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8 Unique Neighborhoods & Markets To Explore When You Visit London

  London is an ever-changing magical city.  You can visit the place a hundred times and see, feel, and experience something entirely different with each adventure.  I am self-proclaimed London lover, after spending four beautiful months there and barely scraping the surface of what the city has to offer. Over my many years perusing the […]

How To Visit the Cliffs of Moher & My Experience With the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Walk

What are the Cliffs of Moher The name of the Cliffs of Moher (pronounced “Morr”) precedes them for most first time travelers to Ireland.  Overlooking the ocean, the cliffs are massive, secluded, and slightly eerie in the fog and rain.  8 km in length and located in County Clare you can see the Aran Islands […]

Getting Lost in Canterbury

Sincerest apologies for the major gaps in my blog updates… We rented a car for two weeks and nearly every single day have jetted off somewhere in England within a three hour drive to explore as many places as possible.  Last I left us off in Dover, but we have been all over the map […]

Walking Along The White Cliffs of Dover

Greetings from across the pond!   We landed safely and soundly at Heathrow, made our way quickly to our rental car and sped off toward Dover. For as long as I have wanted to take a road trip around England, I have dreamt of setting eyes upon the white cliffs of Dover.  Severely exhausted from […]

7 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit County Galway Ireland

Rolling green hills, old stone walls, and well-traveled pathways cover the dreamy landscape of western Ireland.  I was fortunate enough to travel to County Galway to study Gaelic, practice my dancing, and make new friends.  Over the course of four weeks, we explored the villages, downtown Galway, the Aran Islands, the countryside, and–of course–all of the […]

Why Croatia Needs to Be Your Next Destination

After living in Ireland for a month, I began a solo backpack adventure into Eastern Europe.  Crafting the perfect itinerary took weeks of drafting, researching and rewriting until, finally, my perfect trip was planned (roughly).  My first three days alone were to be spent in Pula, Croatia.  At the time, I really knew nothing about […]

My First Day Back in London After Two Years

I arrived at London Gatwick Airport bright and early yesterday morning for the first time in years.  I pranced through customs after they let me through, excited to get home.  In college, I studied abroad in London for a semester and my Waterloo flat became my home away from home.  It is without a doubt […]

A Page From My Journal: Discussing Conamara National Park And The Concept of Perfection

I keep a journal.  It wouldn’t feel right telling people that I want to be a writer if I didn’t write things down regularly.  Usually I have a notebook in my bag and if I don’t then my phone’s notepad is my best friend.  Hopefully one day I’ll be on Stephen King’s level where I […]

My First European Backpacking Itinerary

Last summer, I embarked on my first solo journey on which I spent a month in western Ireland and two weeks backpacking through Eastern Europe.  Many often ask me for my itinerary and exactly where I went while on this trip.  So, behold, here is the full backpacking portion itinerary: Ireland Cork: one night Wexford: one […]

Afternoon Tea at The Crooked House of Windsor

  Originally a butcher shop, The Crooked House of Windsor has been around since 1592.  Over the centuries, many businesses have come and gone, but currently it houses one of England’s quaintest tea rooms.   Yes, the building is actually slanted!  Though I would not call myself an tea aficionado, I certainly took part in dining […]

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