“The story of the world is not the story of coups and revolutions. It is the story of lost keys and burnt coffee and a sleeping child in your arms. History [and travel] is the untallied sum of a million everyday moments.”
It used to be that you could backpack across Europe by train. Then the likes of RyanAir and Easyjet came about and it became almost as cheap to fly across Europe (if you travel light). Now the most budget friendly way to travel across Europe is by coach (bus). Check out the German owned Flixbus,... Continue Reading →
Okay, so having just recently renewed my efforts in this blog, I have many ideas for topics to write on, I just don't know where to begin! So I have decided to ask my readers, family, and friends - what would you like to know more about??? Certain locales? Or a specific topic? While you're... Continue Reading →
It sounds silly, but how many of you paid $3 for a water/soda bottle only to have to throw half of it away when going through airport security and buy another one 10 minutes later on the other side? What about going to a theme park and having to buy 3 water bottles in a... Continue Reading →
Here's a quick tip for travel - always carry your student ID with you*. Even if you are no longer in school, that ID can still save you a few bucks on many attractions and even transportation. I am fortunate that mine does not have an expiration date, and university students can be any age!... Continue Reading →
Here's a blog that I've been finding a lot of good information on lately. I've always found it very useful for packing tips, in my ever long quest to minimize my packing!
I've found this article particularly helpful:
My company pays for my flights when I travel for work, so it wasn't until I started travelling in between my contracts that I realized how expensive those flights can be, especially when you have to be there on a specific day. So I started shopping around for the cheapest flights I could find, and... Continue Reading →