A quaint little medieval town located about 70 minutes south of Florence. In the planning stages of our trip, we knew we would want to make a point to take a day trip somewhere in the Tuscany region and after a little bit of research it became clear that Siena was a fan-favorite. I agree with these… Continue reading A Day Trip to Siena, Italy.
While Semana Santa, Spain’s Holy Week, ended on Monday, Mallorca had given students time off into the end of this week and given I work in a school, I also had the week off. Which could only mean one thing- another opportunity to travel! Let’s be honest here, any chance to travel I take. Simone and… Continue reading Milano + Firenze.
From the time my feet touched the ground in Ireland to when I took off once again, it was apparent that the luck of the Irish was not with me. I thought maybe being a teeny bit Irish may give me a leg up with some good fortune, but to no avail. There were hiccups… Continue reading Ireland.
This post goes out to Celia and Melina, who reminded me many a times in their short stay that we were straight chillin’ in Mallorca, which is to say that we have it really good on this little island. And what a treat to be able to show the girls what I love most about… Continue reading Straight Chillin’ in Mallorca.
Prior to taking off for Tenerife, I had a layover in Barcelona and a few days prior I had this idea that perhaps Simone would like to come along for a day trip with me. And lucky for me, she was up for a little adventuring so on a grey Thursday, we found ourselves in… Continue reading Barcelona.
It’s St Patrick’s Day and I’m feeling a little reminiscent of the ways I celebrated in the years past. During my time at Michigan State University, St. Patrick’s Day was always looked on with excitement. The last two years that I spent in East Lansing as a student I lived with Ann and Kaley in an apartment… Continue reading St. Pat’s Day & Memories.
All of five weeks ago, I received a message from Ann expressing the sentiment that due to work schedules and vacation time and my timetable of returning to the states, she did not think she would be able to come to visit in June as we had planned from before I even arrived in Spain.… Continue reading Paris is Always a Good Idea.