Life is full of chance encounters with other people on different paths in life. Sometimes you meet someone along the way and your paths run the exact same direction for a while. You bond, you laugh, you grow together...and then somewhere something causes their path to veer in a slightly different direction than yours is … Continue reading Bridging the Gap: When friends move away.
You have your perfect carry-on packed and you settle into your seat for a long-haul flight. You pass the time napping, or reading, listening to music or watching the in-flight film. Hours later, you arrive at your destination, looking a little worse for wear with disheveled and flat hair, next day breath and slightly greasy … Continue reading Avoid the jet-lagged look!
Hostels are great for the budget conscious traveler, if you don't mind sharing a room with four to 20 of your closest strangers. This type of accommodation offers more than just the bare essentials if you know what to look for when booking. Even with updated facilities, en suite rooms and brand new amenities like … Continue reading Hack a Hostel Stay
Fashion is exciting, it allows us to express our unique personalities through something so seemingly simple as what we put on our bodies. However, there are times where we need to avoid sticking out like a sore thumb and not draw too much attention to the fact that we are tourists. Naturally, we want to … Continue reading Dressing the Part Without Sticking Out
Packing the perfect carry-on may seem like a no brainer, but what you leave out is just as important as what you put in it. Minimizing weight will save your neck and shoulders, so the right items are more important than more items. The type of bag you choose is the first step to packing … Continue reading Less is More! : Packing a Carry-on
The great western coast of Ireland is where you will find the beautiful city of Galway. Filling your days with shopping, dining and sightseeing is an easy task. Take in the Lynch Memorial Window, Lynch Castle, The Spanish Arch, St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Eyre Square and stop for a bite to eat at The Pie … Continue reading Day Trippin’: Galway
If you are limited on time in the Scottish highlands, Inverness is a great spot to base yourself to explore the area. Find an affordable lodging option, Hostelworld and AirBnB are great places to start, settle in and take some day trips to explore! There are some great places to visit in Inverness which can … Continue reading Day Trippin’: Inverness
When traveling to a new location, it can be easier to station yourself in one central location and make day trips to the surrounding areas. This is one of my favorite things to do as it means I don't have to drag luggage from train to cab to airport to train every time I go … Continue reading Day Trippin’ : Edinburgh
There are many ways to see a city. You can grab a map or two and plot out your own plans. Where to go first, how to get there by foot, bus or train, check schedules and let adventure take you where it will. Or, you can book a guided tour that will handle the … Continue reading To Tour or Not to Tour?
Dietary restrictions can pose a whole new set of issues to consider when planning a trip. Especially when the trip you are planning might be to a country where you don't speak the native language. A language barrier can make an already tough spot a bit harder to navigate. As with any part of the … Continue reading Can I Eat Anything? : Dietary Restrictions