Spring Break!

March 10 For spring break I spent a week in Italy. Most of my time was spent in Rome with the exception of a two day adventure in Florence. Rome is an amazing city. It looks as if its been completely built around the remains of the Roman Empire. It has so much to see…

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The London Underground

February 25 I love the underground. My biggest fear of coming to London was learning how to use public transportation, but now I am fully adjusted. I use the underground to get everywhere and, thanks to the Oyster Cards that CAPA has given us, it is completely free of cost in zones 1 and 2….

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Amsterdam

February 10th I spent this past weekend in Amsterdam. I’ve been in Amsterdam once before when i was younger and it has been one of my favorite cities in the world for a long time. The beautiful canals and leaning buildings give the tiny city a unique feeling that is difficult to fully express in…

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Stonehenge

January 26 This past weekend I had the opportunity to visit the iconic Stonehenge. On the bus ride to the monument the guide constantly used words like magical, mysterious, and mystical in regards to the monument and even had a little pop-up book that he had previously purchased from the gift shop at Stonehenge (can’t…

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The First Week

January 20, London is amazing. This first week has been hard because of factors like jet lag and  having to adjust to living with six other people in a five bedroom two bathroom flat. However, no matter if I’m tired or cramped I’m still in London. I have this amazing opportunity ahead of me and so…

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Settled In Munich

Its been a struggle, but I’m finally settled in Munich. We took a bus all last Monday night for 8 hours from Düsseldorf to Munich and arrived early Tuesday morning. We lugged our giant luggage around the city and on the trains until we were able to check in, receive our keys and walk into…

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Happy Endings and New Beginnings

I’ve just returned from my first trip in Europe outside of London, and it was amazing. I along with three other girls from the U.S. traveled to Scotland and Ireland, we stayed in Glasgow while in Scotland but took a day trip to Edinburgh and in Dublin while in Ireland with a day trip to…

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I Can See the Alps From My Balcony!

After having been in Germany from a month, the time came when we had to wave goodbye to the charming city of Münster and said hello to Germany’s third largest city: the beautiful Munich. The transition was not flawless. (Being on a bus all night long is not really my cup of tea.) But everything…

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There’s no place like home?

The tally, Scotland, Ireland and now, Norway. This past week was jam packed full of fun and memories and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. After returning from my trip to Scotland and Ireland, a good friend who is abroad in France came to stay with me. Two days later, we both flew to…

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