Day Three On our last full day in Dublin, we walked across the street from our hotel to visit the viking museum, Dublinia. Did I mention our hotel was in the perfect location? First, here’s the view from our hotel room that weekend, looking across the street at Christ Church Cathedral: Second, if you haven’t … More Winter Holiday in Dublin (Part 2)
In January, my mum and I took a spontaneous trip to Ireland, our first visit to the country and most certainly not our last! We went for about four days and we left wishing we had several more to see everything we wanted to see—and that’s just within the city! The hotel brochure stand advertised … More Winter Holiday in Dublin (Part 1)
I find myself constantly telling friends, family, colleagues, friends of friends, and random people I meet (only once or twice) about Wow Air, which has led me to two conclusions: Wow Air should pay me for all of this advertising, and I should write a blog post about it. Unfortunately, the first has yet to … More Flying WOW Air
Have you ever visited a museum and wondered if you’re getting the most out of your tour? Here’s a little “how to” guide to help you make your next visit even better! #1 Take your time Ask yourself, “Why am I here?” If it is to appreciate ancient antiquities, paintings considered to be masterpieces, and … More What Kind of Museum-Goer Are You?
A beloved film character once declared that Paris is always a good idea and I would have to agree. Paris is one of my favorite cities in the world. Perhaps it’s too obvious a choice, but I can’t help it. I fell hard and fast for the charming ville when I lived there and I try … More Paris in December
On Sunday, N and I woke up around 6:00 so we could get to the pyramids before it became flooded with tourists. Yes, it was necessary and yes, it was worth it. To get there, we took a taxi to Terminal Norte (the bus station) where we walked down to Puerta 8 and purchased two roundtrip … More Mexico City in a Weekend (Part 2)
It’s that time of year again! My “Weekend in México” just became an annual thing and it just so happens that for the second year in a row, I traveled on the first weekend of April. No, I did not plan this. Apparently I just get restless and adventurous in early April every year. This time I … More Mexico City in a Weekend (Part 1)
India (Fall 2012) You know those metal grates that you find in the street sometimes? Well, they have a few on the sidewalks in India. More than a few, with more than a few holes in them. One day, I was walking home from campus with some friends when all of a sudden I stepped into … More #TBT That time I literally fell in a hole
I’ve always been fascinated by the human story. That’s why I enjoy traveling so much. When I’m on the road, I can learn about people, language, food, and culture. I can hear stories I wouldn’t otherwise hear, and I can learn from these stories. I can expand my understanding of the world. A few weeks ago, … More What does a refugee look like?
The morning I left Amsterdam, it was absolutely perfect warm sunny weather which was extremely frustrating to me. Of course it’s gorgeous the day that I’m leaving. I crossed my fingers for good weather in The Hague as I took the tram to the central station and boarded my intercity train. The ride wasn’t too long … More The Hague in a Day