Exploring Estes Park, Colorado

I visited Estes Park for the first time in August 2016 as part of my post-bar trip (as in the exam law students take to become attorneys, not the drinking establishment kind). My fiancé and I planned a road trip from Texas to the Grand Canyon then up to Colorado. We stayed at Estes Park

24 Hours in Vienna, Austria

In the summer of 2014, I studied abroad in Innsbruck Austria as part of a Law School program. We had long weekends to explore nearby cities and countries. During one of the weekends, my roommate and I traveled to Salzburg and Vienna. To stay on budget, we stayed at hostels, skipped a lot of the

Hometown Tourist

Posts about my adventures in and around San Antonio, Texas are coming soon! Once I’ve caught up on posts from my past travels abroad, I’ll start being in a tourist in my home city of San Antonio. I’ll provide information on everything there is to do in this growing city, because there’s so much more

A Day in Salzburg

“The hills fill my heart with the sound of music.” Sound of Music Salzburg, famous as the stage for the movie Sound of Music and home of Mozart, this beautiful small town is nestled between mountains along the Salzach River in Austria. The Alstadt (Old Town), on the left side of the river, has been

A Weekend in Seattle

I spent a long weekend in Seattle, WA, back in August 2013. It was my last trip before starting law school (I had no idea I would travel so much during school). My fiance and I went for his birthday. Miraculously, it only rained the day we arrived. The weather for the remainder of our

How to Visit a Fairy Tale Castle – Neuschwantstein

The Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany is an idyllic fairy tale castle. Not only is it a beautiful castle surrounded by the picturesque landscape of Schwangau, it’s history is fascinating. The castle was the dream of King Ludwig II. He wanted a castle like Versailles in his own backyard, a new castle Hohenschwangau (new castle

Day Trips from Innsbruck

In the summer of 2014, I studied abroad in Innsbruck, Austria, as part of a law school program. Here are some things I did while staying in the Tyrol region. White Water Rafting A group of students decided they wanted to do something more adventurous while staying in Innsbruck. We picked white water rafting. One

Hiking Around Innsbruck

One of our professors led willing groups of students on different hikes each week while we were in Innsbruck. We would go in the afternoon after classes were over. This professor was in his 70s (maybe even older), skinny, and drank more beer than water. So when he said “hike” I thought he meant “a

Visiting Innsbruck, Austria

In the summer of 2014, I studied abroad in Innsbruck, Austria. It was with a program with St. Mary’s University Law School. We were there for a month, taking classes with our own professors and one from Innsbruck’s university, and exploring the city in the evenings. With only a four-day class schedule, we were encouraged

When In Rome

My family and I visited Rome for Christmas in 2015 and stayed in an apartment on Via del Governo Vecchio (the link is to the cafe next door). This guide to touring Rome will be based on our experience of seeing the city over a week during the winter. Here’s everything you should see When