Sunny Days in Santorini

After my trip to Athens, I took a long, albeit comfortable ferry to Santorini. Santorini is an island with several small towns. They all have something to offer, and they're all quite charming. However, what you should know is to get from one town to the next, you either need to rent a vehicle or... Continue Reading →

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An Adventure in Athens

Athens is a city of history like no other. Its ruins have stood in place for thousands of years, and its traditions are many. Yet, modern buildings and contemporary culture are growing to blend the new with the old. All of it makes for an exciting travel experience and a beautiful city to explore. When... Continue Reading →

Vacation in Madrid: Day 2

See Madrid Day 1 here! On my second day in Madrid, I decided to be a bit more artsy. Madrid is home to several amazing art museums. Not least among them are the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Prado National Museum. Simply put, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum has everything. You can find art from the 13th century... Continue Reading →

Vacation in Madrid: Day 1

Having finished my classes for the year, I decided to treat myself to a vacation. And what better place to vacation in than Spain? Good food, rich history, and stunning architecture. First I went to the country's capital, Madrid. Although a modern city, Madrid has taken active steps to preserve its history and culture. All... Continue Reading →

Into the Depths of Paris

On my second day in Paris (see my first day here), I started my morning with a dive into the murky depths of Paris: the Catacombs. Beneath the streets of Paris lies a passage of tunnels lined with bones beyond counting. The Catacombs hold so many skeletons that they even made designs out of them.... Continue Reading →

Afternoon Tea at the May Fair

On a quiet English street not far from Buckingham Palace sits the May Fair Hotel. No doubt the May Fair is a perfect choice should you need an upscale hotel in close proximity to all the most famous sites in London. However, if you're looking for a nice spot to sit back and enjoy some... Continue Reading →

Florence, the Best Italian City?

Rome may be the most famous city in Italy, but Florence is often considered the best Italian city to travel to. It is a city of amazing history, architecture, art, food, and shopping. Florence centers around its famed landmark, the Florence Cathedral, commonly referred to as Il Duomo (the Dome) for its massive dome, which... Continue Reading →

How to Fund Travel

Look. I'm a college kid. Money is always on my mind. We desire what we don't have, right? Colleges are ruthless. Oh! You worked really hard to make extra money this summer. It'd be a shame if someone TOOK IT!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!! So, how the hell do I fund a trip to and through Europe? Well...... Continue Reading →

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Though I am already suffering through my mountains of schoolwork, I decided to add to my suffering by eating healthy. In fact, as I write, I'm eating a dreadfully adequate salad. So, as you can imagine, my mind wanders to the sweeter and sadly, less healthy, foods. Here's the best thing I ever ate:  A... Continue Reading →

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