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Last day in London!

Morning everyone! It’s 12:27 AM and I slept a good 16 hours today – talk about major jetlag. I decided not to go to Japan because I don’t want to be inside an airplane for another month. Can you believe I’ve been on an airplane for almost 60 hours in a month and a half? Gotta say it… traveling is fun but the best bed to sleep in at night is at home. Anyway, in order to post about Rome I have to finish posting about London so here is everything we did our last day there! You can probably tell this post will be rushed… just a little, because I can’t wait to tell you all the places we went to in Rome!  Natural History Museum Out of all the places… this was my favorite landmark! It was huge and amazing. We saw many students on field trips and I was just terribly jealous, if I went here at a young age I would have been mindblown! It took us about 3 hours or more to …

Turning 23 + What I’ve Done + My plans

I’m finally 23 !  Is it just me , or does it seem that every year when we get older we get less and less presents + our birthdays don’t seem as big of a deal as it did in the past? Last year, I celebrated my birthday at a restaurant and my  22nd birthday was filled with presents, great food, and great company. This year, I had 20 of my closest friends huddled around my dining room table, wolfing down hotdogs, nachos, and drinks. I also ended up taking shots with everyone in the room! and of course, that didn’t end well. Anyway, I digress – I’ve changed so much within the past year and I’m so grateful for all of my experiences. For my birthday, I received a blogging mug from Brandon (with my logo on it! awesome), a background for my photos (that Brandon made it all by himself haha), and of course skincare products! I received small gifts here and there from friends, but honestly – I was so happy that everyone was able to …

England Vlog

Watch my England Vlog ! In January, I was able to go to England to visit my friend Tom for a week. It was really fun though I wouldn’t really want to go again. London was way too overpriced and I prefer Rome instead. If you want to catch up on my England travel posts then you can view them here 🙂 This was my first ever video that I made so I’m very proud of it, although you can obviously see how “new” I was at making videos! When I travel in the summer, then I’ll be sure to post up even more videos! My rome files were erased, so all the clips I took were lost 😦  1. On the way to England – See all the yummy food I got to eat on the plane! 2. Brighton Pier – Regency Restaurant – My first time having FISH AND CHIPS. Delicious! 3. Ultimate favorite – Bourough Market – A Marketplace for freshly made food, everything was so delicious – also featuring my HUGE burger. See the rest …

How studying abroad changed my life.

It’s been more than 3 months.. More than three months since I’ve traveled more than 7000 miles to Hong Kong and experienced life in a completely different world. I’ve always heard the quote, “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” But, I never paid much attention to it. I’m not new to traveling around the world, ever since I was young I remember getting on the airplane and visiting my cousins in Vietnam, New York, or France. As an avid traveler, I never came back from a trip “magically” changed. But, that was different. This trip opened my eyes to all the beautiful things I’ve never thought to think about – or experience. I hope everyone will get the chance to study abroad, or live in an entirely different country for more than a month.  1) Traveling alone is the best. I’m more about adventures, less about routine. I’ve always been a “stay at home, read a book” kind of girl. I hated hiking, didn’t really care much for sight-seeing, and although I traveled – I never really …

Kensignton Palace

  Price: £16.50 / £15.40 (online) TIP: Make sure to pick up the brochure at all the major train stations called “TWO FOR ONE LONDON.” It’s basically a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE TICKET to most landmarks and attractions. Keep your eye out for it because not a lot of people know about it.  This was the first place we visited in London. It was quite easy to get to, just get off at “Kensignton” Exit.  We actually bought Mcdonalds and got their coffee… it was horrible! I joked that the Mcdonalds in America tasted so much better probably due to the copious amounts of sugar we put in… hehe.  To get there, we had to go through a park which was quite nice. Make sure to take a photo at one of the telephone booths outside!   Tip: If you’re carrying your heavy coats, be sure to check it in at the coat room. It’s free if you show your ticket to the front desk clerk. Overall I didn’t really have that great of a time. I mean …

Favorite Find: Bourough Market

  Borough Market Excuse the red car that ruined my picture. This was by far the highlight of my trip. Why? Because it combined: Food + Surprise all in one! We were on our way to see London Bridge but stumbled across this hidden gem instead. It is the largest market I’ve ever encountered and I am so in love with it. Tom, surprisingly, has never heard of it nor gone inside so we all decided to explore it.  They have a huge section of all cheese, beer, and vegetarian food. Tom went crazy and discovered his love for pickled radish. We also saw a place that sold: Reindeer meat, Kangaroo meat, and Zebra Meat!     Tom got this at the stand above, he said it was the best he’s ever had! The Sausage on a stick that we got. I barely tried it because it was so tiny, but cheap so I shouldn’t be complaining.       Something exotic. Reindeer burgers, Kangaroo burgers, and kangaroo fillet. Our Wangus burger. It was really good, but the meat …