• What to Pack for Abroad

    January 2, 2017

    Here you will find linked a couple of the things above for you to be able to easily buy them. 1. Large Bag with Zipper 2. Camera // Go Pro  3. Cute Passport Cover 4. Chargers with Adapters 5.  Rick Steves Books Also, grab a journal or a notebook and write things down.  I used…

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  • Switzerland

    December 16, 2016

       I had a rollercoaster of emotions come over me the weekend of Thanksgiving.  I was feeling homesick from not being home for Thanksgiving, excited because I was going to be spending the weekend in Switzerland, but then a little mind-blown because I was about to be on my last trip in Europe before coming…

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  • Day Trip Guide: Venice

    November 28, 2016

    This was the last of my day trips abroad… I can’t believe I am starting to experience some of my “lasts” abroad.  This was also the last trip that I took with Tim before he left on November 15th.  I can not believe how fast the time has flown by and that I will be…

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  • Day Trip Guide: Rome

    November 25, 2016

    Many of you are probably thinking how the heck did I do Rome in a day?  It was a lot, yes, but abroad is a crazy adventure so I did some crazy things.  Tim and I took the train from Florence on a Friday morning, and we made it to Rome by 8:30 AM.  From…

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  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 24, 2016

    In Italy, Thanksgiving is clearly not celebrated.  It is a little sad knowing that I am not home to be with family and eating all the yummy food but my time is coming to a close very soon abroad.  Even though I may not be cooking at home or eating a big turkey dinner, I…

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  • Paris

    November 23, 2016

    This trip might have been the closest to a perfect weekend I have had abroad, and unfortunately, I can’t take any credit for it because Tim planned the whole thing.  Tim got to Florence the day before we left and was already exhausted heading into a very long week.  However, we still made it to…

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  • Closing of Fall Break: Amsterdam

    November 21, 2016

    Finally, I got a little bit of fall.  It was so nice to finish my fall break in a city that felt a little more like home because of the changing colors.  This post is a little past due, but I still want to make sure I tell you about my fun adventures. Amsterdam might…

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  • Fall Break (cont.) Santorini, Greece

    October 31, 2016

    Super windy and insane waves when crossing the Mediterranean to get from Mykonos to Santorini… I’ll be fine.  I’ve grown up on the boat and wave runners in Lake Michigan I told myself so how bad can this be?  The boat crew passed out barf bags to everyone and Britt and I looked at each…

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  • The start of Fall break: Mykonos, Greece

    October 24, 2016

      The travel distance between Florence and Greece really isn’t that bad, but Brittany and I made it a little harder on ourselves. We traveled from Florence to Rome by train. Then from the Rome train station had to take another train to the airport. We were going to take a bus to the airport…

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  • Barcelona

    October 5, 2016

    Follow my blog with BloglovinSo have I mentioned yet that the cities get better as the weekends go by?  Barcelona is everything that it’s cracked up to be.  From the lively music to the fantastic food, and to the beautiful beaches, there wasn’t a part of it that I did not enjoy. We stayed at…

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