San Gimignano

When we left Rome, we were more than ready to leave. Little did we know that, during our lunch stop on way to the next city, Florence, we would find an unexpected gem of a place called San Gimignano. No one gave us any context before stopping here, and the bus area wasn't much to …

Venice

Venice is a place of dreams. This is true in a broad sense, of course; the place is completely surreal. Everything about it is hazy and magical, vivid and strange. It's a city built on water, a city sinking amidst its own paved alleyways and winding canals. But more specifically, it's a place of my …

Paris

May 24th - 28th, 2017 We arrived in Paris at at sometime around seven or eight in the morning. They told us to sleep on the plane, but even after the windows were shut tight and the cabin darkened, that didn't exactly happen. I wasn't yet used to sleeping upright, and I'm pretty sure there …

…And the Return

That's right...I'm back! So yeah, you're probably thinking..."wait, I thought there were supposed to be a whole summer's worth of blog posts before this one?" And if you weren't expecting that, then, boo you for not having faith in me...but mainly kudos to you for thinking that my former resolution was pretty far-fetched in reality. …

Departure

It's today it's today it's today!!! I have no idea what that quote is from, but it's from some movie. A kid is running somewhere really excitedly, saying that that in a high pitched voice over and over. I'm imagining that heĀ is waving something in the air, shrieking and completely filled with energy and joy. …