Exploring Oxford For A Few Days

Exploring Oxford For A Few Days

Exploring Oxford

I got to revisit Oxford after over a year and loved it just as much the second time. I was primarily in Oxford because I was attending a Fusion conference called Firebrands from Thursday to Saturday, but since I remembered loving the city last time, I purposefully arrived a day early to walk around a little bit with some friends of mine. Continue reading

Day Trip To York

Day Trip To York

This past week I arrived back in the UK (woot woot!) and got to visit a few places for the first time before I made my way back to Portsmouth including Sheffield and York! There’s a coffee shop tourist post in the works for Sheffield, but first I wanted to share a few photos from the day trip that Viki and I took to York. Continue reading

How To Cope With Long Distance Friendships

How To Cope With Long Distance Friendships

The truth about coping with long distance friendships: So you’ve done it. You’ve graduated college. And now you have to face the fact that you and your best friends can no longer be joined at the hip for every second of every day anymore.  It’s a truly tragic concept that you’ve spent the past three years avoiding, but now that you think of it, your mind does something like this:

Continue reading

Day Two in Verona: Welcome to Torri

Day Two in Verona: Welcome to Torri

Welome to our second day in Verona!

(In case you missed it, here is the post about our first day in Verona.)

Torri Del Benaco

  • The view of Torri from our hotel was absolutely stunning. We spent the first part of the morning taking as many photos as we could think of before going down the hill to Torri.

Continue reading

Top Places I Visited In Oxford

Top Places I Visited In Oxford

I finally got around to visiting Oxford for the day! This was huge for me because I had heard Oxford is a great city to visit and explore if you are a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien or C.S. Lewis (raises hand super high rather energetically). I went to several different spots that I had heard mentioned beforehand, as well as a few new places that didn’t hold any particular literary significance to me, but were interesting and fun all the same.

1. The Eagle and Child Pub

Continue reading