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”
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”
London is a magnificent place with so much to offer. As I like to say, you can never be bored in London! Being bored with the streets of London at your fingertips is an impossible feat. Continue reading “My Favorite London Hangs”
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”
“My friend just canceled on me. Want to go to Wales in 7 hours?”
“Ummmm . . . yes, please!”
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”
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.
Here’s just a bit of advice . . . Continue reading “Outlander in Real Life”
Before moving to France last year, I made the decision to invest in a travel backpack. Continue reading “Are Travel Backpacks Worth the Price?”