What is a staycation? When I got back to Indiana in January, I knew I’d be here for a while so I started planning some travel themed staycation ideas. If you’re new to the term, a staycation is basically when you curate a vacation in your own city, or in this post, without leaving your […]
Ah, Poland. A lovely little country that I think is underrated. I spent eight days in three different cities in Poland and was completely charmed, not to mention pleased by how easily I was able to stay close to my budget. I’d arrived in Wroclaw after two months in Scandinavia and England, so my bank […]
Find out how much it costs to travel in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Spoiler alert: It’s a budget-friendly destination! Includes my expenses for three days in Kigali, from food to transportation to activity costs.
If your parents are a big part of your life then you can probably relate to their tendency to worry about you, early and often. This tendency is even more noticeable when you tell them you’re planning to leave the country – at least for most Americans where international travel is not as much a […]
An expenses report on the costs to travel in the Bahamas: what my partner and I spent in 1 week on Eleuthera Island over Valentines Week.
Slow travel – are you familiar with it? I hadn’t heard of this concept until the past year or so when I started meeting people who worked remotely or traveled for a living. (Yes, those people do exist, making a living off of sharing their travel stories through blog, video, and the like. I can […]
I recently visited Copenhagen in Denmark and spent 3 nights in the Globalhagen Hostel. Although I wasn’t aware when I booked my bunk in their dorm room, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a non-profit, volunteer-run hostel with a focus on sustainability and giving back to communities world-wide! If you’re looking for […]
Scandinavia is known for being one of the most expensive regions in the world. The three weeks I spent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark did not do much to dispel this notion for me, personally. To give you an idea of the costs of travel in Scandinavia, I wanted to share my personal expenses over […]
I’ve spent a lot of my life wanderlusting for adventure abroad, often times without appreciating the adventure that lies in my own back yard. The older I get and more I explore the world, the more I realize how much Indiana has to offer. As a celebration of my home state and all its offerings, […]
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 […]