I visited Paris in June of 2003 for a school trip. While there, I used the metro several times to get around the city. That summer in Paris was particularly hot with some temperatures around 100 F. Consequently, the metro smelled like a mixture of sweat, urine and body odor. One hot day my group … Continue reading Memories From Paris
"One must learn to look away from oneself in order to see much; this hardness is necessary to every climber of mountains." -Friedrich Nietzsche
Since I have began planning my trip to Rome, I have spent countless hours staring at maps of the city discovering one site after another. One particular point surrounded in green leaped out at me: the Rome Observatory and the Astronomical and Copernican Museum. Beginning in childhood, I have been insatiably intrigued by space and … Continue reading A Peek Into the Past at the Rome Observatory
I started this blog with the intention to write about my interest in travel abroad and to hopefully motivate myself to actually do it. It is something that I have been wanting to do for so long. Today, I'm proud to say that I just booked tickets for a two-week trip to Rome and Lisbon!! … Continue reading I’m Going to Rome and Lisbon!