Posted in March 2013

Marseille Marathon (and semi-marathon) 2013

Marseille Marathon (and semi-marathon) 2013

I come to you, my friends, alive, two days post running the Marseille Semi-Marathon (13.1 miles). There’s the good news, I am alive. Bad news, it rained during the entire race. Not a drizzle, full out rain. There were puddle obstacles all over, streams falling from overpasses, slippery sidewalks. Overall, the race was a bit … Continue reading

SB2013 – Milan, Italy

SB2013 – Milan, Italy

After our whirlwind trip in Venice we were off to Milan. Our decision about which Italian cities to visit was left to convenience…there was a 2+ hour train between the two cities and direct flights into Venice and Milan from Marseille. Also, we didn’t think Rome was a great idea since we had so little time. … Continue reading

SB2013 – Venice, Italy

SB2013 – Venice, Italy

The trip got kicked off quickly … Hayley arrived at 5pm on a Thursday evening. I hustled to the train station in order to catch the Navette to the airport. This is a cheap way to get from St. Charles to MP airport. I left plenty of time, yet of course…it didn’t work out. I … Continue reading

Best Spring Break EVER

Best Spring Break EVER

Long time no see followers! Sorry for the delay but I have just completed the 13 day whirlwind spring break with my Penn State Roomie Hayley! We had an amazing time – shopping, eating, meeting new people, seeing concerts, getting lost, finding our way again, tea and coffee, language barriers, running for trains, buses and … Continue reading