Iceland

It’s been a long time since I last posted, but because I’ve done quite a bit of traveling since then I figured I’d better start catching up. Regardless, writing is a nice respite from studying—I’m taking the LSAT in less than a week, so needless to say, logic games and arguments and conditional statements and assumptions … More Iceland

Greece During the Financial Crisis

I’m writing this post from the beautiful Hotel Europa on a mountainside overlooking the village of Ancient Olympia, Greece. I’m here studying abroad for the summer with Harvard Summer School’s Comparative Cultures in Greece seminar program, and so far it’s been incredible. The classes are interesting, the people with me are wonderful, and the country … More Greece During the Financial Crisis

The Mediterranean

(I was going to call this just Europe, but then I figured Africa would get mad…)

A multi-country Eurotrip at some point during undergrad years is practically a rite of passage by now. Fresh out of my last final this summer, I mixed it up a little, trading the typical train pass for a boat and 55-liter backpack for a carry-on suitcase. I spent 7 days on a cruise packed full of incredible Mediterranean ports, with a couple of days before and after spent exploring Spain’s gems, Barcelona and Madrid. It’s always been a dream of mine to cruise the Mediterranean, but I never thought I’d get to do it so soon—or that I would be sailing on Pullmantur, an entirely Spanish-speaking cruise line, without knowing any Spanish at all. … More The Mediterranean