A Three Day Layover in Lisbon

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Back across the pond December to March were a blur, filled with the highs and lows of travel. In those months, I worked my way through Barcelona (5 days), Iceland (3 days), New York (5 days), Idaho (2 months), Arizona (4 days), Mexico (6 days), Costa Rica (2.5 weeks), and Miami (2 days). I was so exhausted from hopping around, that […]

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Reverend Roumena marries best friend in Costa Rica

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Anyone can be a reverend! Yes, you read that title right. I’m now an ordained reverend, thanks to the power of the interwebs. It took only a few minutes. God bless ‘Murka. I ordained my best friend’s wedding on a private beach in Costa Rica. TRUE paradise. However, a lot happened leading up to that. Before […]

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The REAL Dangers of Mexico City

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We’ve all heard about the dangers of Mexico City. From the drug cartels, to the mass murders, kidnappings, and more… All I heard before leaving for Mexico City were warnings. BE SAFE. “What are you, crazy? Don’t you know what’s going on in Mexico? Oh, and by the way, you should color your hair brown […]

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Barcelona vs Madrid: A Few Comparisons

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As part of my journey across the pond to visit my family during Christmas, I made Barcelona the first pit stop. My super cheap flight to Iceland (100 euros) flew out of there, so I went a few days early to check out Christmastime in Barcelona. (Barcelona is the capital of the autonomous Spanish region […]

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