That one time I solo traveled

Alright I know what you're going to be thinking: NIKKI WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT? YOU COULD'VE BEEN KIDNAPPED OR SOLD AS A SEX SLAVE! SHORT WHITE JEWISH GIRLS DON'T TRAVEL ALONE. OMG YOU'RE A NUTBALL! ASLKHFDCJ'A;SLDF;';ALS;FZN Well, first of all, I went to Valencia (about three and half hours southeast of Madrid, along the … Continue reading That one time I solo traveled

Amalfi Coastin’

We finally arrived at the train station in Florence en route for our 4 day trip to the Amalfi Coast. First we checked in with our tour group, Bus2alps. Bus2alps is a great European tour group geared towards study abroad students so we were with other students from all over Europe. Once we checked in, … Continue reading Amalfi Coastin’

Venezia & Firenze

Venice, Italy in 13 hours: Very late 3/21/16: After Alyssa and I left Copenhagen we had a layover in Brussels for two hours. This also just happened to be HOURS before the explosions occurred at this very same airport on the morning of March 22nd. I'm still a bit traumatized by the fact that I was … Continue reading Venezia & Firenze

Cope is dope

Copenhagen has been my favorite city to visit (so far) in my semester abroad. Denmark is known as the happiest country in the world and the Danish sure make that statement true. Every local we encountered was kind and helpful and I am truly grateful for that. To start off the weekend, Alyssa and I … Continue reading Cope is dope

Ahhh the luck of the Irish

Two weekends ago, I made my journey to The Emerald Isle. Now, the fact that Ireland is called that, it REALLY does live up to that famous nickname. This weekend was filled with beauty and treasure. To be completely honest, I came to Ireland with very low expectations. Dublin was never a destination at the top of … Continue reading Ahhh the luck of the Irish

7 Struggles of learning a new language

When living in a country where the native language is not your native tongue, you're pretty much forced to learn that language. Before I came to Spain, I knew I wanted to improve my Spanish (after all, my last name is Rodriguez) and that is one of the many reasons why I chose to study … Continue reading 7 Struggles of learning a new language

Swiss cheesin’

What I did in Switzerland in 43 hours: Taking my test on Friday morning was pretty much the only thing standing in between me and Switzerland. Immediately after my test, I got some cafe con leche (TREAT YO SELF) in the area of where my school is located for finishing strong and then quickly made my … Continue reading Swiss cheesin’