Chasing The Sun

I love to lay in the sun, soak up the rays, and then question why I am sunburnt. In March I escaped to Spain and Portugal for a week in the name of Chasing the Sun. A week ago I ran off to Greece for the weekend and came back with sunburn on the tops […]

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THE CITY OF LIGHTS

How to begin. Paris was beyond perfect. Flowers were blooming, and the sun was out of hiding. No words will give Paris the justice it deserves, yet here I am, trying to relay visions of Paris and its astonishing beauty in your mind.  You know sometimes when your completely at bliss and you realize life […]

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A Weekend Away

Amsterdam was a dream come true. Every corner and cafe was filled with art and beautiful people. As a person who admires and loves art, I found myself to be in a paradise of visual splendor. I saw Van Gogh and Banksy and Roy Lichtenstein, all of the greats. Never before did I dream of […]

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When in Sweden

Sweden is everything I had hoped for, and more. The people and culture here are beautiful- like melt in your shoes beautiful. The journey to Bjornkulla, where I am staying for the semester was long. I only got lost on the train a little bit, but thankfully I made it home. My room is gargantuan […]

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Catching Up and Looking Ahead

Fall semester is speeding by, so I figured I should commemorate a few of the events that have happened thus far. To be honest, I have not done anything crazy, no bungee jumping or traveling halfway around the world. In fact, I have been quite stationary. Which brings me to the most interesting(?) part of my […]

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A SHORT SUMMER

Summer came and went as quickly as most things in life. A month and a half of working long shifts, hours spent in the dimly lit hallways of a nursing home, money made. Looking back at my brief stint of summer ‘vacation’ there were moments that made July and August noteworthy. Days spent with Lydia […]

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The End of June

Unbelievably, I only have eleven full days left in South Africa.  Port Elizabeth has become a type of home for me, a warmer coastal home. Over the past five months, I have made incredible memories and met beautiful people.  When I signed up to study in South Africa I didn’t know exactly what I would […]

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