For All Fellow Backpackers

For All Fellow Backpackers

Found this on the BuzzFeed and had to share. 1. Having the exact same conversation with every person you meet. tumblr.com “Where are you from?” “Where are you going?” “How long are you here?” “What’s the WIFI password?” Of course it’s awesome meeting new people on the road but it gets tiresome having the exact same [...]

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Top Five Most Memorable Travel Moments

Top Five Most Memorable Travel Moments

1. Canyoning in Switzerland. Summer 2012. Strapped down in wet suits, boots, a life jacket, and a helmet, we set off on a two-hour trek through the Swiss Alps.  Jumping off cliffs, repelling down water falls, and riding the river were just a few of the things we did.  Y'all, I am terrified of heights. [...]

Couch Surfing. Yea or Nay?

Couch Surfing. Yea or Nay?

My vote is nay. Let me tell you why. Sometimes it doesn’t work out. My Canadian friend and I were on a tight budget going to Norway, and we knew that Norway was one of the most expensive countries in the world. Best way to solve that? Stay for free! She and I spent days [...]

The Golden Rule of Travel: Be Flexible.

The Golden Rule of Travel: Be Flexible.

I am a let’s-find-a-place-to-stay-and-wing-it kind of traveler. For instance, when my friends and I hopped a plane to Switzerland in Summer 2012, all we knew was that we had a hostel reservation in some town that was a three-hour train ride from Geneva. Our trip to Interlaken ended up being one of the best trips [...]