When I last left off on the trip to Europe, we had just arrived in Switzerland and spent the afternoon in Zurich, a very cool place. Our next stop was a retro, 70’s style chalet in a tiny little hamlet in the Swiss Alps called Alpnachstadt, just outside of Luzern. The place was not modern … More A Retro Chalet Among the Alps, Complete with a Side Order of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Before I had gone on this trip to Europe, several people had told me that Switzerland was one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Pristine mountain lakes, quaint old European cities, and of course the vistas provided by the world-famous Alps. Well, they weren’t kidding! Though Switzerland wasn’t one of the places I was … More An Introduction to Switzerland…Beautiful Zurich!
Well, the cat is out of the bag and I can finally blog about it. And the timing was perfect, too! You see, just last week, my school had a public slideshow of our trip to Europe, putting together dozens upon dozens of pictures the 41 kids and 6 chaperones had taken during the adventure. … More Macaroons, Pranks and Belly Laughs in Paris
To discover some of the more traditional Dutch things to be found in the Netherlands, we had to traverse outside of Amsterdam, which is how we began our second day. This day felt less rushed and a bit more relaxed than the first, as we headed by bus towards Volendam, a small, quaint historic seaside … More Amster…dam, Part II: Gouda Cheese and Clogs
Roller coaster season is upon us and I simply can’t wait to start riding (very soon!). My pal Rich is as excited as I am and between the two of us, we’ve been riding a lot of coasters lately via P.O.V. (point of view) videos on YouTube. YouTube inparkmagazine Here’s one that he found and … More Check Out This Wild New Roller Coaster: Sky Scream