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

Journal, Life Abroad

An American’s Experience With Nationalized Healthcare

As an American living abroad in England, there are lots of things here that are different for me: tea, a monarchy, warm beer, not refrigerating eggs, all stores closing early on Sundays, saying “cheers” to everything as a catch-all phrase, consistent and steady rain. But this week I experienced one of the most unknown, unrecognizable,… Read More An American’s Experience With Nationalized Healthcare

General Tips, Life Abroad, Travel Tips, USA

10 Ways To Actually Leave the Country (And Travel)

The election results are in, and the world sits in shock. I’m sitting here in shock too. It wasn’t long before the common phrase started popping up everywhere: “I’m moving to Canada now.” America’s northern neighbor has always been the fallback plan if an election doesn’t go your way. I’m pretty sure I still have… Read More 10 Ways To Actually Leave the Country (And Travel)