Hopping on a plane that will be hurtling hundreds of miles an hour over a vast ocean, towards a destination you’ve never seen, on a continent you’ve never set foot on, is . . . daunting, to say the least. Now, imagine you’re taking that leap all alone. Continue reading “9 Ways To Make Friends At Any Hostel”
Category: Travel Tips
5 Tips On How To Actually Keep A Travel Journal
There are many ways to document your travels: Facebook, Instagram, sending postcards, taking selfies, picking up souvenirs . . . I do it all, but there has always been something intriguing about having a travel journal. Continue reading “5 Tips On How To Actually Keep A Travel Journal”
Backpacking From A to Z
Ever wonder what it takes to be a backpacker? Here’s 26 quick tips, A to Z, to get you started.
12 Rules On Hostel Etiquette
It took me all of one night of staying in hostels again to come up with this list. Continue reading “12 Rules On Hostel Etiquette”
A (Extremely) Minimal European Summer Packing List
Work’s been a circus (this month, I’ve read 5 novels, graded projects, edited essays, and made study guides and exams until I absolutely loathed the sight of Microsoft Word). However, there has been a light at the end of the tunnel.
I leave for London . . . today! I’ll be gone from June 16th to August 7th. 53 days. One girl. One backpack. Lots of adventures. Continue reading “A (Extremely) Minimal European Summer Packing List”
Travel Essentials: Hostels
Thinking about going traveling for a while? (Aren’t we all, though?) If so, hostels are an amazing (and cheap!) place to stay while exploring the world. Have adventures, make friends, and live in the center of the city for a while. Hostels hopping is the only way to really forget everything and just see the world.
Are Travel Backpacks Worth the Price?
Before moving to France last year, I made the decision to invest in a travel backpack. Continue reading “Are Travel Backpacks Worth the Price?”
5 Tips For Solo Girls Hosteling in Mixed Dorms
Just because you’re a solo female traveler doesn’t mean you have to stay in female dorms. Continue reading “5 Tips For Solo Girls Hosteling in Mixed Dorms”
Europe, Here I Come! Here’s My 2018 Summer Backpacking Itinerary
I knew that when I left last year, it wouldn’t be for very long. Continue reading “Europe, Here I Come! Here’s My 2018 Summer Backpacking Itinerary”
5 Ways To Keep Healthy While Staying in Hostels
I got sick once while backpacking . . . and please, let’s hope never again. There’s nothing worse than being in a hostel, coughing up a storm, running a fever, and having nowhere to go. Continue reading “5 Ways To Keep Healthy While Staying in Hostels”