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Of Gondolas and Vaporettos

Location: Venice

Today was the longest day of our trip. We left the hotel at 645 AM and didn’t return until 12:15 that night. We wanted to arrive in Venice early to beat some of the crowds to get good pictures and avoid long lines. 471 more words


Day 3: Day of Rememberence

The Warsaw Tourist Office published a great set of walking tours to explore Warsaw Judaica. Today we spent the whole day, walking through what was the Warsaw Ghetto, learning the history and thinking about Ellen’s grandmother’s family. 464 more words


ROME. I Miss You.

Hello, attractive readers. I apologize for abandoning you. My only excuse is that I’ve been in a state of constant mourning and Rome withdrawal for the past two months. 641 more words

One Absinthe, Two Absinthe, Three Absinthe, Floor!

The Czech Republic is one of those lucky countries that not only suffered through the Nazi regime but were liberated only to be treated to a period of communism. 1,153 more words