Blennerhassett Island

There’s this story you get told in school about history, and it’s fairly straightforward and simple. Which makes sense – elementary school kids aren’t historians trying to become specialists in one area of history or another. The goal is just giving students a general understanding of history and how we got to today. And that’sContinue reading “Blennerhassett Island”

A Weekend in Prague, Czech Republic

Do you love beautiful buildings and fantastic food? Do you want to visit a city that looks like a fairytale? Do you want to burn calories by climbing over a thousand stairs in one weekend? Then you should visit Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic! Real talk, Prague is one of my favoriteContinue reading “A Weekend in Prague, Czech Republic”

One Day in Avignon, France

Of all the places I wanted to visit in France, Avignon was near the top of the list. This little Provençal town (also mentioned in my post about day trips in Provence) is, of course, beautiful to walk though, but it’s also home to the Palais des Papes (Papal Palace) and the famous Pont d’AvignonContinue reading “One Day in Avignon, France”

Creating My Own Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck is one of my all-time favorite movies, so obviously when I was planning a weekend in Rome, I had to visit all the iconic sites from the movie! I visited Rome as part of my summer 2018 study abroad program in Orvieto, Italy. Our entire group visitedContinue reading “Creating My Own Roman Holiday”