Month 9 recap

Month 9 recap I thought I was quite the jetsetter in September, hitting 6 countries on one continent, but I traveled even farther afield in October! After Europe, the Middle East, and ultimately Asia, all in one month, I’m ready for a break! Same same but different Leaving behind the well-worn cities of central Europe, I headed east …
Read the full article →

12 Great Gifts for Travelers

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in Gear Review, Packing | No Comments
12 Great Gifts for Travelers It’s that time of year again to scramble and figure out what gifts to get for everyone on your list. What do you buy for someone who is always on the go and severely limited by what can fit in their tiny backpack? I can personally vouch for everything on this list. I carry these …
Read the full article →

Into the depths: the Skocjan Cave of Slovenia

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in Adventure, Slovenia | No Comments
Into the depths: the Skocjan Cave of Slovenia Only a few days into my relaxing week in Slovenia, I got an itch to do some exploring upon hearing about a cave system that was described to me as otherworldly. Being the adventure junkie I am, I had to see if that is true. After an hourlong bus ride out of the the capital, …
Read the full article →

Featured Photo: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Featured, United Arab Emirates | No Comments
Featured Photo: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque When planning this trip, I wrote out an initial outline of an itinerary, highlighting my absolute must-sees around the world. Near the very top was the Middle Eastern nation of the United Arab Emirates. I have had a passion for great architecture for as long as I can remember and greatly desired to see the …
Read the full article →

Month 8 Recap

Month 8 Recap September saw a big increase in my travel speed and distance covered. I visited 14 cities and 5 countries in 30 days. Woah! I also saw an increase in my money spent as the UK, Iceland, and Ireland, are all very expensive countries. Going into the fall, I had about two weeks of downtime between attending the Fringe Festival …
Read the full article →