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Before I start this post, I should point out that my travel friend, Alican, and I, are not the best with preparation. I will back this up by mentioning that my previous post has been updated with a little story that I forgot to mention: missing the last bus and trains back from Monaco to […]

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Day One: Nice. Yep, it’s official. For the next few weeks, I will not be able to say or hear the word ‘nice’ without making some pun about the city with a similarly spelled name, located in the French Riviera. As the first stop on our mini-Europe trip, a friend, Alican, and I, flew into […]

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Germans really like cars. Like, really like cars. Cars are their ‘thing’. Some of the biggest and most prolific car manufacturers in the world are right here in Germany- Daimler Mercedes Benz, Porsche, BMW, and Volkswagen. So when our host, Max, and some of his buds offered to take us out for a day trip […]

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Being in Germany means there’s a lot of old stuff. And when I say old, I mean towns, buildings and even graves that are older than the nation I come from. We had the fortune of being given a tour of Marburg, a city in the state of Hesse, roughly in the middle of Germany. […]

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Our time in the small town of Bad Orb, population ~10,000, has been quite interesting. For most anything of importance, you have to leave the town, and travel a minimum of 20 minutes to one of the surrounding, larger, cities. That is, of course, barring a visit to a brewery. Bad Orb has one microbrew, […]

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Two plane rides and 11 hours of travel after leaving Florida, where my parents live, and now Germany is my new home. I’ve moved to Europe semi-permanently to indulge in all the amazing culture. As Germany has a solid economy and is more-or-less central, my girlfriend, Michelle, and I have decided to make this our […]

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Location: Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo & Las Terrenas) Length: 1 week Cuisine: Salty. People: Wonderful. The first thing that I noticed when I got off the plane in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, was the sweltering heat. The second, the blatant disregard for eco-anything: we walked outside the front doors of the […]