Throwback Thursdays & Flashback Fridays

The most exciting part of the trip was being able to visit all the different castles in each country. It amazes me how much history Scandinavia has including terrorism that has taken place.  Scandinavians take pride in everything they accomplish and overcome. I have a high respect for them as individuals for them to perform the highest level…

It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday

It my last day in Sweden and Scandinavia . This is a really bitter sweet moment for me. I would love to come back and visit but I am also ready to go home. My trip was overall satisfying. Even the things that went wrong, turned out just fine. There isn’t one thing I would…

Say Yes to the Dress

The Royal Palace of Sweden officially had me feeling like a princess today. I was able to see the living quarters of past royalty.After touring the beautiful royal apartments, I was able to see the wedding dresses of royal weddings. The room was lightly dimmed with the most elegant wedding dresses around the world on…

Say Cheese

After amazing dinner in Stockholm, Sweden. We set out on a night journey to Fotografiska Monteliuswagen.  The photography museum is one of Sweden’s main attractions. There is over 500,000 visitors, who visit the museum every year. It displays four exhibits a year from some of the best photographers around the world.The main goal of the museum is…

The Training of a Woman: International Women’s Day in Oslo

In a few days, it will be my mother’s birthday. I start to think about how a lot of things would not have been possible for me without her. No matter what I have went through, she stayed by my side. I know that all the love in the world wouldn’t be equivalent for my…

I Have A Dream: Peace in Oslo

I have always dreamed of becoming doctor. Before attending college, I made it my goal to serve others through medicine. Now in a year I will be graduating college to apply to global environmental health programs to obtain my Masters in Public Health before applying to medical school. I hope to connect the United States…

Birthday Blush & Little Italy

Meet Natalia. This woman made my 21st first feel extra special.  She was kind and gave me a free makeover for my birthday . She completed the service called a “full face.” She applied concealer, eye shadow, eye liner, lip liner, lipstick, mascara, and a little birthday blush. I learned a lot of interesting facts about…

Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

I’m one of those girls that dreams of being a princess trapped away waiting for her prince to come save her. When he comes to rescue me, he falls in love with how beautiful I am. He invites me to his royal ball and I come but I have to be home before midnight. As  I race down the…

The Big Catch

The eggs contained cheese which changed it’s color to more of a golden yellow. The texture of the eggs was quite similar to grits and runny. The olives were moist and filled with a lot of flavor. There were different kinds of meat and cheese available. I decided to chose some miniature slices of salami and liver pate….

Erica’s Welcome Post

My name is Erica Marion. I am currently a junior at Mount Mary University studying biology. One of my career goals is to be a medical professional that specializes in global environmental health. Since high school I have always wanted to travel abroad. My first time out of the country was to Costa Rica where…

Erica’s Welcome Post

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