Switzerland and Austria

Hiking in the mountains of Switzerland was a breath of fresh air. After city hopping for the last two months, it was really nice to be up on the mountains. Aside from being very expensive, Switzerland may be my favorite place I’ve traveled so far. Zurich was a very clean, safe city. We were only…

Ireland And Northern Ireland

Now that it is over, I can spill the beans. I took a trip alone. I wanted a break from seven roommates, no privacy, and making compromises. Don’t get me wrong, I love people and traveling with friends, but it was nice to have a weekend just to myself and be able to do everything…

Study Break

In the midst of my midterm exam week, I took a study break to make this video about my first month and a half here. Hope you enjoy!

Dubrovnik, Croatia

When we landed in Dubrovnik, our view out of the airplane looked like the Red Waste desert from Game of Thrones. Actually, a lot of the scenery looked like it had come from Game of Thrones. The entire “Old Town” of Dubrovnik is where the King’s Landing scenes from Game of Thrones were filmed. My…

Barcelona, Spain

With the three day weekends I have here, I need to take advantage of the cheap(er than the United States) and easy travel. My friends Ellie, Hannah, and I decided to take a weekend trip to Barcelona this past weekend and we jam packed the whole weekend. We left early Friday morning and were in…

Venice, Italy

My first 100% independent travel experience was to Venice this past weekend with four of my friends. The one sentence we all kept repeating was, “This is so weird.”  Our trip started off early on Saturday morning, with a four hour train ride that got delayed due to the bullet train strikes that are happening…

Vatican City

The Pope is just a twenty minute walk from my front door. He is practically my neighbor in comparison to my home in Connecticut. It was at the top of my to-do list to go to Vatican City, which is the home of ancient artworks, the Sistine Chapel, and the Pope (my new neighbor).  If…