(Note: Please check the WHO for current information on how this is progressing. This post is simply about my experiences I’ve had in regards to this issue from January 31-March 17.)
It was cold, gray, and dark by 4pm.
My friend and I decided to visit Berlin after Prague because we realized via Google Maps that it was only a four-hour bus ride away. Several fellow travelers had boasted of its eccentric culture and lively night life.
They failed to tell us that it’s better to go in the spring. Where the wind does not give you whiplash, and the sky does not make the city seem like a post-apocalyptic movie set. (Or at least where we stayed at.) And where you have more than 7.5 hours of daylight for sightseeing. Continue reading “This Is What It’s Like To Visit Berlin in the Winter”
I know what you’re thinking:
(Probably not, but let’s pretend I do):
What is a cuento? Continue reading “A Cuento of Two Cuencas: Ecuador and Spain”
When my friend and I arrived in Prague on Christmas Eve, we didn’t know a soul. We didn’t know a word of Czech. All we had was an address to a hostel, one smartphone with working data (mine), and one contact I’d met on Facebook.
Five hours later, we became a group of seven people from three different countries: USA, Morocco, and India. Continue reading “Christmas in Prague: A Fairy Tale Come to Life”
“Why are you going to Romania?”
When I told people about my travel plans, they didn’t understand why I was going on a weekend trip all the way to Romania.
And then I showed them these. Continue reading “The Real Reason Why I Wanted to Travel to Romania”