Parisian Storybook

The book begins with the acknowledgements; an homage to those who influenced the production and experience. To the audible murmurs of eavesdropping strangers who said, “Everyone in Paris is rude.” To trusted family members who informed me that, “I’ve never heard anything good about Paris. All I know is that the city is dirty and everyone smokes.” And lastly, to my close friends who said, … Continue reading Parisian Storybook

The Barcelona Balance

Nestled along the pebbly coastline of the Balearic Sea, is a city often overshadowed by touristic tendencies and common popularity. Barcelona basks in the sunlight while the city’s lesser known attractions wait to be discovered by European travelers both old and new. The metropolitan radiance of diamond shaped pedestrian walking paths alongside paved roadways, keeps the city fresh and young in a continent often defined … Continue reading The Barcelona Balance

55 Times I Lived and Learned Throughout Europe

Study abroad is a hard concept to define. It’s a personal journey of growth and a magical 4 months, but being truly immersed in another culture teaches you more than any textbook, museum or travel guide ever could. I had my fair share of trial and error while traveling in Italy and throughout the rest of Europe. Most of the time, it resulted in a … Continue reading 55 Times I Lived and Learned Throughout Europe

Cinque Terre in Five Photos

Cinque Terre, meaning five lands, is a coastal area on the Northern coast of the Italian Riviera. Consisting of five towns, Cinque Terre is the Pinterest perfect location of rocky shorelines, colorful houses and la dolce vita. On a rainy April day, that eventually turned into a sunny one, Melissa, her family, their family friends, and I, took a train from Florence to La Spezia and a metro … Continue reading Cinque Terre in Five Photos