Mask Making Class in Venice

By Hannah Logan | May 11, 2013 |
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I have always loved Venetian masks. From the traditional beaked styles to modern designs that look more like fairytale creatures than anything else, there is no shortage of masks to choose from. I knew that I’d be buying at least one as a souvenir, but when I found out that I would actually take a…

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An Afternoon in Vatican City

By Hannah Logan | April 27, 2013 |
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Vatican City is a must see while in Rome (an added perk is that technically it’s another country, bonus for us country counters out there!) but although it is tiny, by both country and city standards, it’s easy to spend at least half a day in this amazing section of Rome. Given that I hate…

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Santa and his Christmas Demons? The Salzburg Krampus Run

By Hannah Logan | December 15, 2012 |
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Salzburg Krampus Run

When I was travelling around Europe for the Christmas Markets I expected to see plenty of Santas and maybe a few elves and reindeer. What I didn’t expect to find was a giant, hairy, devil-looking creature known as Krampus; essentially a Christmas demon who has his own celebration called the Krampus Run or Krampusnacht. My…

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London like a Lady: Afternoon Tea at the Grosvenor

By Hannah Logan | October 22, 2012 |
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Afternoon tea is pretty synonymous with London. It’s a tradition that’s been around forever, supposedly created by Anna the 7th Duchess of Bedford because the wait between lunch and dinner was just too long. I’m sure any traveller who spends his/her days wandering around entire cities working up an appetite can only agree! My mom…

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How I almost became a farmer’s daughter/wife in Killarney

By Hannah Logan | September 6, 2012 |
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When I was planning on where to go with my parents in Ireland I asked a few people for advice. One thing came up regularly; Killarney is beautiful- but watch out for the farmers. Sounds pretty weird doesn’t it? One woman in particular explained that Killarney is primarily a farming area, and farmers commonly come…

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Westport Ireland: Possibly the Worst Weekend of my Life

By Hannah Logan | August 29, 2012 |
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When I read up on Westport Ireland it sounded great- tons of little shops, pubs, and a great nightlife courtesy of countless Stag and Hen parties. With the added plus of only being a couple hour bus ride from Galway I was set to explore the town for a weekend. And what a weekend it…

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