Stonehenge Rocks!

London was perfect in every way.  It had been my number one international dream destination for as long as I could remember.  But as I mentioned with Oxford, I think I fell even more in love with the areas a couple hours outside of London.  On the same gorgeous day I met my city-soulmate Oxford, Emily and I also got to see the gorgeous, mysterious Stonehenge.

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Reflecting on 2015

Looking back on 2015, it’s hard to believe all that has happened. I traveled to five new countries (UK, Italy, Vatican City, Greece, and Canada), got to revisit my favorite city in the world (Paris), and actually half-way figured out what I want to do with my life and future (which may be the most amazing thing on this list).

 

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Athens: Limited Time Only

After our EF College Break adventure through London, Paris, and Rome, Emily and I had another trip booked to explore the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini through Travel Talk Tours.  In between these two journeys, we had a chance to spend about 24 hours in Athens.  Leave it to us to make the most of a short time in a city with so much to see!

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Coffee Break

In all my travels, whether it’s just a drive to school or a trip across the ocean, I am always looking for a coffee shop.  I have always wanted to like coffee since I discovered that coffee houses are usually adorable, cozy places.  Now that I have begun to enjoy that bitter, acquired taste, I am even more eager to find these happy little corners of the world.

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I Left My Heart in Gruyéres

My favorite places and moments of travel are always the unexpected ones. I love being completely surprised by a city or sight. This is exactly what happened on August 1, 2013 in Gruyéres, Switzerland.

Gruyéres was part of an unexpected pit stop when my friend desperately needed to use the bathroom. We had just finished touring a Swiss chocolate factory and were trying to get back “home” to Bad Säckingen. We spotted restaurants and shops and knew that there would also be bathrooms. However, we didn’t know that we were about to stumble across what is quite possibly the cutest Swiss town in existence.

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