I recently took the famous train from Oslo to Bergen, Norway and can honestly say it is the most beautiful, scenic train ride I’ve ever experienced. Whether you’re interested in Bergen (which is one of my new favorite cities – another story for another day) or just want to take the ride for the scenes, […]
8 Environmentally friendly adventures that you can feel good about taking.
In October, I had the pleasure of traveling through Portugal with my boyfriend, Christian. We saw nearly everything we’d hoped and explored the entire country quite thoroughly. Still, I think my favorite part of the trip was sampling the Portuguese foods in each different region. We started in the Azores, a series of nine islands […]
In October 2017 I had the opportunity to spend about three weeks exploring Portugal and the Azores Island of Sao Miguel. I fell in love with the food, the culture, and the countryside while there. (For the posts on the yummies I ate, read Codfish & Cozido.) I had an absolute blast while I was […]
People often ask me about my favorite food I’ve tried while traveling. My answer is usually anything from Portugal, specifically from the Azorean restaurants on the island of Sao Miguel. As a lover of both seafood and red wine, my residence in the landlocked, Midwestern state of Indiana does me no favors – these foods […]
Our three day itinerary through Brussels, Ghent, and Bruges.
Amsterdam is not an inexpensive city, and Belgium didn’t do my wallet many favors either. To be fair, I didn’t make a huge effort to pinch pennies but checking my bank account on the tail end of the trip was a bit jarring. Reflecting on where I spent the most cash, I came up with […]
Reflecting on my time in Netherlands and Belgium, I noted a few things that made it particularly easy to navigate. I also realized a few factors that could potentially make backpacking this region a bit more difficult. I wanted to share my thoughts on Netherlands and Belgium accessibility for other travelers so there are no […]
When I’m travelling, I typically stay in hostel dorm rooms because it’s generally less expensive. This time in Belgium though, we sprung for something a little different and loved it! Hostels can be great places to meet other travelers which can be a big priority, especially when travelling alone. However, there are certainly less enjoyable aspects […]