Journal, Monthly Recap

November 2017 Recap

Another month has gone by in a whirlwind. November has been one of the busiest months I’ve had in a long time, and I have certainly felt it. Here’s what I got up to this month: Where I Went Carcassonne, Saint Papoul, Lastours, Montolieu, Saissac (France) York, Fountain’s Abbey, London, Nottingham, Whitby (United Kingdom) Best… Read More November 2017 Recap


18 Months Of Blogging!

I can barely believe that it’s that time already… but today I’ve been blogging for 18 months! A whole year and a half since I started Away With Maja and invited you all to follow along with my adventures around the world. I can barely remember what my life was like before blogging. I can… Read More 18 Months Of Blogging!

Journal, Monthly Recap

July 2017 Recap

July has been one of my busiest travel months almost since starting the blog! This month has flown by and, as this post is going live, I can’t believe that I have a little over a week left of this trip. It has been an absolute whirlwind and an adventure I’ll never forget! Where I… Read More July 2017 Recap

Journal, Monthly Recap

June 2017 Recap

June has been a crazy busy month. As this post is going live, I’m in Russia! And it’s late. Oops. I always try to publish recaps on the first of the month, but this time it just didn’t happen. I didn’t leave the UK for nearly all of June, barely left Yorkshire, and spent most… Read More June 2017 Recap

Journal, Monthly Recap

May 2017 Recap

May has been a nice mixture of both busy and relaxing. I’ve been in England the whole month, but was able to do two great daytrips from York, and a long weekend away to Northwest England. Here’s what I got up to in May! Where I Went York, Beverley, Ripon, Liverpool, Ness (the Wirral), Chester… Read More May 2017 Recap

Europe, General Tips, Life Abroad, Travel Tips

12 Things Every American NEEDS to Know About Europe

Having spent large chunks of time living and traveling in Europe over the last few years, I’ve learned a whole lot of lessons. The US is so different from Europe, and there’s lots of basic information Americans should know before traveling to make their experience less stressful. Some of these may be natural for Europeans,… Read More 12 Things Every American NEEDS to Know About Europe