Here we are, at the end of another month. July. What an obnoxious month. Seriously - I was going nuts. It was about a hundred degrees here daily. Air conditioning is not a given anywhere - least of all in apartments. Sleeping was tough. Plus I got to add in my favorite part of Spain … Continue reading July! July! July! Never seemed so Strange!
So I've been traveling for about a decade now. I've traveled with family, friends, students and colleagues. I spent some time tabulating, and not counting students, I've traveled with about 20 different people. Naturally, I have favorites to travel with - just people who are not just fun to travel with but easy to travel … Continue reading The Anatomy of a perfect travel buddy
This is the second post in my European destination series. I also will be writing 7 Timeless destinations which will be posted soon! There are tons of places that I think are a young backpackers paradise. They can be cheap or walkable or party cities. This list is not that. These are the cities that … Continue reading 7 European Destinations to visit with Age or Experience
It's been just about 10 years since I started considering myself a "serious traveler." I'm not so sure that I would still consider myself a big traveler but I have spent a lot of time away from home. In those 10 years, I've visited 35 countries. In that time, I also made a ton of … Continue reading Learn from my Travel Mistakes
So I wanted to start a little bit of a series where I think of things that I am amazed still exist. Most of these things may appear to be dying out but I'm shocked by how prevelant they still are in my daily life. So today: cat calling. Why is this still a thing? … Continue reading Why is this still a thing: Cat Calling
I don't like to claim I'm any sort of expert on European travel. However, I have visited many cities in countries in Europe. While I don't normally like to say that Krakow, Poland - Krakow needs to be on this list for two reasons. It's cheap and has amazing parties. While the beauty in the … Continue reading 7 European Destinations to Visit While You Are Young
It's been 7 years since the first time I stayed at a hostel. I wouldn't say I was specifically nervous but I can tell you - there were many mistakes I made with choosing and staying at hostels that first sumer. For many North Americans, hostels are intimidating. I've heard from many people who have … Continue reading First time at a Hostel? My tips and advice for nervous travelers