I won’t sugarcoat our entire trip and say it was all glamour & rainbows, because that would be a lie (and I typically prefer the truth). So to give it to you straight– Italy was a series of highs and lows in many ways mentally, physically and emotionally. We both got sick, had a series of … More Italy: Part I
I can definitely see Lisbon being at the top of my “Favorite Cities” list at the end of this trip. It’s one of those places that you don’t hear a whole lot about, but there’s so many amazing sites to see. (It’s also relatively easy to get the hang of from a map, so that … More Mental Note: Come Back To Lisbon
It’s been a FAST few days of packing, unpacking and saying a few “until next time”s. I’m officially out of my apartment and nearly have everything together to leave tomorrow. Waiting for it to sink in that this is actually happening. It still doesn’t feel real! I’m guessing it’ll hit sometime on the flight or shortly after we land. … More Tomorrow? Tomorrow. WE LEAVE TOMORROW!
With so many destinations we want to hit over the course of our trip, it’s hard to look ahead at each place individually to see what we want to do when we get there. A lot of days will just be winging it and asking around to see what’s out there, but it’s nice to have a … More Our Itinerary [Any Recommendations?]
Traveling is an all-encompassing activity. It’s overwhelming, sometimes nerve-wracking, but full of experiences that would be hard to come across by staying at home. That’s part of what makes it worth it; the newness of it all. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better … More The 5 Senses of Travel
When I say, “price for a flight to Europe,” what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Probably something along the lines of “Expensive!” “$$$” “Bank-breaker!” Well what if I told you you were wrong? Here’s the low-down: my direct, one-way flight to Iceland cost $330. Now’s where some of you might say, “Oh, so you got to … More How I Got A Flight To Europe For Less Than $500
My Eurail pass finally got delivered– yay! Any tips on using it abroad? I’ve heard mixed reviews on whether they’re worth the money, but I think our “15 trips over two months” pass is the best bet for our travels and where we’re planning on going. (And with more space, prettier views and typically fewer stops, … More Eurail pass has arrived!
I came across an article on TIME that asked CEOs what they suggest everyone do in their 20s. What did a majority of them have in common that they recommended? TRAVEL. Traveling is such a huge, life-changing experience. It opens your eyes to the world and lets you live outside of your bubble. It helps you understand about … More “You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.” My Thoughts on Travel
Hey, everybody! Welcome to my travel blog. I decided to start this up before leaving for Europe as a way to document my trip and share photos & events (and to keep my mom’s sanity while I’m gone). I’ve always had a love for writing and finding the right combination of words to clearly & cleverly– … More Welcome!