Hotel vs Hostel: Get the Best of Both Worlds At Your Krakow Home Away From Home

When I first started traveling extensively on my own, I was still a poor law student who could only afford to stay in hostels. Since I was doing a lot of solo travel at the time, I loved the social and community aspects that hostels offered. The communal living spaces and shared amenities made it easy to meet fellow travelers and make new friends from Read More …

Best Day Trip From Prague: Visiting Plzen, Czech Republic

A couple of weeks ago, I made a pilgrimage to the beer mecca of the world: Plzen, Czech Republic (also spelled Pilsen, in English). Located a short one hour train ride from Prague, Plzen is a beer lover’s dream, featuring numerous breweries and bars on every street corner. While the entire country is known for having the highest beer consumption per capita in the entire Read More …

Where To Stay In Prague and Beer Spa Prague Review

“Home Sweet Home” is exactly how we felt when we arrived at Hotel Suite Home in Prague, Czech Republic. The hotel name’s play on words was more than fitting as we were greeted with complimentary bottles of Prosecco and water, a bag of chocolates, and a basket of fruit in a spacious two bedroom apartment-style hotel with a spiral staircase leading up to a private Read More …

7 Fun Festivals You Should Attend When in Sydney

One of the best ways to make your Sydney vacation more entertaining and worthwhile is by attending one of its many festivals. In fact, this vibrant city has numerous festivals that will appeal to everyone looking to have a good time. There are a lot of festivals to choose from in Sydney, depending on your arrival date. Be sure to include any Sydney festivals in Read More …

Cultural Miscommunication or Stranger Danger? Learning to Trust Your Gut While Traveling

Miscommunications can happen frequently while traveling, especially when traveling to places where you do not speak the local language or understand local cultural norms. However, your gut always knows when you are in a safe situation with mere miscommunications due to a language barrier and when the miscommunication is more than a mere miscommunication and your safety is at risk. After traveling to 55 countries, many Read More …

Comprehensive Guide for Things to Do In Lucerne

This summer, I had the chance to go on yet another crazy, fast-paced trip. I managed to cover 8 countries in 15 days, and that’s counting the ~30 hours I spent travelling to and from Europe. The way I planned the majority of my trip was by using the fare planner on Ryanair, where I found a cheap flight from London (where I was before Read More …

15 Awesome Things to Do in Plovdiv

After traveling to over 30 countries in Europe, it’s rare that Hope and I still stumble upon a new European city that we believe to be completely underrated and can call one of our favorites. But that’s exactly what happened when we visited Plovdiv, Bulgaria a few weeks ago. Although Plovdiv is only Bulgaria’s second biggest city, we found it to have so much more Read More …

Experience Luxury in the Bulgaria Mountains at Lucky Bansko Aparthotel Spa & Relax

Bulgaria is covered in mountain ranges, and when Hope and I heard about how beautiful the Bulgaria mountains are, we knew we had to check it out for ourselves. In the winter, the mountains in Bulgaria are a playground for skiers and snowboarders, and in the summer they are a haven for hikers. Nestled at the base of the Pirin Mountains, about two hours south Read More …

An Authentic Bulgarian Accommodation at Complex Kosovo Houses

Kosovo, a village in Bulgaria (not to be confused with the more famous Kosovo in the Balkans) is a small, picturesque Rhodope mountain town that Diana and I visited during our journey through Bulgaria. We found an authentic Bulgarian accommodation at the Complex Kosovo Houses, a group of family-run houses designed, built, and renovated in a typical Rodopi architectural style. The complex is located approximately Read More …

Best of Zanzibar Hotels on the Beach: Park Hyatt Zanzibar

Earlier this year, I traveled to Zanzibar, a small island off the coast of Tanzania, to get my PADI Open Water Certification (scuba certification) and knew I wanted to stay at a hotel on the beach. After browsing through beautiful beach hotel after beautiful beach hotel, I kept going back to Park Hyatt Zanzibar in Stone Town, a UNESCO heritage site. This perfectly located hotel is Read More …