Am I Ultimate Train Challenge Crazy?

Jan 19, 2013 by

It’s no secret that I am what you might lovingly call “off-her-rocker”.  The kind of girl who lusts after adventures that will land me with Somali pirates on a hijacked yacht*, or hitch hiking after dark without my pepper...

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Wants, Waste, and something else that starts with W

Sep 12, 2010 by

Okay, I don’t have anything else that starts with W, but who isn’t a fan of alliteration? Today, I got a message from a friend asking about the impact of this trip on my life. “How has this experience changed you, the way you...

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9 things I Love about Portugal

Aug 5, 2010 by

Getting ready to leave Portugal for the beautiful Morocco… I feel compelled to write about how much I’ve enjoyed this gorgeous and hot country, but the internet is a fleeting commodity here- therefore, enter my favorite way of blogging,...

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Living in Lisbon

Jul 4, 2010 by

According to my calculations (since I can’t really recall), I have been here in Lisbon for nearly a month. First I stayed at Palace Lisbon Hostel- which is 100% awesome, and if you are looking for a hostel in Lisbon, Portugal- look no further-...

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“…and they don’t even speak English!”

Jun 28, 2010 by

Sitting in a quiet cafe enjoying the view of a castle on the river, I strike up a conversation (or was it the other way around?) with a well dressed, well groomed, well off woman who is clearly dying to speak to someone. First she starts off about...

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Lisbon, I love you. Real bad.

Jun 18, 2010 by

I arrived in the city at 530am via the overnight train from Madrid, as I walked up one of the many hills in the city that led me to the Palace Lisbon Hostel, I looked around and thought it was going to be like any other city. Upon arrival at the...

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