fernweh (n.) a crave to travel; being homesick for a place you’ve never been

I love to travel. There’s nothing quite like leaving a local airport and arriving somewhere new & unfamiliar. No matter where I’m leaving or where I’m going, I always feel alive after stepping off a plane and walking on the jet bridge to look out of the big, glass windows. Although I’ve traveled more than many have, I crave to see more of this beautiful world we have been blessed to live in.

Places I’ve Been:

  • St. Lucia
  • Colorado
  • Canada
  • St. John USVI
  • California
  • Florida
  • China: Beijing, Chongqing, Xi’an, Guilin, Chengdu
  • Italy: Florence, Cinque Terre, Rome, Lucca, Venice, Pisa, Genova, Levanto, Verona, Milan, Cortona, Perugia, Siena
  • Spain: Ibiza
  • Hungary: Budapest
  • Vatican
  • Germany: Munich
  • Greece: Athens, Aegina, Crete (Heraklion & Chania)
  • Czech Republic: Prague
  • Ukraine: Kiev
  • Denmark: Copenhagen
  • Netherlands: Amsterdam
  • France: Paris, Nice
  • Monaco: Monte-Carlo

Places I Hope to Travel to:

  • England
  • Bora Bora
  • Thailand
  • Hawaii
  • Alaska
  • Costa Rica
  • Africa

Favorite destinations/landmarks:

  • The Great Wall
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Maho Bay
  • Steamboat Mountain
  • Montreal
  • Xi’an Wall
  • Manarola, Cinque Terre
  • Budapest
  • Athens
  • Copenhagen

Italy (FFE)

I’m currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy for my freshman year of college at Marist’s branch campus. While I don’t have any background in Italian, I am thoroughly enjoying living in this historic and beautiful city. I promised myself I would blog every day while I am here. Follow along as I experience a unique study abroad … Continue reading Italy (FFE)

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