Postcard: Saint-Victor-sur-Loire, France

    -- Rebecca

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Destination: Nantes, France

While technically not in the Brittany region, Nantes is still a city which has its roots in Brittany's culture. Located about an hour's drive from Rennes, it was where I ended my extended Easter weekend during my first year teaching in France. Although I didn't stay too long in town, I got to get a … Continue reading Destination: Nantes, France

Destination: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

The following few days after our day in Guatemala were fairly lax, despite covering three countries over a span of three or four days. Truth be told, we only spent half days in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, as we were in the process of heading through the Panama Canal and into the Atlantic Ocean. … Continue reading Destination: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

Destination: Cabo San Lucas & Acapulco, Mexico

Mexico had always been this sort of "familiar mystery" that I couldn't quite put my finger on-- although it was so close to home (a three-hour drive away), it also had a completely different culture from what I knew. It's a bit surprising to say that I'd never visited Mexico during my childhood years, especially … Continue reading Destination: Cabo San Lucas & Acapulco, Mexico

Destination: Lucerne, Switzerland

First, I'm going to start off by saying that Lucerne has my heart. There, I said it: Lucerne is hands-down my favorite city I've visited (so far) in Switzerland. Despite staying only a night in town, I was immediately captured by its beauty all over, and I wish that I could've stayed longer to explore … Continue reading Destination: Lucerne, Switzerland