When in Wien

A lot of people ask if I do any studying over here since it always seems that we are on a break from school, and I can assure you that we do work (midterms were a couple of weeks ago), but it doesn’t seem so bad when with all of these school vacations thrown in the … More When in Wien


All throughout this past week, spring has been treating us to lots of sunshine and warm temperatures. My feet have never been more excited to be wearing sandals again. Luckily our little taste of spring continued into the weekend for the big fieldtrip to Beaujolais. The day began in Oingt-en-Beaujolais, a picturesque medieval town that … More Beaujolais

Ireland Part II

The final stop in Ireland was Doolin. This town is really close to the Cliffs of Moher, so it is pretty busy during the summer, but luckily not so much in February.  It takes about an hour to walk to the cliffs from Doolin on the main road, and is very pretty as you can … More Ireland Part II

Ireland Part I

With a nice long break from classes (even though we have only been at it for two weeks), it was the perfect time to take a trip. After spending some time in Belfast this summer, I knew that Ireland would always be one of my all time favorite places. Ever. So I decided to do a … More Ireland Part I


I remember reading an article recently about the importance of letting children play outside, and it quoted Alfred Wainwright, a man made famous for his books about English topography. He said “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing,” and I quite agree. I hate the idea that something is avoided or not … More Valloire