I'm not going to lie, adjusting back to America was difficult. There are many nights when I am completely lost in thought about England because the longing to go back is so intense. I want to walk walk the streets of Oxford one more time, get a coffee from Green's Cafe, stop by Oxfam, and … Continue reading The Next Step
Well, its been about a month since I've gotten back from Great Britain, and I can honestly say I miss it. I loved being home with my family and seeing them again, but I must say there were a lot of times when I sat around my house wondering where all my healthy non-GMO food … Continue reading The Study Abroad Experience
And so we have made it. My final weekend trip of study abroad. It didn't feel so final while I was there, probably because I was so eager to go home in two weeks, and I was missing Thanksgiving to be in Germany, but looking back on it, there was something final about it. So … Continue reading Thankfulness in Berlin
Going to Scotland was one of the best choices of my life. I made the decision to go on a spur of a moment, when my friends spontaneously planned the trip and invited me. Little did I know that this short trip with a random group of people would be one of my favorites. We … Continue reading A Literary’s Dream (Or Scotland)
Rome began with a hullabaloo of train mix-ups, running around train stations and... anyway, we got there. Our host met us at the train station, and drove us all the way to our apartment on the other side of town, for free! Seriously, if you are ever traveling in Europe book with housetrip.com. Best apartments … Continue reading Italia: Roma e Vaticana
How long have I longed to be in Italy? When was the first time I dreamed of riding a gondola down the canals of Venice, or of seeing Juliet's balcony, or gazing upon the wonder of the Sistine Chapel?? And in such a short time all of these dreams have come true?? My first impression … Continue reading Italia: Venicia and Verona!
When I decided to switch to Study Abroad in the Fall, I was so excited, not only for the fact that I was now going with two of my best friends instead of complete strangers, but because Fall was my favorite time of year and I was getting to spend it in one of my … Continue reading “I’ll be Home For Christmas….”
My travels so far have been full of many expectations that have not lived up to reality. Examples of moments like this include but are not limited to the following: Expectation: See a wonderful West End play on a night that you are already in London to save money and travel hassle! Reality: It takes … Continue reading Great Expectations
Oh Espania, how wonderful you have been to me. Your cobblestone streets, your beautiful views of mountains in the distance, your siestas and laid back culture have all contributed to a wonderful vacation away from school. Every city I visited at one point felt like my favorite. The first city, Girona, was so lovely and … Continue reading Amour España!
"12 For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. 13 For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and mall were made to drink of one Spirit." -1 … Continue reading If We Are Christ’s Body….