Category Archives: Air Travel

Slow year of travel in 2016, plans for 2017 and beyond

This past year hasn’t been too exciting in terms of travel, after it turned out that I couldn’t make it to Sicily. What happened was that the money for the England trip, for whatever reason, couldn’t be applied to Sicily … Continue reading

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Travel plans change, new adventure awaits

An opportunity to visit England this summer changed unexpectedly, yet I’m hoping that it’ll only lead to another chance soon. I have until early May 2017 to use my airline ticket, so I figured, why not make it up by … Continue reading

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One trip a no-go, while other travel plans move forward

Earlier in the semester, I learned about two academic opportunities, both of which would lead to more first-time travel experiences. A trip to Los Angeles was for the purpose of attending this year’s AWP event, an Association of Writers & … Continue reading

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Learning handy packing tips

Who doesn’t love anything that helps to make traveling go more smoothly? It often has to do with packing for a flight, at which I’m still a newcomer. I don’t have a seat booked to fly anywhere again for the … Continue reading

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What I learned from my first international travel experience

Just as I wrote about preparing for the trip to Ireland, I also wanted to do so with a reflective post. Two weeks after we returned to Philly, my travel group met to reflect on our time abroad as well. … Continue reading

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Leaving Ireland with hopes to return

Our global studies group had an early check-out time the next morning from Trinity College Dublin. Several campus students would be providing us with bags of on-the-go breakfast food, including fruit, yogurt and a juice box. We were scheduled to … Continue reading

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Flying from Philly to Dublin

The day of departure out of Philadelphia to Dublin finally arrived, along with more clouds and rain. I couldn’t help but feel nervous about that. However, I still had so much to do before I left for the airport; it … Continue reading

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