View from Castle Hill

Although it started to rain while I was up on Castle Hill, the view was as breathtaking as ever.

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*Insert flower emoji here*

I love flowers SO SO SO SOS O SO SO SO SOS OS O S MUCH (Unfortunately, I am also the queen of killing plants because I don’t know how to properly take care of them… Guys… I even killed my succulent by accident… AREN’T SUCCULENTS NOT SUPPOSED TO DIE?? Maybe one day I’ll inherit…

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Exploring more of Castle Hill

After visiting Matthias Church (which you can read about here) and exploring its surroundings, my mother and I decided to venture down towards the Danube and Chain Bridge.

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Walking up Castle Hill

Let the adventure begin! I started off my day by literally eating the entirety of the hotel’s buffet style breakfast (which included a gazillion types of cheese which I had never seen or eaten before, delicious fruit, yogurt, freshly baked pastries [bless your soul hotel, bless your soul], eggs, and a whole bunch more).

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3, 2, 1… Off to Budapest, the Paris of the East

My mom and I got up quite early to take a bus from Bratislava to Budapest (~2 hours and 41 minutes between these two cities by train).

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King of the Castle

Three things I learned today: Your feet will feel like they are being burned by the fires of hell if you walk too much. Conclusion: Walking is bad for your health (right?) McDonalds is delicious anywhere Ice cream should be considered as a crucial component of the food pyramid

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Malls, parks, and towns

Day 2 in Slovakia began with a bang – a “bang” that included sickness and vomiting… yaaaaay The plan was to bus to Vienna early in the morning, but unfortunately those plans had to be changed. Instead, I slept in, got better, and went to explore some more of Bratislava.

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Exploring Old Town

Today I got up very early…*cough* …maybe…. not really….. Sooo, truth is, I got up at 11:30am when I should have gotten up by at least 9am. I blame jet lag.

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More Historical Sites of Greece

A couple of the days in Athens were spent visiting its magnificent historical sites.

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Cats of the Islands

Something I noticed during our Greek Island Tour: THERE WERE CATS EVERYWHERE! And not scrawny, malnourished, looks-like-they’re-diseased, cats — these seemed like very healthy cats! AND THEY WERE EVERYWHERE! Seriously though. Look to the left: Cat. Look to the right: Cat. Look a couple meters in front of you: Cat. What’s that flying in the…

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