Savoring Sicily

Have you been to Sicily yet? Have you considered going? Sure, Rome, Venice, Florence, and Naples are great, but standard tourist sights. I'm not saying skip any of those, but I don't know why Sicily hasn't become a HOT destination. In fact, the only types of tourists I met were from Eastern European countries, students/Erasmus … Continue reading Savoring Sicily

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Traveling through the Desert – Arizona

If you’re able to make a quick trip to Arizona -  do it. Late August, my boyfriend told me he signed up for a 3 day training in Tucson, Arizona during September. Although I've been to over 20 countries, I’ve never been out west. I’ve always wanted to see the Grand Canyon, and I'm fascinated … Continue reading Traveling through the Desert – Arizona

3 Days in Ibiza – Off Season

On our first day- we wandered around Ibiza Old town or Dalt Vila, which is a recognized UNESCO site. We received complimentary maps with walking routes at the tourist office in the centre. The old town is vibrant with pale colors, turquoise harbor views, and medieval architecture. The main castle is from 16th century and it's one … Continue reading 3 Days in Ibiza – Off Season

5 Reasons to Visit Ibiza in the Off Season

At the end of my final semester in March I visited Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean. One of my European friends inwardly cringed and demanded why I was going during the 'winter' season and not waiting for summer (ie. May to possibly September). She claimed it would be cold and there would be … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Ibiza in the Off Season

Returning to London after 12 years…

My friend Lindsay and I went to London to see the Gala Performance of Doctor Faustus, which features Game of Thrones' Kit Harrington as the leading role (its ongoing from April-June 2016). The show was a contemporary adaptation to the late 14th century play. They made references to President Obama, and President Trump (unfortunately as the next … Continue reading Returning to London after 12 years…

Machrie Moor Stones at Isle of Arran

On the 5th of March, I wanted to get out of the fine city of Glasgow, and since I enjoy the coastline thats the direction I wanted to head towards. As I grew up on the coastline back home in the states, I really miss not being able to see the beach from my house. On … Continue reading Machrie Moor Stones at Isle of Arran

Stirling Castle

I spent over 3 hours at Stirling Castle with a few of my friends in my MSc program. We were impressed by the sheer size of the castle. It offers a variety of interactive modules such as - dress up in medieval regalia, games, instruments, movies, and impersonators. The castle has been owned by a … Continue reading Stirling Castle