12 Things You Must Do in Porto, Portugal

When I booked my flight to Porto, I never expected to fall in love with the city. I knew no Portuguese, would totally be on my own again, and had no clue how to get around. However, it was the best week and a half of my summer.  Continue reading “12 Things You Must Do in Porto, Portugal”

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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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Writing Underneath the Scott Monument in Edinburgh, Scotland

Something about Scotland just bleeds and breathes inspirations. It infects your blood, your bones, your mind. Continue reading “Writing Underneath the Scott Monument in Edinburgh, Scotland”

A Totally Spontaneous Trip To Snowdonia National Park, Wales

“My friend just canceled on me. Want to go to Wales in 7 hours?”

“Ummmm  . . . yes, please!” 

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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”

Outlander in Real Life

Here’s just a bit of advice . . . Continue reading “Outlander in Real Life”

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”