by Mackenzie Patel Good day world travelers! Since I am unhealthily obsessed with museums, I thought I’d write another sneaky post about the multitude of painted beauties cloistered within the Kunsthalle in Hamburg, Germany. Although Hamburg has at least fifty museums, I chose to wander around this specific one because of its stunning Renaissance, Baroque,… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Hello my musically inclined World Travelers! Today is going to be a thrilling post because it involves Berlin, Mozart, beautiful instruments, and a compelling/humorous opera. After traipsing around the Cold War city for a day, I donned a nice dress (in reality I was wearing dirty jeans and an even sketchier jacket)… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel So you think you’re a so-called “cultured” person, eh? A profound lover of the arts, a true patron of intellectual creativity and skill. You can discourse for hours upon The Prince by Machiavelli or openly admit (more like say very loudly so other plebeians will hear you) that you’re in love with… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Mr. Darcy, with all his wealthy suaveness and high-browed pretension, has got absolutely nothing on the heart-wrenching, stormy, and lame-footed character of Ethan Frome, the withering protagonist in the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton. The gushy love story of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy was beautiful and flirtatious, but it… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Hello World travelers! This post is going to be short and sweet, but the subject is so incredibly fascinating and historically rich that I simply had to write a tidbit about it. A few months ago, I went through a “French Revolution” phrase and wiled away many hours on the history archives… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Guten tag world travelers! This article is a continuation of my series about my wunderbar excursion into Germany and Switzerland exactly a month ago (has it been that long already!?) After basking in the warm, clear sunshine of Switzerland, I made my way into the misty, cold, and orderly world of Germany.… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Hello fantastic readers! Judging by the title of this article, you might already have a good idea what direction I’m jumping in. You might be thinking (the sarcasm leaking out of your brain, through your laptop, and into my mind) that taking two days to read one novel is eons of time.… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Guten tag World Travelers! Here is another article journaling my amazing time in Europe a few weeks ago (has it already been that long ago?)!On the third day of my excursion into the land of cheese, iconic army knives, and white crosses stamped into rippling waves of red, I stormed the Swiss… Read More