It was late at night. I was in Lyon, France, waiting for my 2am bus to come. I chose to wait inside a nearby station because I felt it would be safer than waiting in the dark, cold lot outside for those hours. However, I quickly learned that I wouldn't find much safety there either. [...]
Depression, you suck. But if there is one thing I know, it’s that you do not win. And you never will. I am a beautiful and loved individual. A resilient soul with a precious life, and I have the love of Jesus Christ Himself to destroy any chance of you breaking me.
Day 1 | April 20 Amanda and I began our journey to Budapest with our 2:30 bus to Madrid. We arrived three hours later, took the airport shuttle to our terminal, and went through security like we had done so hundreds of times before (we pretty much have). We only had a couple hours to [...]
As part of our study abroad semester, we were given two weeks for our spring break (almost three weeks if you skip the Thursday and Friday in which classes begin again). As most of the other students, I spent this time traveling... a lot. And I could not be more happy with my experiences. My first [...]
A week ago, the weather was so warm. Definitely in the 20s (Before you call me crazy, I’m talking Celsius here). The sun definitely made its presence known, demanding us to peel off our morning layers one-by-one. I was wishing I had worn shorts or a dress. It was toasty. I laid out in the [...]
We arrived in Madrid last Monday after our weekend in Portugal. Since we still had Tuesday left of our Carnaval holiday, we chose to stay the night and explore Madrid the next day. It seemed like a good idea. I wanted to visit Madrid to say that I visited Madrid, but I really didn't have [...]
Lisboa is the beautiful capital of Portugal. Situated along the Atlantic coast and decorated with several hills and pretty pastel buildings, it provides a breath-taking view with every street you walk past. The city gives off a charming, historic vibe. Although booming with tourists, it feels rather small and intimate (where we were anyway). In [...]