Easter Rising on Easter Monday

A pivotal point in Ireland’s long journey to gain independence occurred on April 24, 1916, a bloody affair in the streets of Dublin known as Easter Rising. On the day after Easter with a waif of revolution in the air, the heart of the city became a battle zone as rebels commandeered the General Post…

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Observations in Paris

Ernest Hemingway is quoted in his memoirs of his time as a young writer in Paris as saying, “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” But that is…

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Graz, Austria: Beyond Vienna, Salzburg, and the Alps – The Food, Drinks and Nightlife

The final segment, and perhaps the most important to my own study abroad experience (specifically the drinks and nightlife), puts Graz on par with nearly any city in Europe. By discovering the culinary scene and nightlife in Austria’s second largest city, you will stumble upon a lively, youthful, and cosmopolitan mecca hidden in Central Europe.…

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