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Four of the Best Things I Did in New York this Summer

Four of the Best Things I Did in New York this Summer

This summer I embarked on my childhood dream adventure. A trip of a lifetime around the United States of America. I did have to endure working in a summer camp for three months prior to my 4 week period of immense traveling… let’s just say those sleepless nights and 5am starts were absolutely worth it, […]

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Vatican Museum is a Testament to the Arts

Vatican Museum

My first day in Rome I set out to the Vatican. I figured this would be a full day and I should get it out of the way right off the bat. When you go to the Vatican, it’s no small expedition, it’s a tremendous one. You could actually probably spend more than a day […]

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Romancing the Blarney Stone in Cork

Blarney Stone

Everyone tells you that you have to visit Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. So guess what, I did! I may have spent some time romancing the Blarney Stone in Cork, Ireland. Getting There To get there from Dublin I took a train to Cork, it was a bit pricey, then a bus from Cork to […]

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Beautiful Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Now writing this post about 6 years after visiting, I’m a little rusty on the details of how we got there. We didn’t rent a car so we definitely took public transportation. According to their website, there’s a free shuttle. If you plan on going, I’d definitely look into that. I do recall the beautiful […]

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An Afternoon Spent at the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

The same day I went to Versailles, after lots of walking, I went to the Eiffel Tower. I had a wonderful, though partly traumatizing afternoon spent at the Eiffel Tower. For those of you who hate heights, like myself, suck it up and do it anyway. This way you won’t ever have to do it again! Also, take […]

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Hever Castle, Childhood Home of Anne Boleyn

Hever Castle

Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn is outside of London, but not far. If you aren’t fluent on the wives of Henry the 8th, Anne was Henry’s second wife. She was the reason for the break from the Catholic church. Henry needed a divorce from his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, and the Pope wouldn’t […]

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What to Do with a Night in Rome

a night in rome

After my long haul to get to Rome, I was really happy to finally be there. I had made it in one piece, by myself! Being that I’d never been to Rome, or Italy, and spoke very very very little Italian. I was really impressed with myself. Then, I decided to hit up some of […]

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Comics Guesthouse Hostel in Rome

Comics Guesthouse Hostel

Comics Guesthouse Hostel Probably my favorite place I’ve stayed is the Comics Guesthouse Hostel in Rome, Italy. It’s the epitome of Nerd Travel! It’s a mash up of my love of comics with my budgetary needs of a hostel. Comics Guesthouse is a perfect fit for every nerd! They have a selection of different themed […]

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YHA Stratford-upon-Avon Hostel

YHA Stratford-upon-Avon hostel

YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon After finishing the Stratford Town Walk and visiting Shakespeare’s Birthplace, I walked back to YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon hostel. I won’t lie, it was a bit of a walk, but after the amount of food and alcohol I had ingested at my friend’s wedding I needed the exercise. It was about a 2 mile walk that took […]

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