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Day Trips from London: St. Albans

If you love beautiful churches, Roman history, and/or cute buildings, then St. Albans is a must for you. During my time in London, I made the trip up to St. Albans twice. Once to see the Christmas markets and…

15 Must-Visit Churches in Rome

With over 900 churches in Rome, it can be hard to pick out the ones you need to visit. One of the things I love about Rome is that no matter what church you wander into, you’ll most likely…

Keukenhof: A Guide

If you want to see the prettiest flowers in the world, Keukenhof is the place to go. Open each spring, Keukenhof showcases more than 7 million bulbs and 800 varieties of tulips over 32 hectares of land. Use this…

Tips for Travel in Europe

My travels have almost only occurred in Europe (with the exception of some visits to cities in the States). I absolutely love just about everything about the continent and would return in a heartbeat. Having lived in two European…

US vs. UK Academics

What are the differences between US and UK academics you encountered while abroad? I’ve been asked this question by just about everyone I’ve come across at school, so I thought I’d touch upon it here. US vs. UK academics,…

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Must-Have Travel Apps

Thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and even Wifi, travel apps are a fantastic way to stay informed and prepared while travelling. I used these free travel apps while living in and travelling around Europe and they have made my everyday life…