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Prague and Budapest

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain by on March 24, 2014
Prague and Budapest

I have no idea how to begin to describe my visits to Prague and Budapest. Seeing Eastern Europe’s unique culture was absolutely eye-opening. When we landed in Prague, we were immediately shocked by the complicated language and currency. We exchanged twenties in euros for thousands of Czech koruna… it took some getting used to. We […]

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Budapest and Vienna

Filed in Austria, Blog, Hungary by on January 13, 2014
Budapest and Vienna

When I first arrived in Europe at the end of December, I had no idea what to expect from the next two weeks of studying abroad in Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria. I had no way of knowing all of the beautiful sights I would see or people I would meet. Whether I spent my […]

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Budapest: A Locale Most Exotic

Filed in Blog, Hungary, United Kingdom by on December 12, 2013
Budapest: A Locale Most Exotic

Study abroad really should be labeled “travel abroad.” It is an incredible learning experience but, at least in my case, much of the learning comes from the adventures you take. Living in England is wonderful because it means jetting off to foreign countries takes only a couple of hours and a quick change of currency. […]

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I’m not starving… I’m Hungary!

Filed in Blog, Hungary, Netherlands by on April 25, 2013
I’m not starving… I’m Hungary!

Pun intended. During our stay in Budapest last weekend, we used Hungary to it’s full, punny potential. Contrary to popular belief, Budapest is actually two different cities (Buda and Pest) separated by the Danube River, and connected by the famous Chain Bridge. Our hostel was in the most central location in Pest, behind the Basilica […]

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Fare le fotografie

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy by on April 17, 2013
Fare le fotografie

You have probably noticed I like to take a lot of pictures. Here’s a few from my travels to Prague, Budapest and southern Italy!

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