After what seemed to be an unusually hard couple of days for myself and a handful of my closest people last week, it was fitting that Simone and I had a trip planned to distract ourselves and get a change of scenery. Yes, I know, it hasn’t been all that long since I experienced a change… Continue reading Pintxos & Funiculars & The Sea In Between.
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.
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.
My dear friend Lauren paid a visit to me just over a week ago now. There’s nothing like having someone visit to make you appreciate the space you live in with fresh eyes. We made a day trip to Soller and the Port, and meandered around Palma, visiting the necessary sights, and then some. But… Continue reading When Lauren Comes to Mallorca…
“My house in Budapest, my hidden treasure chest…” George Ezra knows how to sing it; Budapest was a little hidden treasure chest with gems sprinkled throughout the city. But somehow, this capital city has been kept under wraps to much of the world it seems. I have been trying to tell everyone who has asked how… Continue reading Budapest!