Song of the day: “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes It wouldn’t have been in the spirit of the trip if our final journey back to the States had gone perfectly, and right on cue Delta gave Lance and Doug a big old “fuck you” and cancelled their flight home from Barcelona. On […]Read more "The Ultimate Europe Power Rankings"
Song of the day: “I’m So Tired” by The Beatles It’s hard to believe that I’m writing tonight’s update a full month after I wrote the very first post on this blog. The circumstances are similar–I’m laying in a bed, fighting fatigue because I have something to say and I want the world to hear […]Read more "Day 29/30: This Is A Long Time To Be Traveling"
Song of the day: “Fuck You” by Cee-Lo Green *WARNING: This post contains graphic language and descriptions* So for those of you who follow this blog regularly, I suspect you’re wondering why you haven’t yet seen an entry for Day 28. Well, you’re about to hear the story in all its majesty. It involves a […]Read more "Day 28: Some People Really Suck"
Song of the day: “Seaside” by The Kooks We awoke to yet another beautiful day in paradise. The sun was shining, wispy cirrus clouds arched across the blue sky, and…it was 9:30 AM. Our plan had been to arise at seven. We’ve been so good at getting up on time over the past four weeks, […]Read more "Day 27: D’you Want To Go To The Seaside?"
Song of the day: “Californication” by Red Hot Chili Peppers When we were first deciding on which places to visit on this trip way back in December, Doug told me and Lance about a place called Cinque Terre on the Ligurian Sea between Genoa and Pisa. I know a great deal about geography and I […]Read more "Day 26: Italifornia"
Song of the day: “Making Memories” by Rush We planned this trip meticulously over the course of our final semester at Vanderbilt, putting off challenging classwork to do challenging logistical work (the true Commodore way to procrastinate) and developing a detailed itinerary for each city. For the most part, the pre-planned activities have been great. […]Read more "Day 25: Playing With Light"
Song of the day: “Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen When this trip ends I think I’m going to lay down in my bed and sleep for an entire day. With less than a week left in our grand journey to Europe, I’m starting to feel a sense of urgency that is powering me through superhuman […]Read more "Day 24: Firenze Fires Us Up"