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Hitting the Ground Running… Through a Children’s Park and to a Concert

Hitting the Ground Running… Through a Children’s Park and to a Concert

Romanian Honeymoon, September & October 2017 Day 3, Bucharest – September 28 I had forgotten how nice it was to be in a large city. Having slept off the stress of the night before, we awoke to the sounds of birds, cars, people, and everything else that comes from living in a bustling urban area. We had a late night coming up that day so we spent a part of the morning relaxing and napping, though some point in the…

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When Cultures Collide: No, Really. It’s Not About You.

When Cultures Collide: No, Really. It’s Not About You.

Before I was allowed to consider my upcoming trip for a special International Studies Certificate at my college, I had to attend the same study abroad orientation as any other student. I say “as any other student” because, as a friend pointed out, these things seemed to be geared more toward, say, nineteen year olds who lived with mom and not thirty year olds going to visit friends in a country they’ve already been to, but a lot of the…

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Arrival Survival: Landing in Romania

Arrival Survival: Landing in Romania

Romanian Honeymoon, September & October 2017 Day 2, Zurich to Bucharest – September 27 After our horrendously long flight and layover, we were tired. We were so tired. I can’t even begin to articulate just how tired we were because I think the last time I had been that tired was when I was, like, ten years younger or something and was actually capable of having fun. (I kid. I’m all kinds of fun. I’m also all kinds of too old…

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Preparing For Takeoff: Honeymoon Edition

Preparing For Takeoff: Honeymoon Edition

Deciding on Romania for our honeymoon last year was kind of a no-brainer. I mean, it was pretty easy. I’d always wanted to go, my husband loved the idea, and it was generally pretty affordable. I did the math and the amount of money we’d need for the trip (something to the tune of $3000, I want to say) wouldn’t have gone nearly as far in New York City or Disney World. So why not jet abroad, see a new…

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