Travel Guru

The best travel advice I have for anyone going abroad for the first time is to be as prepared as possible. It’s as simple as that. Knowing where you need to be, when you need to be there will save you endless stress while navigating abroad. You should always keep track of your bookings and […]

What irks me about travel…

I’m sure it’s pretty clear that I love to travel, I mean I do write a travel blog so that’s kind of mandatory but there are definitely some things about traveling that drive me bonkers. For example, “free wifi” doesn’t always mean free and when it is it’s usually extremely slow and makes loading anything […]

My Carry-On Essentials

With only a few days left until my boyfriend and I take off for Bali, Indonesia it’s time for me to start packing my carry-on essentials. Previously, I swore by taking a duffle bag and a backpack but most backpacks only have two compartments and don’t tend to be very safe since all of your […]

Surviving Economy Class

For most of us student travelers, the only fares that we can afford to take trips abroad are economy flights, and believe me, economy class is no walk in the park. After surviving my fair share of 13+ hour flights, I think I am beginning to get the knack of things and how to stay […]

How I save money to travel

The question I get more than any other is, “How do you have money to travel?” This question, of course, comes primarily from my parents but you’d be surprised by how many times i’ve been asked this. The truth is it’s all about being able to manage your money well and being able to stick […]

How To Be A Better Blogger 

Every once in awhile I will go back and reread some of my old posts to see how my writing has progressed and changed over time. One of the things that I’ve noticed is that my posts tend to have a repetitive style, which is fine, I guess, but blogging is about keeping people interested […]

Studying Abroad

This coming up spring semester, I have the opportunity to study abroad. Now, I can’t imagine leaving my sweet fur baby Sam, my four year old boxer, or my amazing man for 5 months. That just seems crazy to me and that’s what lead me to looking at alternatives to actually studying abroad and after […]

How to plan a (successful) trip.

Do you want to take a trip abroad but don’t know where to begin? Well, don’t worry, I’m here to help. I’m going to walk you through my process, step by step. First things first. If you’re planning on leaving the country you must have a valid passport and current vaccinations. You can find the […]