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Once upon a time, I was a travel idiot. About fifteen years ago, on my first couple of trips to Europe, I researched virtually nothing in advance. I was lucky enough to show up at the right hotel and have the right currency in my wallet.
A few years ago, I sat looking out a caged sorority dorm window at the University of Tennessee. I had carefully selected all of these things- the SEC school close to home, sisterhood, Knoxville- so why couldn’t I see myself in any of it?
Having a long-distance boyfriend means that I’m always either talking on the phone or searching for cheap flights–or both. My boyfriend lives in Chicago and I live in New York and we make an effort to see each other at least once every month and a half
I don’t believe in coincidences–after five minutes of arriving to the Eiffel Tower for the first time, a Polish couple, accompanied by their wedding photographers walked up the steps next to me like it was straight out of Parisian heaven.
I love food. I love trying new things and I am always keen to taste dishes that are a specialty in the area that I am travelling in. I indulge in seafood and bunny chow in South Africa, schnitzel and curry wurst in Germany and lamb dishes and baklava in Turkey to name but a few