Category Archives: Travel

“Eat Everything.”

I’ve been out travelling the world for the past three weeks.  As such, I’ve had zero time to keep up with my blog. It also means that it’s been so long since the first week in Ireland, that I’m less … Continue reading

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A Melting Pot’s Pilgrimage

I’m what you would call a Heinz 57. When people ask me where I’m from, I ask them how much time they have. Often times, I pull out whichever nationality suits me best in the given scenario. When I’m travelling, … Continue reading

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BalLin Does Oxford Part II: You’re Welcome, Primark

70 Euros. That’s how much my return flight to Vienna cost me. As I watched the fog roll over the lush green hills along the M40 from Oxfordshire to London listening to The National’s “England“, I wrestled if I should … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Prague

It’s said that nothing beats learning through experience. A day into my weekend trip to Prague, however, I realized it would have been just as well if my knowledge of Prague began and ended only on the pages of WikiTravel. … Continue reading

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Days Twelve – Sixteen: Bubonic’d!

So far, my experience with learning German has been not unlike attempting to drive the Arc de Triomphe in France blindfolded in a manual Hummer. Not only am I completely out of my element (my foreign language default is French, … Continue reading

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Day Seven: The Quest for a 24 Hour Seamstress

I went to the bar for the first time tonight in Vienna. Drinks were cheap and the music was pounding. I ordered myself a gin and tonic and found myself holding a pina colada. I’m not quite sure how that … Continue reading

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Day Five: Buns of Steel

Our day trip to Linz took us to one of Austria’s most famous landmarks. I know what you’re all thinking, and I know you’re all so jealous. That’s right, we went to Voestalpine Stahl! WHAT NOW, SUCKAS?! Hold on. It’s … Continue reading

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