Belarus, Budgeting & Money, Bulgaria, Europe, General Tips, Latvia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Travel Tips, Ukraine

How Much Does It Cost To Travel Eastern Europe For 6 Weeks?

I’ve spent the last several years exploring Europe, and one region specifically: Eastern Europe. It is by far my favorite region in the world—there are so many places to see! This post is all about the cost and the money I spent. As a seasoned budget traveler, I knew that my big trip this last… Read More How Much Does It Cost To Travel Eastern Europe For 6 Weeks?

Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Europe, General Tips, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Travel Tips, Ukraine

20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe

I’ve visited lots of places in Eastern Europe. It is one of my favorite regions in the world to explore, but one that so many people deem “dangerous” and disregard completely. Which is why I’m here to tell you that it’s not that scary, and absolutely worth visiting! A trip to Eastern Europe will require… Read More 20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe

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

Europe, General Tips, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Travel Tips

8 Tips for Traveling In Catholic Europe During Easter

Europe is an incredibly diverse continent. There are so many different countries, languages, religions, and ethnicities in a relatively compact area, and border hopping is so easy! Catholicism is the official religion of many different countries, and the Catholic holidays are just as important as other national holidays. But traveling during Easter in Catholic countries… Read More 8 Tips for Traveling In Catholic Europe During Easter

Europe, General Tips, Gibraltar, Travel Tips

Eloping In Europe: How (And Why) To Get Married In Gibraltar

Warning: super personal post alert! It’s been exactly one year since I eloped and got married in Gibraltar, so I thought on my first wedding anniversary I’d do a post all about it! Gibraltar is located on the very southern tip of Spain, and a United Kingdom territory. Gibraltar itself is worth visiting for a… Read More Eloping In Europe: How (And Why) To Get Married In Gibraltar

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)

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, General Tips, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Travel Tips

15 Signs You’ve Traveled in the Balkans

The Balkans is a region located in southeastern Europe that generally comprises the countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece. It is one of the most underrated yet stunning areas not just in Europe, but possibly the whole world! I recently traveled to the western half… Read More 15 Signs You’ve Traveled in the Balkans