2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Useful Travel Gifts for the Minimalist Traveler

The holidays are right around the corner, and we are so excited to bring you our third annual holiday gift guide, 2018 edition. This year, we are focusing on the minimalist traveler because that’s who we are and who many of you are as well. Our 2018 gift guide is once again organized by price point, so you can quickly find exactly what you’re looking Read More …

Berlin Food Guide: Top Five Must Try Foods In Berlin

One reason Berlin is one of my favorite cities in the world is because of its diversity, which reflects well in its food. Unlike most cities in Germany that feature traditional German foods, like bratwurst, sauerbraten, and spätzle (all of which are delicious, by the way), Berlin is popular for non-traditionally German dishes that are influenced by its diverse population. On my most recent trip Read More …

Best Place To Stay In Berlin: The Weinmeister Berlin-Mitte

After visiting Berlin, Germany twice, I finally found a hotel on my third trip there that encompasses the very essence of Berlin. Built on a bedrock of art, individualism, diversity, and history, Berlin allows you to be who or what you want to be at all hours of the day and night. Tucked away in the heart of Berlin, The Weinmeister Berlin-Mitte is a trendy, adults-only hotel Read More …

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 …