The Defenestration (and Other Such Acts) of Prague

Our Central Europe trip was already off to a fabulous start after visiting Wrocław, Poland and Berlin, Germany, and it was time to hit up our next destination: Prague, Czech Republic.

The bus ride from Berlin to Prague took us through beautiful countryside, and, upon arriving, we navigated our way through the Prague metro and checked into our hostel. Soon, we were off to explore the city, first stopping in Wenceslas Square, one of the city’s most popular boulevards, for what may have been the most delicious sausage I’ve ever had in my life, accompanied by Cherry Coke, which I miss dearly when I’m in Spain.

Looking like a Cherry Coke ad in Wenceslas Square

We continued on to the amazingly picturesque old town center, spotting Prague’s famous clock tower, Easter egg-colored, ornate buildings, and horse-drawn Continue reading  

2012: Another Travel-Filled Year In Review

I’ve been extremely fortunate in my 23 (almost 24, gasp!) years of life to travel all over the world. With 2012 at an end, it’s time again to reflect on this past year and all the fabulous opportunities I’ve had.

January
I kicked off the year at home in California, where I spent a wonderful two weeks reconnecting with friends and family, eating mountains of American food, and visiting all my favorite Los Angeles spots. But soon, I headed back to my beloved Spain to finish my year of teaching in Villarrasa and rediscover beautiful Sevilla.

The aftermath of my favorite New Year’s Eve tradition: driving down the Rose Parade route and getting silly stringed, marshmallowed, and shaving creamed by those camping out for the parade.

February
I ventured to nearby Cádiz to celebrate Carnaval, basically an absurd, giant Continue reading