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Hot wine, anyone?

Normally, if I heard that someone was serving HOT wine, I would run away as fast as I can. The same goes with hot beer, or hot soda, for that matter. Ew, right? However, when you see something on every menu in town, you start to get a little curious. “Give me a hot wine!” I said to the waitress… Read more
March 30, 2008 · Continue Reading · 4

Polish Hospitality

After the horror that was my two days in Lublin, Krakow appeared as nothing more than a peaceful dream. Ok, maybe not too peaceful. There were those EIGHT Spanish guys in my room, and there were those two girls who were happy that some guy randomly spiked their drinks in Hungary (really?! are they still smiling looking back at that?!).… Read more
March 29, 2008 · Continue Reading · 4

Filling my Easter basket in Krakow.

Arriving in Krakow was no other than a joyous occassion. After dealing with the feeling of being a lonely outsider in Lublin, the familiar sound of the English word on every street corner in Krakow was oh-so-sweet. Seriously, the only word I got in English from the 2 days prior was “5 o’clock” when I got this mysterious “5 o’clock.… Read more
March 23, 2008 · Continue Reading · 0
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Warsaw Diary

Dear Diary, You should have seen the sea of green I flew in on. Unknowingly, I picked to fly into Warsaw on Aer Lingus with a plane change in Dublin on none other than St. Paddy’s Day. Sometimes I couldn’t even tell if there was a person in the seat because their clothes were green, the cushions were green… green… Read more
March 19, 2008 · Continue Reading · 2

The power of travel.

A friend of my mom’s gave her a little article from National Geographic Traveler that I thought would be worth sharing.    How do you feel about the power of travel? If I had a choice between sending someone to travel the world and sending him to college, I would send him around the world. You will learn far more… Read more
March 1, 2008 · Continue Reading · 6

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