It really is an overwhelming feeling to see a town for the first time and know that for the next year: this is your home. You are filled with curiosity, with fascination, with hope. Yet at the same time, arriving in Lichtenstein, though uncharted and unexplored, provided me with a long-awaited feeling of relief. Finally,… Read More first thoughts on lichtenstein, saxony
The bustling streets of Cologne never cease to amaze me–from artists composing stunning chalk portraits on the sidewalk to inspirational gospel choirs singing outside the cathedral, there always seems to be something lively and provocative happening around every corner.
Stratford upon Avon–the birthplace and final resting spot of arguably the most influential writer and dramatist of Western society, William Shakespeare–is a must-see destination for literary enthusiasts when visiting England.
Ended up getting a little mud on the shoes today in the countryside–felt like I was back home in Tennessee. We had a delicious lunch at an adorable pub in Farnham.
A must-see English town in my opinion, Winchester is definitely my favorite town I have been to thus far in England. Not only was the architecture simply stunning, there also seemed to be so much great history around every corner.
What was meant to be a leisurely two-hour journey to Cambridge turned into four after a series of GPS failures, missed exits on the roundabouts, and a marathon that had all the roads closed slowed us a bit. But Cambridge was definitely worth the journey! Sorry Oxford fans, but Cambridge > Oxford. Plus we had… Read More punting about cambridge
The past few days have been an absolute blast! We went to Harry Potter Studios, where a lot of the actual films where shot. Loads of the original props and set displays are still there–it was amazing to walk the halls of Hogwarts and to see how a movie that really shaped my generation and… Read More it’s leviOsa, not leviosA