Globetrotting Adventure 2012

Seven People on an Uncomfortable Gondola Ride

There is no place on earth like Venice. When we exited the train station, Auntie Stacey asked me "Are you ready?" I responded with "Ready for what?" But she didn't have to answer. We walked outside and immediately I knew what she meant. We stood at the edge of a canal lined with old stone… Continue reading Seven People on an Uncomfortable Gondola Ride

Globetrotting Adventure 2012

The Day Memere’s Purse Came in Handy

We took a train from Rome to Florence to do a bit of sightseeing on our way to Venice. Florence was gorgeous. This was the type of old city that you think of when someone says "Tuscany." Old stone buildings, bridges over canals, people buying stuff in the street. It didn't hurt that it was… Continue reading The Day Memere’s Purse Came in Handy

Globetrotting Adventure 2012

Living in the Lion King

When we entered the safari lodge gates and immediately saw zebras and giraffes walking around like they owned the place, I knew this was going to be an unbelievable experience. I was right. The wildlife was everywhere. We had a monkey join us in the restaurant for breakfast. It's not like they did that on… Continue reading Living in the Lion King

Globetrotting Adventure 2012

Wine, Penguins, and Rain

Cape Town was a really cool place. We stayed in a condo right downtown, where we were able to take daily strolls down to the waterfront. There was a little shopping mall right on the edge of the city called the Victoria and Albert Waterfront. That's where our little grocery store was, so we found… Continue reading Wine, Penguins, and Rain

Globetrotting Adventure 2012

Disney College Program 2012

So Katie and I lived in Orlando together for four months and worked at Disney World. I worked retail at Downtown Disney, she worked at Rock and Rollercoaster. Be jealous. We lived in a little one-bedroom, first floor apartment and ate ice cream and drank fresh orange juice every day. On our days off we… Continue reading Disney College Program 2012