Moving to a brand new place where you have no connections is always the perfect opportunity to reinvent yourself, turn over a new leaf, discover your most authentic self, or whatever other cliche you want to use for trying new things (or rekindling old hobbies). I find that when we have no time for additional stuff we want to try, we have this fantasy list of all the things we would do if we had more time. I share my own in this post!
We’ve officially been here just shy of a month (wow…already?!), and we’re starting to get a feel for what life is really like up here. I figured I would give you the full report on what we’ve discovered, and what our first impressions are!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I. LOVE. BRUGES. It is officially my favorite travel destination, and possibly the most magical place on earth (move over Disney!). I mean, what’s not to love? It’s a medieval town that was untouched by the wars, which means that all the buildings are original structures and oh so quaint. There are canals running through the whole town, with hundreds of swans swimming happily along. The swans are so important to the town that you can get thrown in jail for 3 years if you kill one, which makes the boat captains very nervous as they take tourists on canal tours. At least, this is what I was told. I could just be a gullible tourist… And then toss in the best chocolate, beer and waffles in the world and let that simmer in some Flemish stew. Not to mention that everyone there seemed to be trilingual (French, Flemish, and English), so being an English-speaker was never a problem. OK, stop drooling and let’s get to […]