Author: Laci

Study Abroad: Ponte Vecchio

Probably one of the more well known landmarks of Florence, Italy is the Ponte Vecchio that spans the river Arno. It is the oldest bridge in Florence although it was rebuilt in 1345 and has withstood many events from wars to floods. No days the Ponte Vecchio is lined with jewelers shops – over priced

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Paperback Perils: Captain’s Fury

Title: Captain’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2007Publishing House: Ace Books Captain’s Fury is book four of the Codex Alera series. I also listened to this book on digital audiobook from my local library. Don’t get me wrong I love owning my own books but it does save a good bit of money to get them

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Review: Gen Korean BBQ House

I realize that restaurant reviews are not something that I typically do on this blog but sometimes a place is just that good. One of the places that Keltin studied aboard while in college was South Korea and we have been looking for a good Korean BBQ restaurant for a while. On a coworker’s recommendation

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Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Swimming in the Mediterranean

One of the things that I remember most about visiting Cinque Terre was swimming in the Mediterranean. It was after lunch and the day was so hot. The water was an translucent blue with hints of gray and it was cold, so cold. I’m not sure if it was so cold because the day was

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Paperback Perils: Night Tiger

Title: Night TigerAuthor: Yangsze ChooPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Flatiron Books It has been a while since I did a Book of the Month box review. I’m a bit behind on my reading. Night Tiger is actually my January Book of the Month…oops but better late than never. Night Tiger follows the intertwining stories of Ji

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Foodie Friday: Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue

Last weekend I had enough people over to cook some recipes that make more than Keltin and I should each normally. For dinner I made Coq Au Vin Blanc (from this post) and it turned out fantastic but for dessert I wanted something lighter. Thus I decided to try my hand at a meringue based

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Paperback Perils: Cursor’s Fury

Title: Cursor’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: Publishing House: Ace Books Book three in the Codex Alera starts two years after the events of Academ’s Fury. Tavi is now finished at the academy and awaiting his time to start in the legions – a required service. While serving in an what is supposed to be an

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