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”
Ever wonder what it takes to be a backpacker? Here’s 26 quick tips, A to Z, to get you started.
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”
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”
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”
So far, I’ve lived abroad twice. Both times, I used only wifi as my main means of communication, first for 4 months and then for 9. It’s totally possible and easier than trying to deal with pesky foreign regulations. Continue reading “Surviving Extended International Travel On Wifi”