My Spring Through Photos

My Spring was definitely a lot more eventful than my fall. Instead of boring you with a trillion words about what I did, I’ll just post a few of my favorite pictures to show you. Enjoy!

Sevilla

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That time a news crew decided to take our tour group picture

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new friends from the hostel, “La Banda”

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Drinkin with Parisians

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View from La Banda Hostel

 

Madrid

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Spent so much time up here sipping wine and taking in the views

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That time it snowed and it was awesome.

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Well hello violent protest

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Feeling a bit homesick, and get this nice package from Ryan on Valentines day!

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Went through Atocha train station and visited the memorial on the anniversary of the March 11th terrorist attacks

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Very powerful scene.

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I watched a police officer put down a candle and hug his buddy crying. definitely something I’ll never forget

 

Dublin: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

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my morning routine at Brother Hubbard!

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my friends always knew where to find me

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Time to start celebrating!

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Our first real Irish pub beers

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The Guinness Factory!

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Enjoying our perfect Guinnesses

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Certified Guinness Pourers

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It was a party in there!

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Water: just one of the ingredients in a perfect guinness

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Failing pouring my beer

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oops.

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my goodness my guiness

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got guinness?

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The famous Temple Bar!

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Temple Bar!!

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Trying to be Irish

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Craic

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Guinness certified!

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Party Party

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

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Meeting up with an old friend!

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Can’t believe we were there!

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One of the highlights was seeing LSU march in the parade!!

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They played the fight song right in front of me!

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I was completely hoarse, but I got out a few cheers!

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And you can’t forget the country concert we went to at the O2 the same weekend!

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… And we snuck into standing room only for the Band Perry..

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and creeped our way up for the Rascal Flatts…

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Until we were front row for Brad Paisley, the closing act.

 

 

Valencia

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the beautiful city of Valencia

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Horchata… this stuff is amazing!

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Agua de Valencia and Paella Valenciana!

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Rented a bike and rode it to the beach!

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And rode past the arts and sciences buildings

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And met some crazy dancing Aussies

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And split these beauties with them

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Hung out with some incredibly cool people

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no really.. they were awesome.

 

 

Amsterdam

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my mom and I kicked it in Amsterdam

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and ordered all sorts of fun drinks

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I was so happy to see her! I missed her a lot

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We tried all sorts of food

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Walked into the red light district..

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and tripped over a boob.

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Such a gorgeous city.

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and the Tulips were blooming!

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We smelled funky smells everywhere we went..

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dreamed of living on a house boat

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admired the beautiful architecture

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drank more glasses of wine than I could count

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And ate more Indonesian food than I thought was possible

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And dont forget the crepes!

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oh right, and that cheese tasting

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In the end, it was an incredible trip!

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Bringing the fam to El Tigre. Golden.

 

 

Barcelona: Under Construction.. I still haven’t unpacked my camera!

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Getting jamon carved off the leg!

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Kickin it with a cow!

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Champagne and chocolate to greet us at the door!

 

 

 

More Madrid

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Harley

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Random Night out in Madrid!

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Birthday.

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What would you do without your friends giving you birthday wet willies?

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Miss this girl!

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And when you hang out to often.. you start dressing alike and not even noticing until the end of the night..

 

 

 

Budapest

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Is that sand?? No Maury, that’s snow..

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new friends!

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One of my new favorite cities.

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I love my french peeps!! Never met a french girl I couldn’t kick it with!

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Hanging at a Ruin Bar! Bring me back to Budapest!

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Hostel frands

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I can’t explain how much I loved Budapest

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The little Princess

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Being weird with some fellow weirdos

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This is still one of the best meals I’ve ever had. Beef Goulash

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Buda side of Budapest! I’ll be back here.

 

Istanbul

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Hostel view!

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Gypsy party ringing in the summer. Incredible, 100% local experience I’ll never forget.

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Rice stuffed mussels with lemon… the best street food ever

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Asia side! I went to Asia!

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In the Hagia Sophia!!

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The blue mosque!

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Men would play this just out in the open air

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traditional turkish breakfast

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the cistern!

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beautiful park in the middle of istanbul

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grand bazaar

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baklava

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men washing their feet outside a mosque

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more rice stuffed mussels!

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fish market

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inside the blue mosque

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view of the old city!

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Beautiful view from the Topkapi Palace

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that time I met the guy on the bill… sort of

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where you are in the world

 

 

 

Galway, Ireland

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take me here

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Cliffs of Moher

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the cliffs… defining moment.

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new pub crawl friends!

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Brazilian!

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crawl night 2

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this was definitely not a good idea

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nope. not a good idea

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more craic

Some of the BEST memories of my life came out of these past 10 months. I never would have imagined it could have turned out this incredible, and I thank everyone I met along the way for making it possible!! I love you all! This one’s in the books, y’all!

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