Croatia

Iced coffee in Croatia

“In the mornings, we do not do the cold coffee,” Mateja explains to me in the tiny kitchen as I pour an inch of hot water over the instant coffee and sugar in my mug, add cold milk to it and then push it to the back of the fridge
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Slovenia

Slovenian supper

Family holidays aren’t for everyone, I thought, as I boarded a plane to Frankfurt last week. Somewhere in Europe, in the backseat of a nine-seater van where I’d be spending most of the next three weeks, I was going to find out if they were for me. After touching down in
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The city of magnificent intention

The deafening siren of my alarm pierced my eardrum until I reluctantly shuffled my arm in search for the source of sound. With only half an eye open, I deciphered the numbers that glowed but two feet away from me — 4:30 a.m. My stomach plummeted. My roommate and I
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Chesapeake Bay: a ‘Shitventure’

Every year, my friends and I make the arduous journey down to Kilmarnock, Virginia for a weekend at my father’s small vacation home, which we affectionately call the “Shit Shack.” Objectively, it sucks. Kilmarnock is on the Northern Neck of Virginia. This piece of land sits between the mouth of
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Dipsea Trail overlooking Stinson Beach

8 activities to keep you active in Berkeley this summer

Stuck in Berkeley this summer and tired of seeing your friends posting their Thailand adventures on Instagram? Just because you’re here doesn’t mean you can’t be having fun too. Trick yourself into thinking you’re on vacation by switching up your routine and getting active with these fun exercises. 1. Windsurfing
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IB 157 students walk along the coast to the Monterey cypress grove at Point Lobos State Reserve.

Are we there yet? A road trip to Monterey

Finals are out, summer is in and all we want is to take a break from Berkeley. Rather than going to a big, bustling city and having to pay expensive rates for a plane ticket, we at the Clog recommend taking a road trip down to the beautiful Monterey County.
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Books on the beach

How to create the perfect summer reading list

A suggested summer reading list will always claim to have something for everybody, and it will always be lying. There are a lot of people in this world, and people read different things, especially at a place such as UC Berkeley. So rather than tell you that Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall“ is really,
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Quiz: How fun will your summer actually be?

As finals have just finished, we’re all feeling a sense of euphoric hope for how great our summer will be. However, time has told us that as the summer goes on, some of us will be so bored that we actually miss the time we used to spend cramming in
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summer

How to: Resume your life after school’s out

Following your departure from your last final exam this semester, three things should happen. First, you should recreate the “What Time Is It?” scene from High School Musical 2. Next, you should party and trash all of your notes. Finally and most importantly, you should resume the fun parts of your
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