Category: Europe

The Beginner’s Guide to Munich

The Beginner’s Guide to Munich

Language: The official language of Munich is German. However, English is commonly spoken in hotels and in some cafes and restaurants. Most young(ish) people have a basic level of English as well! Currency: Euro Transportation: Munich has one of the best transportation systems in Germany. […]

The Schengen Visa Explained

The Schengen Visa Explained

There’s literally thousands of websites with contradicting information about the Schengen Visa. As you can imagine, it can make planning a trip to Europe especially difficult. But after spending almost two years traveling through Europe, going through airport customs, and overstaying my Schengen time (it […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Budapest

The Beginner’s Guide to Budapest

Language: The official language of Budapest is Hungarian, but English is widely spoken within the city in hotels and restaurants. Currency: Hungarian Forint (although Euro can be used in some parts of the city) Transportation: Many of Budapest’s largest attractions are reachable by their extensive […]

What to Eat in Rome

What to Eat in Rome

There aren’t too many places in the world like Rome. Sure, Italy is littered with dozens of charming, unique, and even mind-blowing cities, yet nothing can quite stack up to the Eternal City. With almost 15,000 restaurants in Rome (yes you read that correctly), you’d […]

5 Things to Do in Stockholm in the Winter

5 Things to Do in Stockholm in the Winter

If someone wanted to spend several days in the middle of Sweden and in the middle of January, you most likely would call them crazy. But despite what you may think, there are plenty of amazing things to do in Stockholm, especially in winter! 1. […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Athens

The Beginner’s Guide to Athens

Language: The official language in Athens in Greek, but English is widely spoken within the city in hotels and restaurants. The younger generation of Greeks also have a basic to moderate understanding of English. Currency: Euro Transportation: Most of the main attractions can be located […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Porto

The Beginner’s Guide to Porto

Language: The official language of Porto is Portuguese, but English is widely spoken within the city in hotels and restaurants. Currency: Euro Transportation: Most of the main attractions within the city center can be reachable by foot. A metro is also available above and below […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Verona

The Beginner’s Guide to Verona

Italy is known as one of the most romantic countries in the world. How can your heart not explode with passion from the food or the history or the language?! While romantic cities are in no short supply in Italy, none of them will top […]

Photo Diaries: Hiking Cappadocia, Turkey

Photo Diaries: Hiking Cappadocia, Turkey

Located an hour by plane from Istanbul, Cappadocia is a bizarre, breathtaking hidden gem in Turkey. You’ll see some of the most surreal scenery the world has to offer in Cappadocia, making scenic hot air balloon flights it’s largest attraction. In my opinion, it’s better […]

Do Dublin Like a Local

Do Dublin Like a Local

When someone says “Dublin”, what are the first thoughts that pop into your mind? A land filled with rowdy Irish pubs, menus featuring lots of potatoes, and green shamrocks on everything imaginable? While that might be somewhat true , there is way more to discover […]