Spain is a fantastic place to visit. It has culture, beaches, beautiful architecture and lovely people. I'm not the only one who thinks so. Historically, Spain is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and its number one industry is tourism. A lot of people decide to come down for a visit in … Continue reading What to know before traveling in Spain in the Summer
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
So I decided that this was an intro I needed to write while I was still here, before dinner on a seriously glorious day. My first trip to Copenhagen was in 2012 - I came solo. I'm not sure what ignited my initial interest but I fell in love with the city. Since then, I've … Continue reading My Ultimate Guide to Copenhagen: My Favorite City
In the absolutely immortal words of Michael Kors, "I was underwhelmed." I'm not saying that each of these cities were awful places, just that they didn't live up to my expectations. For each of these cities, there are alternatives that, in every way that matters to me as a traveler, beat out the overhyped destination. … Continue reading Cities that Seriously Underwhelmed Me
I think every single person has been there. They are on the plane and some adult is just being rude. Whether they are talking loudly or they refuse to sit down during taxi and it makes everyone around them miserable. Traveling is something that should be enjoyable but often is made less than fun by … Continue reading A Few Lessons in Travel Manners
Whenever I'm traveling I end up with one or two days where I just need to take care of myself. What do I do on those days? Read on to find out.
So here I am, writing this post a week into September. August was busy - I traveled all but 7 days throughout the month. I wasn't focused on planning or this blog but rather doing something I really believe in which is living in the moment. I figured I would give everyone a little insight … Continue reading August: What it meant to me
I recently wrote posts about some European destinations that I think you should visit when you are young and some that you may appreciate more with age or experience. So it only makes sense to write one more post to round out the series about the places I've gone that I feel are the most … Continue reading 7 Ageless European Destinations
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