After my fall semester of teaching ended in mid-November, I wasted no time embarking on my two-week travels in Europe. I started with a week in the warm country of Malta (adventures to be posted soon) before I headed back to France to visit a friend for a week in Strasbourg, as well as to … Continue reading Destination: Strasbourg, France (2018 Edition)
Bonjour! Last weekend, I spent my time in Lyon for the fête des Lumières (aka "Festival of Lights"). Drawing over four million(!) people each year for a long weekend of light exhibitions all over the city, it's certainly one of France's biggest highlights-- domestic and international. Besides dazzling visitors with extravagant light shows, it also ushers in the … Continue reading Destination: Lyon, France (Fête des Lumières– 2018 Edition)
Greetings! A lot has happened since my last Life Update back in August (can't believe how time flies!). I'm sure that it's not much of a surprise, since living overseas can, of course, come with plenty of experiences. But considering that this is my second year in the same city, with the same job, I'd assumed … Continue reading Life Update #11: Fall Semester teaching DONE!
The next two days whilst in Prague were spent on taking day trips to other cities in the Czech Republic (respectively, Karlovy Vary and Olomouc-- more on them in later posts). However, I made sure to save my last full day for Prague, so as to see as much as I could before I had … Continue reading Destination: Prague, Czech Republic (2018 Edition, Part 2)
After partying a bit too hard in Budapest, I ended up taking it slow during my time in Prague following my stay in the former. In other words, Prague was my "recovery city," as I spent my five nights re-exploring the places I'd seen from my first trip back in 2015-- all the while checking … Continue reading Destination: Prague, Czech Republic (2018 Edition, Part 1)