A Taste of Prague

Prague, Czech Republic – A modern day fairy tale city where the beer flows cheaper than water. I could write about the Pražský orloj (Prague Astronomical Clock) in Old Town Square, or the “Walk of Apostles” that takes place at two o’clock everyday, or Pražský hrad (Prague Castle), which is most accessible via the Karlův most (Charles Bridge), but I won’t because instead I’m going to write about the food, the beer, the wine, and the markets. Read More

That Time We Ate Our Way Through Asturias, Spain

Even though it rained the entire time we were there (end of February), I still highly recommend a trip to the north of Spain! The greenery, mountains, and sea were a welcome change after a winter spent in Madrid.  With a 6 hour nighttime bus ride behind us we were able to spend almost three full days exploring Oviedo and Gijón. Read More

Spring Break Hotels: 5 Important Steps

It’s that time of the year, college students’ favorite time: Spring Break. Let’s face it, we all look Beach, Spring Breakforward to it whether it’s to have fun with friends, relax from school work, or we just need some time off from our hectic life. What’s the hot spot this year? Cancun? Miami? Panama? You pick, it’s your holiday! Yet there is always that thing holding you back, which is the hotel. Here are a few tips to help you pick out the best hotels. Read More

Travel Baby Steps

Unlike most other student bloggers, I have never traveled outside the country.

A foreign trip for me is leaving NewNew York City England, something I have only done three times. This is partially due the costly expense required, but also due to severe food allergies that may be difficult for people to fully understand in another country, where English is not the main dialect. So unlike others traveling across Earth for spring break, I will be visiting my brother in Manhattan, a 4 hour ride on the Peter Pan bus line away. Read More

20 Free Things To Do on Spring Break in Europe

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Spring Break is almost here! Okay, so we’re probably at least a few weeks away, but that means there’s still time to get everything in order. From booking plane tickets to making lodging arrangements, there’s a lot that needs to be done. If you’re studying abroad and looking for some new experiences for your spring break in Europe, you have a lot of travel options. It’s certainly cheap to visit countries once you’re over there, but prices can quickly add up. If you’re looking for some cheap things to do that won’t break the bank, I’ve got some great suggestions right here: Read More

Twenty in Paris: How to Eat Like the French

France is known the world over as a country of culinary masterpieces but the thought of cooking French food doesn’t have to be daunting. The average French person doesn’t cook gourmet meals or eat as fancy as you may think. Let’s take a look at what it’s like to eat like the French. Read More

London Markets #happyplace

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Portobello Market

Unfortunately I did not get to experience Portobello Market in all of its glory given that I ended up there on a Thursday morning, however Portobello Road itself was still worth a wander.  A fantastic mixture of charming and chintzy, this area of the city promises a variety of high end buys as well as some great deals.  I was also happily surprised by the number of stalls selling handmade goods made by local artists. Read More