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Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 2

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 2

The Day I Went to the University of Virginia I woke up around 7:30 a.m. that Sunday morning and was pleased to see the sun already shining brightly from the small slit of the hotel drapes. I got up, packed my duffel bag and changed to grab a bite to…

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 1

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 1

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 1 I woke up just as the sun was rising from the horizons on a Saturday. That’s how dedicated I am when it comes to traveling. Anyway, an early morning was necessary if I were to make my goal of leaving around 8…

The Dinner Collective

The Dinner Collective

Perhaps it was happenstance, but rarely does it occur that such a diverse group of strangers get along so easily and visibly have a great time with each other. The Dinner Collective You’re probably wondering what was it that brought such an eclectic group of individuals together. Was it a meeting…

Spain Travels

Spain Travels

Where did I Go? Avila, Barcelona, Madrid, Segovia, and Montserrat, Spain When I Went:  May 19 to May 27, 2010 Was that the Best Time of Year to Go?  Yes.  Europe is best in spring and Spain is no exception. Why I Went There:  My ancestors are from Spain, therefore it…

Madrid, Day One

Madrid, Day One

Spring 2010 was my first time in Spain.  The country in itself was interesting to me because of the history it shared with the Philippines.  It was also somewhat of a homecoming because I knew that my ancestors were mostly Spanish. Madrid—the vibrant capital of Spain, is ideally located in…