Tag Archives: London

Reverse Itinerary: London

When I worked in the writing center at my college, I would often take people’s paper drafts and make an outline of what they had already written. I found this more useful, sometimes, than an outline before drafting, because this “reverse” outline showed what they had actually written, instead of what they thought they were […]

Travelin’ Tales

Well, I have been in London for a few days now, having lots and lots of fun (while recovering from jet lag) so I haven’t really been thinking about blogging until now. Today I’m taking an early night, resting my feet, and taking a chance to update you all on what’s been going on. So, […]


I’m getting within spitting distance of my Austrian Adventure (dun-dun-DAH!), and I’m not totally sure that it’s sinking in. I was proud of myself for not being overly anxious, but then I started having dreams in which I try to order coffee, but when I say, “eine Tasse Kaffee, bitte,” the lady at the counter gives me […]

Ten Things: London

This is the third in a series of entries, in which I list ten things I want to see or do in various European cities. These lists are not meant to be inclusive or ranked, just a sampling of things I am looking forward to! (All images click through to their sources.) No, Sir, when […]

Travel Safe, Travel Cheap: Picking a Hostel

So, I just finished booking the hostels where I will be staying during my trips to London and Rome in November. I have stayed in 15+ hostels across the UK and Europe (and one in NYC!) in the last couple of years, and I have sort of gotten my selection process down to a science. […]