Category Archives: England

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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Travel hopes and goals for 2016

Hope everyone is having a great start to the new year! As I watched from home the coverage of festivities in Times Square, one TV personality exclaimed about the iconic New York spot, “This is the place to be!” I … Continue reading

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A writing opportunity to inspire more travel

Bulletin boards covered with study abroad fliers have inspired wanderlust throughout my college years. Recent international travel experience has further encouraged me to feel more positive that I could make it happen. So whenever I see another flier detailing an … Continue reading

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Titanic-themed travel and celebrating Irish spirit

As we approach another St. Patrick’s Day, I decided to begin my March posts by focusing on Ireland themes.  A while back, I was watching the History Channel program, “Lost Worlds” and the particular episode was called “Building the Titanic.”  … Continue reading

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Ireland, UK: A dream to experience the countries of my ancestors

Studying abroad is one of those college opportunities that I have been wanting to do for a while.  In particular, I’d love to go to Ireland because most of my ancestry comes from that beautiful country.  The castles, ancient sites, … Continue reading

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