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Back from Bruges

June 8, 2010 by

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I finally I did something I’ve always wanted to do: spontaneously hop on the next bus out of town and go away for the weekend! I was just sitting in the common room before lunch on Friday and I was chatting with my friends Christian and Ania. The three of us had traveled to Paris […]

Walsingham: England’s Nazareth

May 17, 2010 by

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Walsingham is a little village in the county of Norfolk (on the eastern coast of England) and has been an important pilgrimage site since medieval times. A Saxon woman named Richeldis de Faverches was visited by a Marian vision in 1061 in which the Virgin Mary asked her to build a Walsingham replica of the […]

Spring Break, Part II

April 23, 2010 by

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I have just had the best spring break ever! My friend Ania and I survived for six weeks with one backpack each and a broke student’s budget. We hopped from plane to plane, hostel to hostel. After 6 weeks, 15 flights, and 8 destinations, I have completely wiped out my bank account and last stores […]

Spring Break, Part I

March 28, 2010 by

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Here are some pictures I’ve taken over the past couple of weeks while visiting family friends in Germany. They were nice enough to drive me around neighboring countries as well. Here are some I took in Strasbourg, Luxembourg, and Metz. Strasbourg, in northeastern France, is the seat of the European Union and the European Parliament. […]

Places to See Before You Die: Europe

February 6, 2010 by

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As I sit here planning my spring break this year,  I came across this site: Places to See in Europe Before You Die. I am in love with these gorgeous pictures and I would love to see these places one day. What I love about this list is that it features beautiful places that a […]

Happy New Year!

January 2, 2010 by

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Happy new year, everyone! One of my new year’s resolutions is to keep my blog updated. Sorry for slacking the past month or two, but thanks to all of you who stuck around. As promised, here are a few pictures from my trip to Paris a couple of weeks ago. FYI: According to the locals, […]

Back from Scotland

November 16, 2009 by

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Hello, all. Sorry for my blogging silence these past few days. I haven’t been ignoring your lovely blogs. I have just arrived back from my weekend trip to Scotland. My friends Christian, Andrew, Mary, and I rented a car and left Friday morning for Fort William in Scotland. The drive took about 11 hours because […]