Learning the Contrasts of Italy

For much of this past month, I have been living the clichés of la dolce vita: waking up late, practicing Italian when the spirit moves me, seconds and thirds of…

The Baffling Bretons

During my sophomore year of high school, my parents allowed themselves to be convinced that I should study abroad. Parameters were set, applications were completed, checks were signed and mailed….

An Unexpected Week for an English Teacher

This is my third summer living in Prague, and since I’m currently in between jobs, I’ve had lots of opportunities to travel. Originally, I was going to write about my…

All Good Plans of Mice and (Wo)men

So here I am:  At a McDonald’s outside of Gare d’Est in Paris because I have nowhere else to go, listening to a terrible rap song played on repeat over…

The Road Less Traveled

Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. -“The Road Not…

In my blood

It’s been six months since I left Germany, and I’m stunned. Not only has it been six months- I’ve also officially lived in Colorado longer than I lived in the…

Barcelona: The City of Yiddish Proverbs

My grandmother, replete with Yiddish proverbs, had left a message on my phone. The content, “Man plans, and God laughs.” As a woman of a few words, she keeps her…

We Came, We Saw, We Got Stranded by Iceland Air

I’ve noticed that lately, a number of Go Girl’s fabulous, fearless females have been writing about their recent airport experiences/traumas/catastrophes, a theme that seems to unite all world travelers as…

Street Bike Etiquette around the world

Paige Green shares her cycling experience from around the world: Some of the great things about travelling are, of course, meeting new people, learning about new cultures, trying new food…

Towers, Bridges and Castles, oh Prague!

The writer of the line “lions, tigers and bears, oh my!” was brilliant. That frame has become a part of everyday life, which is amazing. Right, back on topic. I…

Breztels and Katrin

Maybe it’s recent beer talk amongst friends, or rehearsing the Brahms’ Requiem (complete with German pronunciation lessons), or maybe just a nostalgic desire to cuddle up with a dear friend,…

Where is the ‘@’ on this computer?

After deciding to study abroad in London, I got many faces when I started spreading the news. “London? Why aren’t you going somewhere different?” I’ll have you know that London…

How to be a Cheapskate… Overseas

I’m a cheapskate.  Honestly.  For many people, the words cheapskate and traveling have no place beside one another in a sentence, but I’ve made it work, and have made it…

Belgium with Saarch

Saar is one of the most amazing women I have ever met.  She is constantly on the go, traveling to a new corner of the world and dazzling me with…