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Oporto, Portugal: an unexpected beauty

Sometimes you just take trips because you find a Ryan Air flight for less than 100 Euros, and you’re curious, and your friends are all going and you decide ‘hey, I’m in Europe, when will I ever be an hour flight from Portugal again?’. 170 more words


Day 54: Wanderlust

For my travel writing class, we are reading Rebecca Solnit’s Wanderlust.  It’s a meditation on the impulse to travel, the problems of travel, and on the history of walking.   113 more words


Getting to the Roots

What is at the root of the desire to travel?  Is it simply the need to get out of a rut and experience the world, or is it something more than just a conundrum of being bored with your every day routine?   1,056 more words

Madrid Snapshots: Weekends at Home

Some snapshots of my time in Madrid, in no particular order :)


Ciao for now!



A Bit of Anxiety

When I bite off too much than I probably should have, it leaves a lot to do. Many of us do this. And it starts to show whether it’s your pile of dirty laundry, some books partially read, dirty dishes in the sink or a toilet that probably could use a good cleaning… 264 more words


A continuation on Mrs. Laraby

Well it turns out two of the three countries i was nearly positive Mrs. Laraby named she didn’t actually travel to. Those two were, i believe, Siberia and Saudi Arabia. 184 more words

China Life

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Wow it has been awhile since I have posted any recipes on here and while I could list off the many excuses I can come up with to explain my absence…I am not.   650 more words