Howth: Dublin’s Waterfront Gem You Have to Visit

With frequent trips to England for my job, I’ve taken advantage of the cheap flights to Ireland a few times, so when $99 one way flights to Dublin were announced, I knew I had to go but I also wanted to explore a bit more. Though I based most of my trip on the west […]

Valencia Day Trip: Bunol & La Tomatina (fun, in a mildly traumatizing way)

La Tomatina. Widely known as the annual international festival tomato fight that overtakes the normally sleepy town of Buñol, Spain. During the annual festival, which occurs on the last Wednesday of every August, the town of 9,000 inhabitants swells to welcome around 30,000 to 40,000 visitors for La Tomatina. While the lure of a free, […]

Chambersburg, PA: How Things Used to Be, Minus the People

My parents and I get in the car and I have been looking forward to this moment for over a year.  Truthfully, I have not stopped being excited about this moment for the past 15 years.  Chambersburg, PA, located in the edge of the shadow of Gettysburg, is one of my favorite places in the […]

Belfast: Impressions from a Black Taxi

What we don’t know about other people could fill the space between us and them. When I was 14 I visited Ireland with my parents. As we drove around the countryside we enjoyed everything that you are supposed to enjoy on an Ireland trip, namely the beauty of the green countryside. However, things in Belfast, […]

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