the two of us sat in the sunbathed courtyard of the Inn we were staying at in the countryside. For about 10 days my mom, step dad, grandma and I explored France, from […]

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9.7489° N, 83.7534° W: Costa Rica

The first thing that comes to mind as I look back on my trip to Costa Rica is all of the vibrant colors. From the bright orange house with a purple painted living room that I stayed in to the colorful fruit filled markets and lively people that roamed them. As outsiders in this vivid new […]

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51.1657° N, 10.4515° E: Germany

Oddly, February was the perfect time of year to go to Germany. I resided on the third floor of the Zarda’s home in Istein (outside of Frankfurt) for close to two weeks. The small window overlooked fields that remained empty as the winter came towards its end. The first morning brought a surprise as I […]

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Things to Thank: London

Dear London, I’ve been thinking about what to say to you for quite some time now. When we were first introduced, I didn’t know what to expect from you. The only thing I did know was the importance of savoring every moment of being with you. I lived in a tiny dorm style flat that […]

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