When in Rome... April 14th 2009 My internship at the U.S. Mission to the EU was over and my Italian ‘vacation’ had started. (As if this entire trip hasn’t felt like a vacation.) It took me about two and a half hours to get from the airport to my hostel. As soon as I finally found it, the receptionist opened the door for me and asked if I have a hungry friend waiting there for me. I had to laugh because, yup, Michael wa ... read more
Europe » Vatican City » Vatican City Popes in their secular role ruled portions of the Italian peninsula for more than a thousand years until the mid 19th century, when many of the Papal States were seized by the newly united Kingdom of Italy. In 1870, the pope's holdings were further c... ... read more
Welcome to my travel blog! I'll be writing about my adventures in grad school in Ireland as I work towards my master's in Comparative European Politics at Trinity College Dublin.
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