What to do before and when you arrive to make your life easier.
These tips are based on my experiences solo traveling around cities in central and Western Europe as a budget backpacker. 975 more words
If we’re friends on Facebook or you follow me on Instagram, you know that, after an incredible year living and studying in New Zealand — one of the most adventurous, beautiful countries on the planet — I did not settle right into the working life of most young adults. 2,281 more words
Jumping off back of chicken bus #2 at 9:45 am, 3000m above sea level and it’s -really- hot. Probably because I’ve been traveling since 3:45 a.m with fleece pants and a thermal top on, but also because it’s already 30 degrees and I’ve been sandwiched against a rickety bus window and two other locals on a seat that’s meant for 1.5-2 people, max. 1,396 more words
Whether you are a college student who’s put together months of pocket money to make this trip happen or you simply like the idea of budget travel better than luxury travel and think it paves the path for more adventures then here are… 463 more words
This post was originally published on a previous blog of mine that no longer exists hence the different, slightly narrative style. I wrote it while sipping on a 4 euro bottle of wine, cozied up in the trailer that I lived in while working on a farm in Normandy, France for two weeks in June of 2015. 1,187 more words