"I'm looking for a place to start,
But everything feels so different now.
Just grab a hold of my hand,
I will lead you through this wonderland.
Water up to my knees,
But sharks are swimming in the sea.
Just follow my yellow light
And ignore all those big warning signs."
'Yellow Light' by Of Monsters and Men
Picturesque streets of Prague's historic city center
Visiting 'Froggyland', a museum of taxidermy frogs, in Split, Croatia
My bike, Siggi, on an evening ride near my apartment in Freiburg - Isn't he majestic?
French fries in land the land they came from, Belgium
Fields of wildflowers on a hike in the Austrian Alps
An older building on the 'Buda' side of Budapest, Hungary
Sun setting in the harbor town Port d'Andratx on Spain's island of Mallorca
Famous astronomical clock in the old town square of Prague, Czech Republic
My flatmate, Max, enjoying the view from Schauinsland - one of Freiburg's most popular hiking destinations to see the Schwarzwald from above
Candle fixture inside the impressive cathedral of Spain's Palma Mallorca
Eagle statue on the streets of Prague, Czech Republic
Colorful apartments in Freiburg's green and slightly alternative neighborhood Vauban (also where I lived)
Swallowtail butterfly found high in the mountains above Vaduz, Lichtenstein
Old phone booth converted into a street library in Freiburg - I contributed a few books myself
Booby (the bird not the body part) in Stuttgart's zoo called Wilhelma
My friend, Hailey, during a sunrise in Prague - we had to get up at 4:30am to see this!
Home bench of Borussia Dortmund in one of the Bundesliga's most famous stadiums Signal Iduna Park
Outside of the Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest - the largest synagogue in Europe
Yellow alpine flowers near Lech, Austria
Hefe Weizen (wheat beer) at a typical Bavarian weißwurst breakfast - I am not a big fan of beer, but this was one of my favorites
Mineral pool in the Liberty Cave system near Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
Golden clocks in inside Freiburg's Münster
Common Wall Lizard (Podarcis muralis) basking on an island off the coast of Split, Croatia
Trail signs we passed on a hike through Lichtenstein's Alps
My favorite pre-class (and very German) breakfast: a butter pretzel, banana, and cappuccino
Close-up of cactus spikes outside of our hotel in Port d'Andratx, Spain
Sun setting with a storm coming on one of my last nights in Freiburg
Einstein wall art on the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall
Inside the ornate dome of St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary
Freiburg's own Ganter brewery - my flatmate, Ebba, worked there and would occasionally bring us home free beer
Friendly lizards (Podarcis lilfordi) checking out my mom's shoes on Dragonera Island - a nature reserve off the coast of Mallorca, Spain
View of Brussels, Belgium as the sun sets
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<p>I am an Animal Science major from Cornell University with a love of traveling, nature, photography, and adventure. I like to explore through everyday curiosity. You never know what novel experiences await from day to day or what old experiences might teach about the new.</p>