Seahawks Win the Super Bowl!!

The Lombardi Trophy! I know this isn’t really travel related, and I know I’m a little late to the party, but it’s my blog and I get to do what I want. I also needed some time to really let this settle in. One of my favorite teams in the entire world, the Seattle Seahawks…

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Oktoberfest (Wiesn) Like A Bavarian

Going to Oktoberfest in Munich where it all began, is one of the funnest things I’ve ever done while traveling. I’m fortunate enough¬†that my friend¬†Meike who I met in India, lives there and let us stay with her. She was able to give us insider tips on how to do Wiesn like a local, right…

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A Weary Traveler’s Update From Chicago

I know, I know! It’s been too long! I had grand plans of updating my blog while I was in Europe so I could share my experiences as they happened, but actual computers are rather hard to find these days. All I had was my cell phone and spotty wifi that lasted just long enough…

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Making friends in Salema

If you ever have the chance to go to Portugal, I cannot recommend the town of Salema enough. I loved this place so much that I told my dad he had to move there when he retired. It’s perfect for him (as a person who doesn’t travel much) because they all speak English and there’s…

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Heat Exhaustion and a Camel Named Jimi Hendrix

One of my favorite travel adventures was a three day trek to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes of the Sahara desert in Morocco. It was rather touristy, but to be completely honest, I’m not sure I’d want to visit the Sahara any other way. Being alive is awesome. We were picked up in the Djemma…

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More Spanish Shenanigans

Another ridiculous post to add to my embarrassing adventures in Spain. Now, this is the last stupid thing I did on this trip, but the fall in the metro station certainly wasn’t the first. That distinction goes to my other fall. The one where I was on a walking tour of Lisbon, Portugal when I…

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