Montreux with Friends

When I first heard that my study abroad program was planning on taking us all to Montreux and seeing Château de Chillon, I almost a flipped a…sausage? I had already seen the castle… Continue reading

Sion 4 Castle Extravaganza

Another day trip after presentations for the win! Michelle and I wanted to make it out to Sion, the capital of the canton of Valais, and see two of the four beautiful castles.… Continue reading

Zibelemärit in Bern

Zibelemärit, also known as Marché aux Oignons, is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Monday of every November in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Little miss Michelle and Beata were not aware of this little known… Continue reading

Bree in Geneva

FRIDAY My roommate-to-be, Bree, has been very good at visiting all of her future housemates while abroad–she has seen Rebecca–who’s studying abroad in Paris, and Arzoo–who’s studying abroad in Brighton–and now me! She… Continue reading

Environmental Migration: Trials and Tribulations of a Changing Earth

After a month and a half of toiling over this research paper, it is finally complete! The paper was due Wednesday and I had my presentation on Friday. I now have an entire… Continue reading


I have decided to be a little nicer to my readers and post something much shorter today. You will be feasting your eyes on my gifts! Here they are, in the order I… Continue reading

Is This What People Mean By Birthday Weekend?

Because I certainly had a better birthday weekend than anyone I’ve ever met. You may now commence your jealousy. (By the way, I just checked the length of this post, and it is… Continue reading

Geneva Election Night Party

With my parents and brother arriving tomorrow, I knew I wouldn’t be able to get a good night’s sleep. What does one do when he/she cannot sleep? One goes to an election party,… Continue reading

Feeling Proud!

According to the recipe book, these cuties are called “Whoopie Cookies.” I made them!! Lemme tell ya, if you think French is a language to learn, you haven’t yet tried baking in French.… Continue reading

Pending Arrival…

I really have to pick up my game now! I just got my thesis presentation moved to Wednesday–so my parents can attend–and now I have to finish up those last few interviews. I… Continue reading