Malta, Off the Beaten Path

Alright, I have been holding off the construction of this post for way too long. Yes, I had a thesis to write. But I won't beat around the bush when I say Malta's not my favorite, and I probably won't be back. This is not because I did not enjoy Malta, but just because I… Continue reading Malta, Off the Beaten Path

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Southern Spain Day-Trips

Fresh from Morocco (Begin the journey here), we had three days to enjoy the warm, ever sunny coast of Southern Spain. We are staying at Aunt Katka's place in Marbella, so our obvious starting point is right out the front door. Marbella is a bit of a plastic town, recently developed to accommodate the boom… Continue reading Southern Spain Day-Trips

Moroccan Desert Roadtrip

Ever since visiting Morocco last January, I have thirsted to be back in Africa among the hectic dusty streets and crowded bazaars of this beautiful country. The colors, tastes, smells, and people made an everlasting impression on me in my first journey, one that stuck with me and built a craving to return. A little over… Continue reading Moroccan Desert Roadtrip

Beginner Lithuanian, for Lazy People

Among purple University of Washington Husky plushies and gigantic philosophy textbooks, a fifteen-year-old me found a grey book lying untouched in the 'Languages' section. Wiping off the dust and fungus growing from the ever constant Seattle drizzle, the words "Lithuanian for Beginners" peered through in bright yellow. I opened it and was transfixed by letters… Continue reading Beginner Lithuanian, for Lazy People