The TMI Travel Tag

Hey, folks! Just recently, I was perusing through a few blogs when I came across this old gem by The Lilac Scrapbook. Written by British freelance writer Katy, this "TMI Travel Tag" is right up my alley, for I really love to travel, and I would like to share some of my experiences I've had …

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A Favorite Poem (Issue #38)

Greetings! This month's "A Favorite Poem" issue is none other from Peruvian-born poet Orlando Ricardo Menes, whose life is heavily-influenced by his Latino roots (from his Cuban parents and childhood in Spain). Titled "El Rastro," Menes' poem details his experiences growing up in Spain with its wild, hedonistic night life for the young adults (and …

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5 Underrated Destinations in Europe (Part 2)

Hello, bloggers (and travelers)! Nearly a year ago, I wrote a short list of some underrated destinations in Europe which I've visited. Having traveled a lot since then, I've decided to add some more of my favorite, lesser-known places to the list! Without further ado, let's get to them! 1. Heidelberg, Germany. While certainly no …

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Destination: Esztergom, Visegrád, and Szentendre, Hungary

During my time in Budapest, I also made a day trip outside of the Hungarian capital to explore a bit more of what the country had to offer. From my friend's suggestion and the Internet, I settled on visiting three small towns not too far away: Esztergom, Visegrád, and Szentendre. Although it would be quite …

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On Vacation (for the rest of the year!)

Hello, bloggers! Yes, you read the title correctly! As I'd written in a previous post, I recently completed my first semester as an English university lecturer in France. As a result, I have over two-and-a-half months of break, which I'm absolutely ecstatic to have. Granted, I'd been very busy last week working on grading final …

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