Welcome to the Adventures of Mimi! This was like a travel diary of mine that I kept during my semester abroad in Europe! Take a look and I hope you enjoy!
The Madrid Files:
–Perdido: getting lost on my first day and discovering how amazing nice Madrileños are
–Casually being tourists, we’re allowed to be for at least one day no?
–Old Madrid, with NYU Madrid professors as our tour guides, walking around Old Madrid was far from boring.
–El Reina Sofia my first impresson of Madrid’s national museum of 20th century art
–Segovia, A day trip to a picture-esque city full of breathtaking architecture
–El Rastro, On sundays it seems that all of Madrid closes and shows up to this larger than life flea market
–Hello Lisbon! Hours before the check-in, Jessica and I take Lisbon one hill at a time!
– Castelo de São Jorge After wandering aimlessly around Lisbon for 2 hours, stopping by for our first pastel de nata and taking a quick break at our hostel, Jessica and I make our way to castle and do a little exploring
–Last full day in Lisboa A day filled with lounging and wandering through Lisboa’s parks, shopping malls and marinas
The Paris Files:
–Bonjour! After landing in Beauvais, Lea and I managed to find our way to Paris and settle down in my friend Julia’s apartment located in Rue d’Amsterdam.
–Searching for Mona, our adventures in the Louvre
–The Happiest Place in Europe, aka Julia and I enjoy a amazing day in Paris Disneyland despite the freezing cold
The Extremadura and Portugal files:
–Mérida, in which we explore the Roman ruins including a anfiteatro and a teatro and stop by an aqueduct.
–Plaza Mayor, the main square in Cáceres
–Visiting Castle No. 1, Castelo de Vide: Crossing the border to Portugal
–Castle No. 2, Marvâo: climbing walls and getting ambushed
The Paris Files part 2:
–Wandering around Paris from Porte Maillot to Place de Clichy
–Starting the trip off right? With Escargot and the Sacre Coeur
–Being tourists, at the Eiffel Tower
–Steak Night at Au Boeuf Couronné
–The Layover, visiting the places that we wanted to visit after watching Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover and No Reservations
–A break from the itinerary Sometimes travel plans can change
The Brussels Files:
–Day one: Being a tourist, with some awesome perks
–The City center, Manneken Pis, Tintin, chocolate stores oh my!
The Milan Files:
–My Easter Sunday at the Duomo and our first day in Milan
–A day in Frankfurt, mostly spent walking around or gorging myself.
The Kefalos Files:
The Rome Files:
The London Files:
–My very first adventure, about an hour after I disembark 🙂
–Mischief Managed, Dreams come true at the Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour
–Running around London, from food markets, to London suburbs to Beyoncé to ice cream cocktails
–Last few days in London, from Camden market and kangaroo burgers to late night pints and fried chicken