Wit and Wishes

Throwback

This category contains a series of “throwback” blog posts of trips that were taken before the inception of Wit and Wishes. These posts have been updated and polished in order to be more helpful to whoever reads them!

Sightseeing in Paris: What to See and Do in the City of Lights

Ah Paris, je t’aime. From our first day here, I felt a connection to the city – as corny as that may sound. There was just something about the people that we met, the historic architecture, the food, even just the sights and sounds…but not the smells, especially in the metro. Hey, nothing’s perfect.  I …

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Came for the Canals, Stayed for the Windmills: My Time in Amsterdam and Zaandam

It’s finally time for another travel story, and today I’m excited to tell you about my time in a place that’s very well-known for its tulips…and, if you haven’t guessed by now, that place is none other than the Netherlands. Specifically: Amsterdam! Amsterdam is a city that I was super-psyched to visit! And NO, not …

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An Ode to Oslo: Must-see Spots and the “Local” Experience in Norway

This week, let’s go back to my time in Oslo, Norway! Norway was the last stop of a 10-day Scandinavian adventure that I embarked upon with two travel companions, and it was a great way to end the trip. Compared to the rain that we experienced in Copenhagen and Stockholm, the weather in Oslo was …

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Cashino NDT

Riding through London At Night: Rent a Bike and Throw Caution to the Wind!

Hello again! This week, I want to take you all back to a night London during my semester abroad. Besides experiencing what the city has to offer in amazing historical sites, cuisine, and fine arts, one of my favorite moments in London was actually when I explored it at 2 in the morning with my …

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Maksim Kholodnitskiy

Eurail, Derailed: The Peril of Not Reading Carefully

Happy Thursday everyone! It’s nearly the weekend, and I’m sure that we’re all starting the countdown. For this week’s travel story, I’ll be taking you back to another mishap that occurred during my trip that I planned with Christine. Christine is an old friend of mine who was studying abroad in London at the same time that I …

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Overnight in an Airport: A Cautionary Tale about Having a Backup Plan

Hey everyone, I’m back with another travel story from my semester abroad. Let’s dive right in! This time, we’re going back to when I had to sleep in an airport overnight on the way to Copenhagen, Denmark; got zero rest because my lovely companions didn’t take a turn watching our stuff so I could sleep; …

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