Rome on a Budget

Rome on a Budget: 9 Free Things to Do in Rome Italy

After reading about the mighty Roman Empire, watching popular movies like “Gladiator” and visiting European cities like Barcelona and London which were occupied by the Romans at one point, it was only a matter of time until I planned a…
Lisbon Budget Breakdown: How Much Does A Trip To Lisbon Cost?

6 Day Lisbon Budget: How Much Does A Trip to Lisbon Cost?

When I think about my time spent in Lisbon, I can't help but grin from ear to ear. Not only did I have a wonderful time exploring the capital of Portugal with new friends (that's Milou there, we met at a hostel) but it didn't cost me a fortune.…
Places To Admire the London Skyline

My Favorite Spots for the Best Views of London

There are plenty of cities around the world that you will visit and feel confident that you know them well. Maybe you’ve visited several times and can navigate the city without a map. Or maybe you've discovered a few hidden gems and can make…
Day Trips From Dubrovnik: From Dubrovnik to Kotor Road Trip Guide

Day Trip From Dubrovnik: A Road Trip Guide From Dubrovnik to Kotor

With the Adriatic Sea to the West and five surrounding countries to the East, Croatia is an excellent destination if you want to explore the Balkans. Croatia shares a border with Montenegro, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.…
Abbey Court Hostel

Abbey Court Hostel Review: Dublin Hostel For Budget Travelers

Abbey Court Hostel is a popular, budget-friendly hostel with en-suite bathrooms in Dublin, Ireland. Although there are many hostels in Dublin, I chose to stay at Abbey Court because at 38 € a night, it had the most affordable four bed, female…
San Francisco Brunch Restaurants

Iceland Food Costs: How Much Does Food Cost In Iceland?

How much does food cost in Iceland? As you may have guessed (from probably doing research already), food is generally expensive in Iceland. However, in the spirit of providing you with the important information you need to financially prepare…
Lava caving in Iceland: Vatnshellir Cave in Snæfellsnes peninsula

Caving Adventure At Vatnshellir Cave in Snæfellsnes Peninsula

From exploring the South Coast’s mighty waterfalls and black sand beaches to checking out new museums like the Tales from Iceland Museum in Reykjavík, Iceland is one of my favorite travel destinations. Iceland’s natural scenery is breathtaking…
Belfast Wall Murals from the Belfast Black Taxi Tour in West Welfast

Belfast Wall Murals: Belfast Black Taxi Political History Tour

Less than two hours away from Dublin, Belfast was extremely high on my list of places to visit during my second trip to Ireland. Although plans for spending two full days in Belfast fell through, I jumped at the opportunity to join the Wild…
Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin

Irish Whiskey Museum: Sip And Learn Irish Whiskey In Dublin

Whiskey is a quintessential Irish drink. Brown in color, sweet and known for its drinkability, Irish whiskey is one of the most popular spirits in the world. Having said that, if you happen to be in Dublin and are looking to sharpen your…
Big Bus Tours Rome; why joining a bus tour in Rome is great for sightseeing in Rome

Hop-On, Hop-Off Big Bus Tours Rome Sightseeing

Although I usually explore new destinations on foot, a hop-on, hop-off bus tour is another great way to sightsee Rome. During my recent trip to Rome, I joined Big Bus Tours Rome, the flexible bus tour that allows you to explore places of interest…
Blue Lagoon Alternatives: Hot Springs and Swimming Pools in Iceland

Blue Lagoon Alternatives: Hot Springs and Swimming Pools In Iceland

Soaking in a hot thermal bath or taking a dip in a swimming pool is an important part of Icelandic culture. Not only do the geothermal waters (naturally heated water) offer therapy but an outdoor soak is a recreational activity that many locals…
Rome Budget Travel Costs

7 Day Rome Budget Breakdown: How Much Does A Week In Rome Cost?

Like many other popular Western European cities, many people consider Rome to be a tourist destination high on their bucket list. Nicknamed the Eternal City (for the empire believed to have no end), Rome blew me away with its deeply rooted…