Lisbon: Belem and Alfama

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After leaving the metro station and doing some walking, Kristine and I found the Pont du Avril and immediately saw its resemblance to the Golden Gate Bridge. (It looked identical!) We sat on a bench amongst older men fishing on other benches, to take it all in. Our next stop was right back to Pasteis Read more

Lisbon: A Day Trip to Sintra

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After checking into the Living Lounge Hostel, Kristine and I decided to do some exploring. I will admit that I initially disliked the immediate area around our hostel. First, it is a popular tourist neighborhood, which made finding food under 8 euro almost an impossible task. Second, it may have been because it was a Read more

I Went to a TEDx Talk Once

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After my application was reviewed, I was part of a 70 person audience who had the privilege of listening to speakers from the local Ithaca area. There were a total of 16 speakers and a total of 19 TED talks that we listened to. If you’re wondering how long this conference was, let me tell Read more

Oceans – Set Decoration

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During my time at Ithaca, I have been seriously blessed to be surrounded by people who are not only ridiculously gifted, but also incredibly passionate. Luke, Kristine, and Jazon have become some of my closest friends here and being able to help with their project was an amazing experience. Together, each of us brought our Read more

Thrift Shopping (Part II)

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Buffalo Exchange: Pros: Right upon walking in, it was very apparent that Buffalo Exchange isn’t your average thrift shop. I especially loved how everything was organized by sizes and not colors. Additionally, unlike most thrift stores, there weren’t many things that seemed to have been sitting there for five years. Everything was in good condition Read more