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    Day 1: Croatia

    Croatia has been at the very top of my “to visit” list for years now. In fact, I’d planned to go during my year aboard, but timing-wise it just didn’t work out as I…

    June 11, 2018
  • Croatia Music

    What I’m Listening To: Vol. 13

    “So I’m back to the velvet underground. Back to the floor that I love.” For whatever reason, Fleetwood Mac’s Gypsy has emerged as my theme song for my return to traveling. But this time…

    June 7, 2018
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    Mom’s Birthday in Jerez

    After two wonderful, whirlwind weeks with my family, Marge At Large is solo again and ready to depart for Bali tomorrow! I wish I would have kept up with my writing while my family…

    October 30, 2015
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    Day 1: Spain

    I’ll be honest. Seville and I had a rough start. In order to leave room for spontaneity (like scraping the south of Portugal in favor of Morocco), I generally don’t make plans very far…

    October 23, 2015
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    Pros/Cons: Portugal

    When chatting with my BFF Laura about my blog before I departed from the States, I was worried I wouldn’t have enough things to write about (which is now laughable – I can hardly…

    October 1, 2015
  • Beach day at Cascais

    Cascais, Portugal

    Last week I was able to meet up with my friend, Samar, once more. I took the train to her stop at Santo Amaro where we met and then drove her car on to…

    September 30, 2015
  • Music Portugal

    What I’m Listening To: Vol. 2

    When I find music I like I listen to it over and over until I’m sick of it. Eventually by Tame Impala is the poor dead horse that I’m currently beating.…

    September 28, 2015
  • Food/Drink Portugal

    Time Out Market & Fado Music

    Yesterday I spent the day “fannying around” with my new English friend, Chris. We’d met a few days prior at the hostel, but when I sat at the same table as him during breakfast…

    September 28, 2015
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    TBT: Sintra

    Earlier this week I tagged along with a few other girls who were going to Sintra, a small town just 40 minutes outside of Lisbon by train. I knew I had wanted to go…

    September 24, 2015