Backpacking Basics: How to plan for your first European Adventure

In honor of summer coming in just a couple of weeks, I wanted to write a few posts for first time backpackers. While I may be a little bit late for a lot of people who have already made plans - I figured that this series could be helpful in the future. Decide on an … Continue reading Backpacking Basics: How to plan for your first European Adventure

First time at a Hostel? My tips and advice for nervous travelers

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

Travel Planning: My favorite general Tips and Tricks

  So I've been traveling for a decade now. I've gone on all sorts of trips and vacations and weekends away - overwhelmingly these have been formative experiences for my personal development. In these 10 years, I've made a number of mistakes. Obviously - my style of travel may not be for everyone but I … Continue reading Travel Planning: My favorite general Tips and Tricks