A Weekend In Oslo For Budget Travellers

The city of Oslo, Norway presented me with a tough question: can two girls take a budgeted weekend trip to one of the most expensive cities in Europe? I decided to take up the challenge since I am currently in Berlin on an internship until July. On her summer break, my best friend from home was able to visit me, so we decided to take Read More …

The Perfect 3 Day Itinerary for What to Do in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand is one of my favorite cities in Southeast Asia. With its abundance of beautiful temples, delicious Northern Thai cuisine, rich expat culture, and overall laid-back atmosphere, Chiang Mai is a city I could see myself revisiting time and time again. I would recommend adding at least three days in Chiang Mai to your Thailand itinerary, but if you have more time, you Read More …

Live Like a Local in Paris: Arty Hostel

Having spent my last couple of trips to Paris exploring the main sights, I knew I wanted more of a local experience when I returned to Paris last month. Thus, I was delighted to discover Arty Paris, an artsy hostel nestled in the Brancion neighborhood of the 15th arrondissement. From there, I was able to discover local restaurants and sights that I had never before seen, and experience life Read More …

What It’s Like to Spend a Night in a Prison Cell at Clink78

When my boyfriend and I, both lawyers who have spent significant amounts of time in courthouses, discovered a 200-year-old courthouse in the center of London that now houses guests in former prison cells, we knew we had to check it out. From the outside, Clink78 looks like a historic courthouse. As soon as you step inside, however, this energetic youth hostel comes to life and exudes the funky, energetic Read More …

4 Countries Where a Road Trip Is the Best Way to Get Around

The following is a guest post by Dan Greene. Going on a road trip is a great opportunity for adventure and exploration. You can set your own schedule and take detours as you please. See something that catches your eye? It’s easy to go off course and dedicate a day to visiting new, unexpected places. After all, there’s only so much research you can do. Read More …

24 Hours in Edinburgh: 5 Must-Do Bucket List Items

Twenty-four hours is hardly enough time to see any major city, but it is enough to see some major sights in Edinburgh. We’ve picked out five must-do bucket list items so you don’t have to waste your time deciding which activities are worthwhile and which aren’t. Our top five must-do bucket list items for Edinburgh are The Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat, BrewDog, and the Read More …

Old Town Chambers: Our Edinburgh Home Away From Home

Rarely have I traveled to a new city and not wanted to spend every waking minute exploring the city, its people, and its culture. However, when I arrived at Old Town Chambers, I was at once awed by its stylish design and comforted by how homey it felt. I seriously contemplated staying in all night, despite my excitement to explore Edinburgh. If you are looking for a home away Read More …

Scotch Whisky Experience: The Spirit of Edinburgh

Whether you’re a budding whisky enthusiast or a seasoned scotch drinker, The Scotch Whisky Experience is an interactive and fun way to begin to understand Edinburgh’s rich whisky culture. Opened in 1988 with a £2 million investment from 19 individual Scotch whisky companies, The Scotch Whisky Experience now operates as an interactive exhibition that showcases 90% of the whisky industry and houses the world’s largest collection Read More …

5 Bucket List Things to Do in Iceland in the Winter

Iceland has become a popular destination for summer travel, but many are still weary of traveling to Iceland in the winter for fear of harsh weather conditions. This is an understandable concern, but there are also many benefits to traveling in the off-season. There are plenty of activities to do in Iceland in the winter, and some activities can only be done in the winter, such Read More …

Eat Like an Icelander: Food Tour with Wake Up Reykjavik

When I was in Iceland earlier this month, I had the privilege of taking my first ever food tour with Wake Up Reykjavik, a local food and beer tour company started by two friends, Daniel and Egill. While I knew we would be making six stops on the tour, I had no idea what to expect beyond that. After taking the tour with Daniel, I Read More …