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    Returning Home FAQs

    Whenever I tell someone I recently returned from a year abroad, I usually get asked a series of the same questions about my time in London or about my travels. Here they are in case you’re tempted to ask me them ;) Was the food…

  • 8 Things I Won’t Miss About London

    While I will miss many things about London, there are a couple of things I won’t exactly miss. Living in a city in Europe is very different from living in an American suburb. Luckily, I’ve learnt I can adapt, but there are still some things…

  • 10 Things I’ll Miss About London

    Time to start getting nostalgic! A ton of clothes are on my bed. Most of the pictures are off my walls. My desk and drawers are [almost] clean. I’ve said goodbye to so many great friends I’ve made this year. It’s almost time to leave.…

  • Paris, je t’aime

    Spring of 2015 marked my fourth visit to Paris. When I was initially planning my trip, I considered skipping Paris just because I had already seen it (and lived there) but I just couldn’t resist returning to a city I already knew I loved! And…

  • Trip Highlights: Food

    If you read my Paris To Eat List, you knew I had big ambitions for food on my trip. While I certainly pigged out in Paris, I toned it down in my other cities to, you know, stay healthy keep from going broke. We tried to…

  • Trip Highs & Lows

    I’m back! My trip around Europe was a whirlwind and it will certainly take a long time to reflect over it and write about everything as I revise for some very daunting exams, but it will be perfect productive procrastination! So to start off, I…

  • And I’m off!

    I can’t tell you how excited I am to head off on my grand European adventure. Unlike a lot of people I know, I didn’t travel around the world when I was younger. I lived in three states and visited a couple more, but didn’t…

  • Last Day in London with the Family

    New Years Day passed quickly in London. It was the last day my family would be in London and quite possibly the last time I would see them until June, so we tried to make the most of it! The city was very quiet and…