Don’t go chasing waterfalls except in Croatia
Apr23

Don’t go chasing waterfalls except in Croatia

During my Easter Break while studying abroad in Limerick, Ireland, I decided to go on a trip to Croatia with four friends. There is so much I could talk about, so I will focus on my favorite part, which was the Plitvice National Lakes Park (Plitvička Jezera). We had travelled to so many cities in the past months, so it was great to do something outdoors. We decided to stay at an Air Bnb in the park and stay the night to enjoy a full...

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Skiing on the Slopes of the Alps
Apr23

Skiing on the Slopes of the Alps

So my time here in Italy so far has been fantastic, exciting, adventurous, scary, and so many emotions in such a short amount of time. My roommates are amazing, coming from Arizona, Minnesota, and Taiwan. My school is only a half hour away and my classes finish quickly. There are so many places to explore, and with the EXPO coming soon, every Milanese is preparing to their home to host the everyone who comes for the next few months....

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My Trip to Berlin
Apr23

My Trip to Berlin

In the middle of this semester, I decided to take myself on a vacation. A vacation to Berlin. So far, over the past couple of months, I have been doing chemistry daily in the lab, doing german and chemistry coursework in my free time, and basically surviving in another country. I figured that it was time for a break. I planned a roundtrip train ride, first class, on the Intercontinental Express (ICE). When booking my hotel, I made...

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Searching for Magic, Monsters, and Aston Martins.
Apr23

Searching for Magic, Monsters, and Aston Martins.

Okay, so that last part wasn’t a perfect alliteration…  But that doesn’t distract from the fact that traveling throughout Europe has been an amazing experience. In comparison to the time it  takes me to drive from Kansas City (home) to Tuscaloosa, instead of crossing six different states I could be through six different countries with completely different languages and cultures. It still sort of blows my...

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