A Foodie’s Guide to Copenhagen

My editors over at Student Universe have dubbed me a “foodie”! This is a large accomplishment for my inner-hipster I’ve been trying to nurse since 11th grade. All I know is that I loved my semester in Copenhagen, and had a blast exploring the country through its food. Check out my list of hotspots here! […]

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More on Lima

I may have just landed in Barcelona, but Homestay.com and I have collaborated on another article about my experience with Spanish in the other hemisphere! Check it out here!    

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Parisian Wednesday 

Today was hot hot hot so I determined to hide out in cheap museums. The Museum de Shoah (free) had an exhibit on Women in the Resistance of WWII.  Bravery. Heartbreak. Courage. Even if things can’t be fully understood, we shouldn’t stop trying. We shouldn’t forget. And after I left the museum, I became more […]

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St. Sul Peace

There is a church whose towers I have admired on every visit to Paris, but I never knew what was connected to them. But today, I finally tracked down the towers closely enough to step inside the church below them. And thus I was introduced to St. Sulpice. I felt peaceful inside. The entire story […]

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Practicalities : Paris Transport

For someone who comes from a town where public transportation is nigh nonexistent, Paris’s Metro is a dream. There are multiple ways to take advantage of the subway system, and the best option can depend on the length of your stay. As I’ve had a longer time in Paris than in most destinations (10 days), […]

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PDW

It’s Paris Design Week, which means you get to walk around the city and see even more beautiful things than normal. Being surrounded by so much quality also inspired me to splurge on my first proper meal out. Don’t you love it when there’s someone your age also staying at your homestay and she finds this […]

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It’s All About that Photo

The job of minder at the Sacre Coeur must be a wearing one. As I sit here in a pew, observing the men in blue jackets, I wonder about the structure of their days. Guardians of the sacrality of prayer time, of silence, of respectful dress, these men are met with an unending buffet of adversity–served […]

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Homestays vs. Hostels

Considering where to stay on your travels can involve a long list of pros and cons. Having been a hostel girl before this summer’s whirlwind trip, I’ve learned a lot about what makes the homestay option shine. Check out this article I wrote for Homestay.com on the benefits of settling into a home away from home!

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