So much has happened since uni let out for summer and yet nothing at all. To sum it up, after about a week of emails, meetings and appointments, I confirmed that my visa will only allow me to work 120 days per calendar year, no exceptions. When I had been issued my visa, I was … More Travel Germany this Summer with Super Cheep Train Tickets
This little blurb was originally part of my Backpacking in Portugal post but it was a bit of a tangent and added to an already lengthy post. I thought I would write a separate post on the topic of city cards in general and let you know what I’ve learned and how I feel about them. … More City Cards – Are they worth it?
In just a few hours I will be hopping on a plane to a beautiful island. Unfortunately, the weather forecast says that I should expect warm rain for the entire trip. This has made packing somewhat of a challenge so I thought I would share my list with you. I was tempted to skip … More Packing for Portugal
I cannot believe this day is finally here. I have been planning and planning this trip for so long and for it now to finally be here – to be leaving America in just a few hours; it’s unreal. I am so emotional right now. I cannot decide if I am happy or sad; excited … More 3, 2, 1 – Liftoff
So you have already gotten a breakdown of what I’m planning on bringing in terms of clothing in my Packing List post. What you didn’t see was the time and effort it took to come up with that short list. If you are like most Americans, you have entirely too much clothes and don’t even realize it. Upon … More Cutting Down on Clothing
Anyone who knows me know that I am slightly makeup obsessed. Trying new products, new looks, and watching endless hours of YouTube tutorials and hauls is a good time in my books. Only one problem, makeup is heavy and I have a lot of it. There’s no reason to leave all but the necessities at … More Makeup Organization
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t love technology. I love products that work intuitively and efficiently and that make life easier. I’m definitely not the millennial that is glued to their Snapchat and Facebook account but at this point, every facet of my life requires an internet connection. At this point, I am … More Power Up!
You’ve seen what I’m going to pack, now I thought it was time to show you what exactly I’m going to pack it in. I’ve used each of these pieces enough to give you a pretty thorough review. I’ve you are in the market or just curious about what I’m using, read on! I own the Fallbrook, … More My Luggage
Note: Sorry for my week-long absence. Life got busy and I didn’t get a chance to write any posts ahead of time. They should continue on schedule from here on out. If you are anything like me, you prefer to own your most beloved movies on DVD or BluRay and everything else as a digital copy … More Ripping DVD’s
As the final installment for my Week of Packing Prep I’m going to explain what and why I will purchasing in the USA and taking with me in my suitcase to Germany. It may be surprising to some, but even though Europe is very similar to the US, there are many cultural differences that reflect back on … More Stock Up