Category: Europe

January 8, 2018 24 comments

London is known for being very expensive, and to be honest, it is. When I’m in Europe, London is one place where I end up spending more than most other cities. Not only is the cost of living higher, the Pound is stronger than both the Euro and the Dollar, meaning that my money goes a…

October 30, 2017 8 comments

Bruges is a small, colorful town about an hour train ride east of Brussels. It is perfect for a day trip and a place that I would recommend over Brussels. Enjoy walking along cobblestone streets with the scenic canals at your side. Eat some Belgian delicacies like frites or waffles or get a drink at…

October 16, 2017 6 comments

In 2014, Dan and I took a trip to Europe with nothing but a backpack. It was our first big trip together and a very exciting adventure. We booked our tickets for 3 months and had a budget of $3,000 per person. Thankfully I have family in Ireland and Belgium, and at the time I…

October 2, 2017 No comments exist

When traveling, I find that packing less is really more. If you need some convincing you can check out my 3 Months in Europe with only a Carry-On post. Below is my packing list that all fits in one carry-on suitcase. I used to really have trouble over packing clothes, so now I pack clothing…

September 26, 2017 4 comments

The smell of espresso beans is in the air and I see a delicious pain au chocolat staring at me as I walk into La Caféothèque. I excitedly go to the counter to order, then pull out my wallet, and realize that I’m going to have to go to the ATM after this stop. I’ve…