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How I fell in Love with Rome

With less than two weeks left in Rome, it’s time to reflect on my last month and a half or so in this city.  It took me awhile, but it’s official: I have fallen in love with Rome.  It wasn’t a whirlwind romance, and it certainly wasn’t love at first sight, it was more like […]

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How I feel about living abroad in Rome

I have been in Italy working as an au pair for over a month now, and I have yet to write about what it is like.  I still have seven weeks of backpacking through Europe to write about, which I want to tackle in some kind of chronological order, but all of this is going […]

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Where have I been? Backpacking Europe!

A couple of months ago I wrote a post detailing my upcoming three-week trip to Europe entitled Europe 2014 Itinerary.  And after that post, I have not been heard from since.  Just kidding, although, it is partly true.  Why have I not shared my amazing glorious trip with you all?  Well, the answer is, simply, I […]

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Pompeii, the ride comes to life

  My first experience with Pompeii was the ride at Kings Dominion.   I loved that ride.  The glorious city enveloped in fire, magnificent ruins splayed around, and then the glorious drop, and the huge splash made for an excellent thrill ride.  I then went on to learn about the history of Pompeii and the […]

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Living history at the Colosseum

I felt like a tourist on my second day in Italy, running around the city, trying to soak up as much information and culture as humanly possible in such a short amount of time.  A good portion of the day was spent at the Colosseum. The Colosseum first brought up scenes from the handful of […]

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