Hungary: Budapest Christmas Market
November 16th, 2017

Unbeknownst to us, Budapest had just opened its Christmas Market. We ended up spending time there all three days. It was exactly the kind of Christmas Market I have been dreaming about visiting and it just fell in my lap.
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Hungary: Budapest
November 15th, 2017

Budapest is effectively two towns split by the Danube River. Buda is the stuffy upper class Old Town and Pest is the place you’d actually want to be. When the two cities joined in 1873 they temporarily tried out the name Pestbuda which is a terrible name in hindsight. The Danube River is the second longest in Europe.
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Spain: Alahambra, Granada
October 31st, 2017


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Spain: Granada
October 31st, 2017


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Croatia: Boat Trip to Hvar
May 28th, 2017


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Croatia: Split
May 28th, 2017


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Guernsey: Fermain Bay to Moulin Huet
April 30th, 2017

Oh Guernsey, you beautiful island! From St Peters Port, we took the bus to Fermain Bay, where we met up with the coast trail heading clockwise toward Moulin Huet Bay. It took a few hours and was a little rainy, but the trail was amazing.
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Guernsey: The Little Chapel
April 29th, 2017

Oh, this Little Chapel! The passion project of Brother Déodat, it was intended to be a miniature version of the famous grotto and basilica at Lourdes in France. He started construction in 1914, but reworked it a few times (like when a Bishop could not fit through the door). It’s upkeep was taken over by a committee in 1977.
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Guernsey: A Pretty Surprise
April 29th, 2017

Beautiful Guernsey! What a surprise this trip was. I had considered staying in London for this Bank Holiday, but when Katherine offered me a fully planned trip, I had to agree. I’m so glad I didn’t let the unpleasant name put me off because Guernsey was a delight at every turn.
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Romania: Easter in Maramureș
April 16th, 2017

Easter is one of my favorite holidays so when I realized that Easter is a particularly big deal in Romania, and especially in Breb, I planned my entire trip around it.
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