And so, the Traveller has returned. He has encountered many dangers and trials, explored countless unknown worlds, and changed in ways few would understand through words. The spoils of his quest are many, ranging from tomes of knowledge to priceless gems to mystical trinkets. His companions have gone on to their own adventures and homelands, […]Read more "Masque of the Traveller: Act 5, Scene 2 “Epilogue”"
If you’d like an idea of what Prague looks like, I would describe it as a miniature Paris. It’s got the old architecture, the new buildings, the occasional castle, and all the modern conveniences you would expect. What makes it special is that it is so small in comparison. There are fewer people, not as […]Read more "Masque of te Traveller: Act 5, Scene 1"
I’ve been gone for four weeks, and the world has already changed so much. Or maybe what changed was not the world but instead my outlook upon it. Perhaps it is a little of both? Then again, these are merely reflections. Let’s get to the facts. Gay marriage is legal in the United States now. […]Read more "Masque of the Traveller: Act 4, Scene 2"
Today is roughly the halfway point in my stay in the city of Berlin, Germany. This is a city with a lot of history, both good and bad. The same goes for the people who live here. The weather is equally varied, as well. But that doesn’t stop Berlin from being beautiful. It may not […]Read more "Masque of the Traveller: Act 4, Scene 1"
I want to go back to Venice. Maybe that was a bit of an overstatement, though. What I mean is that Venice is a beautiful city and has so much to see and do that it was impossible for me to experience it all. I want to return one day and discover more of this […]Read more "Masque of the Traveller: Act 3, Scene 2"
For my week of vacation/”Catch up on homework and reading,” I was hoping to go to Rome, Venice, and Florence. Unfortunately, I learned the hard way that one should get train tickets first and then book the hotels, as I had to cut Florence from my itinerary. The good news is that Rome was in fact […]Read more "Masque of the Traveller: Act 3, Scene 1"
When travelling, one becomes aware of what they had prior to their journey that is now unavailable. Take plug-ins, for example. In my house, there are dozens of places to charge my phone, plug up a lamp, and get power to my computer so I can blog. Here in Europe, I’ve had to compete for […]Read more "Masque of the Traveller: Act 2, Scene 2"