I came back from Berlin last week only to find out that all of my roommates were taking off for Spring Break and that I still had an itch to travel despite the fact that I’m broke AF (which is why I came straight home from Berlin in the first place). After a bit of … More Exploring your own City; A Mini Guide to “Staycations”
I’ve lived for over a year in Germany but it took me almost that full year before getting around to exploring this beautiful country. Now that I have “seen everything” (as if that were possible), I thought I would share my backpacking guide so you can make the most out of your time in the country. … More Backpack all of Germany in 1 Month; and Truly see Everything
I’ve been silently stalking the Weekly Photo Challenge by The Daily Post for quite some time and finally decided that today was the day to dip my feet in and give it a shot. This weeks prompt was “waiting” which is super relevant to my life right now. First off, I will start by explaining my … More Waiting – A Weekly Photo Challenge
So if I was surprised by how much I loved Leipzig, I was absolutely blown away by how much I love Hamburg. After my relaxing time in the beautiful city of Leipzig, I took a train north to a city I hadn’t really heard much about. Everyone thinks about Berlin when they imagine a bustling German … More Hamburg; A Surprising Blend of Old & New, Man & Nature
If you have ever looked up photos of Bavaria or even Germany in general you have probably see a mammoth of a grey castle settled among the German Alps looking over a picturesque valley. Every review I saw of both the castle itself and tours of the surrounding area were glowing. It’s like the castle … More Neuschwanstein Castle: The Honest Truth About Germany’s Most Famous Castle
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?
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
–Just a quick note: Please consider skipping personal fireworks to save stress to pets, wildlife and prevent wildfires. Thanks!– There aren’t many holidays more patriotic than the 4th of July, and it will be the last holiday I spend in the United States for a long time. From my experience last year, a good portion … More American Patriotism Abroad; Happy 4th of July!