A Museum Lover Weekend in Berlin, Germany

Berlin is far too big a city to enjoy in 48 hours, but it’s all I have to enjoy the German capital. My first visit was two years ago when, aside from some central sights (the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial). I barely scratched the surface of the city, one which rivals any of its European rivals for history, culture and, to a degree, dining. Continue reading A Museum Lover Weekend in Berlin, Germany

The Historical Wonder of Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu (literally translated as “old peak”) is an Inca citadel from the 15th century. This “Wonder of the World” is located approximately 8,000 feet above sea level and is one of the most iconic fixtures in South American tours. If you plan to visit Machu Picchu, there are a few things you should know. Continue reading The Historical Wonder of Machu Picchu, Peru

The Snowy Season of Nuremberg, Germany

Looking on my bookshelf until I spot the label Europe 2014; the tape is rolling inward at the edges as I realize how long it has been since I’ve studied in Germany. I take down the dusty, blue journal off of the shelf and open it to December 2nd, 2014. Reading over the entry written in purple ink, I remember all of the details of that weekend so vividly. As I read my words, I am transported back to the weekend class trip to Nuremberg, Germany. Continue reading The Snowy Season of Nuremberg, Germany

My First Visit To Skellig Michael, Ireland

There are many places in Ireland where you can find some much needed peace and quiet, but few quite so authentic as Skellig Michael. Around the 6th century AD, a group of monks fled the mainland in search of a place where they could practice their religion in peace. On a clear day, the Skellig Islands can be seen from much of south west Kerry. Continue reading My First Visit To Skellig Michael, Ireland

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