Strolling Solo: Edinburgh, Scotland

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” -Oscar Wilde It’s a weird feeling when you’re about to be somewhere completely by yourself. There are no friends to debate whether you’re going the right way or not, or to … Continue reading Strolling Solo: Edinburgh, Scotland

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Discovering Ireland: The South Side

“I'll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it” -Unknown I got a week off of classes this semester for Fall Break and was lucky enough to have my mom and brother come for a visit! We spent 6 days meeting the southern-part of Ireland. We rented … Continue reading Discovering Ireland: The South Side

A Letter To Those I Miss

“You’ll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need to be that other persons someone else, a living, breathing, screaming invitation to believe better things.” -Jamie Tworkowski Today as I sat in my room in London I … Continue reading A Letter To Those I Miss

Day Trip From London: Stonehenge, Bath

“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of another.” -Lawrence Block Groupon did a special with Day Tours London for a day trip to Stonehenge and Bath. It was a sunny day (you have to appreciate them when they come around) and we had … Continue reading Day Trip From London: Stonehenge, Bath

Okay Barcelona, You Win

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all" -Helen Keller I stepped off the plane and screamed, “Hola Barcelona!” Mainly because I was excited to arrive in a new country, but also because literally one of the only words I know in Spanish is “hola.” Yeah, I’m educated. And let’s not forget that I … Continue reading Okay Barcelona, You Win

Day Trip From London: Brighton

"All that I'm after is a life full of laughter" -Daughtry Because I grew up in a beachy area, I feel like I physically/emotionally/mentally can't go too long without seeing water. I luckily got to spend a day at Brighton, which is on the south coast of England and only about an hour from London via train. Although … Continue reading Day Trip From London: Brighton

Day Trip From London: Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford

"Live the life that people write novels about." -Unknown I had an amazing time this past weekend with Premium Tours Ltd. Although the day was ridiculously long and my neck stil hurts from sleeping on a bus, it was definitely my favorite experience thus far. I got the chance to meet an enormous castle, my … Continue reading Day Trip From London: Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford