Sunday, 8 May 2016

Spring Break In A Nutshell

Here's my roundup of the highlights during my Spring Break. 

Making a list because I'm too lazy to write everything out in detail, but I still want to remember as much as I can. Also, I like lists. Sometimes. 

London 
  • Adele
  • Sprinkles
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Harry Potter Studios
  • Chinatown aka second home in London
  • Okonomiyaki
  • Bubble tea/Boba
  • Markets + Constant food coma 
  • Witnessing Julie eat roast duck for the first time
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
  • The Lion King Musical
  • View from The Shard + rain
  • Don't go with the combo #1
  • Bumping into Christina outside of M&M World
  • Malaysian Hall
  • Laundry struggles
  • Chipotle #Americanizing
Krakow 
  • Flamingo Hostel (pls avoid)
  • Seeing Maria after forever (and her search for a salon)
  • Pierogi
  • Not knowing we were there on Easter weekend aka freaking out about everything closing
  • Instead we were rewarded with easter markets
  • That bread pizza thingy
  • 50p gelato (the beginnings of a Spring Break tradition)
  • Chocolate coated fruits and Maria's sad pear
  • Splurging on food + that awkward moment when they decided not to make the dessert of the day on that day
  • When only 1 out of the 3 of us made it into the viewpoint mound
  • That SERIOUSLY hidden Grandma Raspberry restaurant (recommended by a random American dude)
  • Auschwitz
  • Harry Potter musical box (and my indecisiveness)
Prague 
  • Overnight train + train conductor getting mad at us
  • #occupyCosta
  • Trdelnik
  • When the Chinese president made your climb up the hill a waste
  • Climbed a park on a hill, twice #doitfortheview
Innsbruck
  • Most tiring train ride ever + most confusing conversation
  • Dat view of the alps outside our hotel room
  • Being over 7000ft off the ground
  • Maria attacking my golden area
  • Strudel Cafe + being part of a tour
  • Maria and Christina picking on my obsession with fries
Munich
  • Don't go with the combo #2
  • Showing up to the tour tipsy (I can explain)
  • Walking tour led by a hilarious American
  • Not speaking German #struggleisreal
Barcelona
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Kaif's obsession with the dancing Spongebob toy
  • Park Guell
  • Paella
  • Cronuts
  • Montserrat - monastery on the hill
  • Churros - the breakfast of champions
  • Biking around Barcelona + meeting a group of corgis
  • Tapas
Paris
  • Info desk worker who didn't provide any info #rude 
  • Louvre and other free museums
  • Climbing up Arc de Triomphe, twice #doitfortheview
  • Pierre Herme macarons
  • Versailles
Copenhagen
  • Best hostel ever (Generator Hostel)
  • Walking tour + that Tibetan guy who bought me a pastry 
  • Danish pastries
  • Christiania - hippie town
  • Torvehallerne Food Market
  • Copenhagen Street Food 
  • Being a kid in Tivoli - the world's second oldest amusement park
Oslo
  • When the Airbnb be sketchy (Divinity for Beginners should've given it away)
  • Finding refuge in McDonald's
  • Pasta all day everyday
  • Almost dying on that sightseeing cruise #thankGodforhotchocolate
  • Ice Bar
  • Sculpture park on a hill because #doitfortheview + lying / rolling on grass
  • Brownie. In a skillet.

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