Spring Break 2017: London, Paris, and More

In the latest jealousy-inducing episode of my life, I arranged myself a little solo trip to Western Europe, where I spent the all-too-brief week of my spring break in London, taking day trips to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath (a 3-in-1), and Paris. The benefits of traveling alone are that if you love yourself, then … Continue reading Spring Break 2017: London, Paris, and More

When Jet Lag Can Be a Good Thing

For nearly a week, I have been making up five hours of time zone differences in my bed, on the couch, in the fridge, and with my digital bookshelf. Just when I thought this lack of routine might have been over, I woke up at 2am this morning and sighed regretfully when sleep seemed impossible. … Continue reading When Jet Lag Can Be a Good Thing

One Perfect Week in Italy: Milan, Verona, Venice, Siena, Florence, Rome

This is part 2 of my series on our summer vacation this year in Greece and Italy. Read the first post here: One Perfect Week in Greece: Athens, Santorini, Crete! And thanks for sticking with me all this time if you have. Pictures are uploading really really slowly so I will revisit this post and put the … Continue reading One Perfect Week in Italy: Milan, Verona, Venice, Siena, Florence, Rome

One Perfect Week in Greece: Athens, Santorini, Crete

Before we start conjoining our first week of our two-week Greece and Italy trip, allow me to have a brief fangirl moment celebrating my 51st post: Alexander joins forces with James Madison and John Jay to write a series of essays defending the new United States Constitution, entitled The Federalist Papers. The plan was to write … Continue reading One Perfect Week in Greece: Athens, Santorini, Crete

Summer Planning in Progress: 2 Weeks in Greece & Italy

About three days ago, the parents announced that the Sun family would be taking a trip to Greece and Italy this summer (loud cheering), and that I would be responsible for most of the planning. My sister, Joyce, and I created a Pinterest board within minutes and began grabbing pins from all over the web in a frenzy. But that … Continue reading Summer Planning in Progress: 2 Weeks in Greece & Italy