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Hiking Mount Fuji in Running Shoes

After Tokyo we headed to Mount Fuji. We had booked a hostel in a town nearby to the base of the mountain, but had nothing planned for the next two days accommodation wise. We also learned that there is no easy way to get from Tokyo to Mount Fuji. I thought there might be a […]

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I Did Not See Russia From My Window

As you may be able to tell from my photos, I just got back from a vacation in Alaska. I traveled there with a friend from study abroad to stay with another friend from study abroad and have a mini reunion in the final frontier. To answer some quick questions, I know you are all […]

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Today I Deflated My Air Mattress (this is also a Patriots joke)

Sorry for not writing any blog posts in the past couple months. I have been a tad busy, starting a new full time job, continuing night classes and trying to maintain everyday life things such as eating and showering. To start, let me give some updates. First of all, I started a new job in […]

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The Golden Roof

From Feldkirch, Austria we took the train to Innsbruck, Austria for the next two days. We were staying in an Air Bnb. Our host was at work during our check-in and therefore could not hand us the keys to his apartment. Logically, he sent us a video through iMessage showing us where he was hiding […]

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I celebrated Hump Day on a camel

And here goes the next post… As I mentioned in the last post, we had a 2 hour bus ride to the kibbutz where we stayed the night. A kibbutz is a communal settlement, where everyone takes part in the betterment of the community. We were only in the kibbutz to sleep, so I cannot […]

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This Post Is Not About Bagels

As promised here is the next blog post! The next day we went to the Golan Heights. (Remember when I mentioned that in the last blog post) These mountains are surrounding the Jordan River and are the boarder between Israel and Syria. The exact trail was called Nahal Banias if you are curious to look […]

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My Bonnie flew over the ocean

I am sorry that I could not write this sooner, but I did not want my sister to find out I was coming home earlier than planned. I ended up surprising her at dinner before her graduation. Now that I am home in Philly again, I wanted to give some last words and reflections. I […]

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I found my name on every keychain…Scotland and the Bonnie lassie!

Okay so now here is all the information you need to know about Scotland (I know you are all so excited to read this!) We arrived early in the morning in Glasgow. The flight into Glasgow was cheaper, so we decided to fly in and out of it. We had no idea what there was to […]

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Walls that stand for peace (Northern Ireland)

Hey everyone! I have been traveling for an entire week so I will have to split this post into two just to make sure they are not getting too long. The first part of my trip was to Northern Ireland. If you are not sure, it is a separate country from the Republic of Ireland, […]

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But wait…there’s MOHER

This past weekend I went with AIFS to the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher. Just wanted to give a quick update before I left for an entire week. On Saturday we took a ferry out to Inis Oirr, the smallest island. We were staying at an adorable B&B. We each got a beautiful […]

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