Warsaw, Poland: Day 1

This past weekend, I traveled to Warsaw, Poland, to see my friend Zuzia! I met Zuzia in September 2013 at a Rotary Youth Exchange Conference. At the time, I happened to be preparing to go abroad as an Outbound (student leaving the United States for exchange) and Zuzia lived in the United States as an … Continue reading Warsaw, Poland: Day 1


Lake District: Days 2 & 3

Saturday: When I signed up for the Lake District trip, I had the option to also pay for a day excursion. The guided tour involved kayaking on Lake Windermere and ghyll scrambling. I love to kayak and thought the gyhll scrambling (rappelling down waterfalls) would be two one-in-a-lifetime experiences so I signed up! Fast forward … Continue reading Lake District: Days 2 & 3

Lake District: Day 1

Hello there! It's been a while! I decided to take a break from blogging since I hadn't traveled anywhere the weekend following my trip to Hungary. With that being said, I am back and here to recap my most recent weekend trip to the Lake District in England! The Lake District trip was highly recommended … Continue reading Lake District: Day 1

Budapest, Hungary: Day 3

Day 3 in Budapest began with Orsi and I going to breakfast at the same cafe we had gone to the previous morning. This time, I had a something called pogácsa which is a cheesy/salty fluffy biscuit. I do not have a picture unfortunately as my stomach was begging to be fed quickly. After breakfast, … Continue reading Budapest, Hungary: Day 3

Budapest, Hungary: Day 2

During my second day in Budapest, Orsi and I covered a lot of ground...10.9 miles to be exact! Grab a snack and sit back and relax because there is a long blog post with lots of pictures ahead! Orsi and I started off our day by grabbing breakfast at a nearby cafe. I had a … Continue reading Budapest, Hungary: Day 2

Budapest, Hungary: Day 1

Before I delve into my first evening in Budapest, Hungary, I need to provide a little bit of backstory. Flashback to August 2014 when I first met my dear friend Orsi (Or-shee). She and I were both exchange students through Rotary Youth Exchange and her first host family happened to be my friend Sophie's family. … Continue reading Budapest, Hungary: Day 1