9 Ways To Make Friends At Any Hostel

Hopping on a plane that will be hurtling hundreds of miles an hour over a vast ocean, towards a destination you’ve never seen, on a continent you’ve never set foot on, is . . . daunting, to say the least. Now, imagine you’re taking that leap all alone.  Continue reading “9 Ways To Make Friends At Any Hostel”

5 Tips On How To Actually Keep A Travel Journal

There are many ways to document your travels: Facebook, Instagram, sending postcards, taking selfies, picking up souvenirs . . . I do it all, but there has always been something intriguing about having a travel journal. Continue reading “5 Tips On How To Actually Keep A Travel Journal”

Backpacking From A to Z

Ever wonder what it takes to be a backpacker? Here’s 26 quick tips, A to Z, to get you started.

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12 Rules On Hostel Etiquette

It took me all of one night of staying in hostels again to come up with this list.  Continue reading “12 Rules On Hostel Etiquette”

A (Extremely) Minimal European Summer Packing List

Work’s been a circus (this month, I’ve read 5 novels, graded projects, edited essays, and made study guides and exams until I absolutely loathed the sight of Microsoft Word). However, there has been a light at the end of the tunnel.

I leave for London . . . today! I’ll be gone from June 16th to August 7th. 53 days. One girl. One backpack. Lots of adventures. Continue reading “A (Extremely) Minimal European Summer Packing List”

Travel Essentials: Hostels

Thinking about going traveling for a while? (Aren’t we all, though?) If so, hostels are an amazing (and cheap!) place to stay while exploring the world. Have adventures, make friends, and live in the center of the city for a while. Hostels hopping is the only way to really forget everything and just see the world.

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Are Travel Backpacks Worth the Price?

Before moving to France last year, I made the decision to invest in a travel backpack.  Continue reading “Are Travel Backpacks Worth the Price?”

5 Tips For Solo Girls Hosteling in Mixed Dorms

Just because you’re a solo female traveler doesn’t mean you have to stay in female dorms. Continue reading “5 Tips For Solo Girls Hosteling in Mixed Dorms”

Europe, Here I Come! Here’s My 2018 Summer Backpacking Itinerary

I knew that when I left last year, it wouldn’t be for very long.  Continue reading “Europe, Here I Come! Here’s My 2018 Summer Backpacking Itinerary”

5 Ways To Keep Healthy While Staying in Hostels

I got sick once while backpacking . . . and please, let’s hope never again. There’s nothing worse than being in a hostel, coughing up a storm, running a fever, and having nowhere to go.   Continue reading “5 Ways To Keep Healthy While Staying in Hostels”

3 European Hostels That Are So Good, I’ve Gone Back

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My 10 Ultimate Tips For Solo Travel

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