Amidst a conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I found myself in a country I knew next to nothing about. Aside from being near Vietnam and once housing one of the darkest genocides in human history, you don’t hear a lot about it. But during a short afternoon I had free, I set out to explore… Read More Shall We Gather at the River?
When I accepted my position with Harlaxton over a year ago, one of my friends skipped the congratulations and immediately said he was coming to see me while I worked here. A couple of months later, two more from the same friend group said they were following suit. At the time, I really didn’t believe… Read More Four Hands
October 18, 2014 Friends. Romans. Countrymen. Lend me your ear. They say all roads lead there. They say power was invented there. They say when you’re there, you should do as they do. I had a few hours to see this timeless place, but just as they say that Rome wasn’t built in a day,… Read More When in Rome
October 17, 2014 Day three of my Italian adventure included a different country to add to my list! Well, sort of. We went to Rome and spent the entire day exploring The Vatican City, which is technically its own country because The Pope rules it. It was a perfect day filled with indescribable paintings, statues,… Read More Vat City… Vat Vat City
October 16, 2014 After leaving the magnificent island of Capri this morning, we took a ferry to Sorrento and then a train ride – the most crowded train ride of my life where people were shoulder-to-shoulder and a lap dog took up residence on my feet – to do a little time traveling. Well, not… Read More Time Travel
October 4, 2014 So Gibraltar is this little territory with an area of about two square miles, but to think that it is small and insignificant couldn’t be further from the truth. It may not cover a large space, but Gibraltar is a huge mountain that is home to about 30,000 people. To be honest,… Read More Gibraltar: We Will Rock You
October 2, 2014 Greetings from the beautiful Portugal!!! I didn’t know what I was expecting out of this country. I knew that it was the forerunner when it came to exploration when the world was flat and whatnot, but I knew nothing about the demographics of the nation. Turns out: it’s wonderful! I visited Lisbon,… Read More Discovering Portugal