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…
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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…
House Sitting In Ireland and how to house sit in Dublin

House Sitting in Ireland: How To House Sit with Brittnay Sharman

Although hostels, Airbnb and Homestay are popular accommodations, have you considered house sitting when traveling? House sitting is gaining momentum and it's a service that benefits pet owners, homeowners, and travelers. When Brittnay and Jayden…
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 whiskey…
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…
Travel Costs in Rome: How Much Do Things Cost In Rome

Rome Travel Cost: How Much Do Things Cost In Rome?

Are you planning a trip to Rome but having a hard time finalizing your travel budget? Well, budgeting for Rome doesn't have to be a guessing game. In fact, that's why in addition to my detailed Rome budget breakdown, I'm sharing cost estimates…
Tax Free Shopping in Iceland

Iceland Tax Free Shopping: How To Claim Your Tax Free Refund

When I landed in Reykjavík on my birthday, I had plans to hit the ground running but as I stood in line to clear customs, something didn’t feel right. All of the other passengers had on warm winter coats but where was mine? I looked…
Running in Rome: Three Sighting Routes While Running In Rome

Where To Run In Rome: Three Sightseeing Running Routes

I enjoy running especially outdoors. Not only is it great exercise but it's one of my favorite ways to reset and clear my head. Since wellness and self-care are important to me, I run when I'm home and I continue the tradition when I travel.…