On Fear and Travel

“Why would you want to go so far?” “What if something happens to you while you’re there?” “Aren’t you afraid?” Whenever I talk to people about where I am traveling next or where I dream of going, questions like these often pop up. Whether I’m going to school across an …

11 Day Sea and City Italy Itinerary

Planning a trip to Italy? Italy is a country of art. From the masterpieces lining the walls of the Uffizi Gallery to the iconic cypress trees dotting the Tuscan landscape, Italy is a feast for the eyes. And don’t even get me started on the food. I’m afraid this post …

It’s Tourist Time: Dublin Day 2

Ah the magic of a good night’s sleep. Day two started bright and early. And I mean that literally. The sun was shining, and I felt amazing after a good night’s sleep. Maybe going to bed at 10 pm is lame. It also makes me happy the next morning. If …

Rain and Shine: Dublin Day 1

Welcome to Dublin. Day 1 was a bit of a mixed bag. After one of the greatest trans-Atlantic plane flights in my life (no homesickness, no claustrophobia, no turbulence, arrived early), my day took a turn. Because our flight arrived an hour early, we were stuck on the tarmac until …