Magical Budapest: My Favorites Places

Budapest was truly a magical city. The architecture, the people, and the vibe were just perfect. I stayed close to the Danube, so I was able to walk along it many times. Looking at all the buildings and bridges lit up was so amazing. Budapest will have a special place in my heart for a … Continue reading Magical Budapest: My Favorites Places

“Do you know where…?” and Other Questions I Am Asked When I Travel

It's always a little surprising to me when I am traveling and people come up to ask me questions or directions. Have they mistaken me for a local? Do they think I look like I know a lot? I ask these questions because I almost always do not have answers for them. I have never … Continue reading “Do you know where…?” and Other Questions I Am Asked When I Travel

The First 36 Hours Are the Hardest

Before I begin this post, I want to say my trip to Europe went very well and I had a great time.  It is an experience that I am still comprehending.  I have so many great memories and so many photos.  But I feel the need to start at the very beginning, even though the … Continue reading The First 36 Hours Are the Hardest

I’m Going to Rome and Lisbon!

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!

I Want to Travel

I have the desire to see things.  This desire grows larger in me every day.  Some days it is so big that I can think of nothing else.  I want to see buildings, I want to see people, I want to see rivers and lakes, I want to see everything.  My desire to travel has … Continue reading I Want to Travel

Breaking Through Barriers

  "Nothing in this world is without terrible barriers--  Except love, but only when it begins." -Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistan (1911-1984)   This photo is looking into the Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family) in Barcelona in 2003.  In 2003, this was considered a cathedral, … Continue reading Breaking Through Barriers