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About Maia

Daydreamer extraordinaire trying to keep my head out of the clouds long enough to experience what life has to offer. Food snob and book junkie.

7//31 | Madrid/Valencia

***This post is very long, because it was an eventful day*** “I had a dream you drank all the orange juice without me, and I was really upset,” Grace told me as we were getting ready to leave in the … Continue reading

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6//31 | Madrid

Over the course of today I think we praised the weather about a hundred times. The Netherlands and Germany had felt nice coming from our freezing American east coast, yes, but Madrid was actually in the realm of warm. No … Continue reading

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5//31 | Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf was not good to us sleep-wise. The room was stiflingly hot and very bright, the bed was hard as a rock, but mostly we were still hopelessly jet lagged. We kept chatting intermittently, and at one point I dissolved … Continue reading

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4//31 | Enschede

Today started with strange black tea and a fight with a website. I don’t know if anyone’s had the same experience, but RyanAir’s website seemed to hate me, almost like they didn’t want my money. It took me a while … Continue reading

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3//31 | Nijverdal

We managed to get up at eleven which was pretty good for the first morning of jet lag, especially with staying up way too late. Tia cooked us a delicious brunch in her mom’s kitchen (her mom is wonderful and … Continue reading

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2//31 | Amsterdam

The images are too large, I know, but I’m racing against a dying laptop and battling with bad WiFi and a glitching website Unfortunately, we started our European adventure with a Starbucks cup in hand. Shameful, I know, especially because it cost about $6, but sometimes you just need the caffeine like a vampire needs blood. We stepped off the train … Continue reading

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1//31 | Transit

Things you probably shouldn’t do when you’re in a polar vortex: take an eight-hour bus to New York. Things we did while in a polar vortex: taking an eight-hour bus to New York. Do you know how many hills and … Continue reading

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