Posts by: Shannon Kircher

  • Piazza Navona, Rome

    Rome: Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

    Pizza. Wine. Gelato. Bruschetta. Crostini. Caprese Salad. Sangria. I'm back in London taking a break in between classes after three delicious and action-packed days in Rome. First, let me say that Rome has got to be one of the most…

  • Canterbury Cathedral, England

    England: Day Trip to Canterbury

    After a bit of a morning fiasco yesterday (we missed the 9:30AM bus that we had booked), I managed to get on the 10:30AM coach to Canterbury with a group of friends to explore a nearby British town. We were bound…

  • dachau concentration camp

    Munich: Day Trip to Dachau

    A visit to Munich during Oktoberfest is a unique experience, and one that I would wager is not overly representative of the city on a normal basis. Friends who had visited Munich during other times of the year raved about…

  • No Hunger Initiative.

      On June 19th, the FAO published a report noting that there are more hungry people than ever in the world: over 1 billion. Acute malnutrition affects around 55 million children worldwide and leads to five million childhood deaths each…

  • charity : water

    I have heard of charity : water before, but I had not really taken the time to peruse their website to find out more about the non-profit and their goals. After poking around their site, I couldn't not write about them!…