Elena’s Birthday Weekend in London, Days 3 & 4

Lena had a very stiff schedule planned for the Saturday of her party; everything needed to be prepared to a T and ready! She made a brunch reservation for us at a supposedly… Continue reading

Elena’s Birthday Weekend in London, Days 1 & 2

This time in Europe, I wanted to make sure that I saw Lena because it had been a while since we’d met: so I asked her what she was doing for her birthday.… Continue reading

“The Eiffel Tower Looks Exactly Like I Imagined It!”: Paris According to Raffi

Breakfast! Our waiter was incredibly entertaining, which is a trend I’ve found among male waiters who serve breakfast, weirdly enough. I asked Raffi to tell me what he wanted to see in Paris–I… Continue reading

Car Trouble

I resigned to make a separate post about this incident of sorts, because it doesn’t exactly fit within the confines of a travel story about a city. I also don’t have a picture… Continue reading

“You know, I wouldn’t mind it if you moved here…”: Brussels According to Raffi

We only had the daytime to spend in Brussels, so I wanted to make the most of it. I knew we had to do 3 things: visit La Grand Place, go to Delirium,… Continue reading

“This Place is Horrible!”: Düsseldorf According to Raffi

That exclamation is what Raffi uttered to me as he looked at the shower in the hotel room, then at the shampoo, conditioner and shower gel–all one substance–and guffawed. Truth be told, I… Continue reading

Raffi’s Arrival

The day of the Nor’easter: that’s when Raffi was scheduled to fly to Luxembourg. His first flight to Europe (ever) and the weather was playing tricks on him, *sigh*. His flight was cancelled 2… Continue reading

La Fondation Louis Vuitton

I took a trip to Paris to meet my cousin and her two friends. I did not take as many photos as I usually do, nor will I linger on too many details… Continue reading

Amsterdam, City of Museums (Day 2)

Breakfast! Jonathan went to a place the day before I arrived for an omelet and he said it was marvelous, but that there would be a line; I didn’t mind. We waited for… Continue reading

Amsterdam, Sin City of Europe (Day 1)

I think Amsterdam is highly overrated for the wrong reasons, and highly underrated for the right ones. When thinking of Amsterdam, it often elicits thoughts of marijuana, alcohol, prostitutes, and gambling, all of… Continue reading