The Most Unique Places to Stay in Amsterdam

Unique Places to Stay In and Around Amsterdam: A Boat, Windmill, Hexagon, or Crane  The first time I went to Amsterdam in 2009, I stayed at the Flying Pig Hostel which was the go-to place for young-ins.  It was the first time I slept in a hostel that had king bunk beds where you not…

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My Biggest Regret Living Abroad

Don’t Make This Your Biggest Regret Living Abroad I did it right. I moved to Barcelona, Spain for four months my junior year of college and had the “true study abroad experience”. Partying, “studying,” traveling on the weekends — I basically did all the things that people who regret not studying abroad wish they had….

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Itinerary: Spontaneous European Summer 2017

 European Summer 2017 Countries: Spain, France, Italy, Britain, Hungary, Croatia, Germany Planning on spending your summer 2017 traveling across Europe?  Here’s my annual mock itinerary sharing exactly how I would do just that.  It might seem counter intuitive for a spontaneous traveler like myself to have such a detailed plan, but think of this as…

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Semana Santa in Sevilla: A Guide to Holy Week

 The Low Down on Semana Santa in Sevilla Celebrating Semana Santa in Sevilla was an 8-year goal of mine that finally, FINALLY came to fruition this past April. It is no secret that I absolutely love Spain and I always make a point to go during a festival because in my personal opinion, Spain does…

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Explore King Arthur Locations in Wales and Cumbria

Visit The Sights of King Arthur in Britain King Arthur: A Man Known By All, But A History Understood By Few   I can’t quite pinpoint when I was first taught the legend King Arthur, whether it was in a children’s book or film or a European history class.  But regardless of the source, the narrative of King…

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How To Stay In A Castle Hotel In Britain

A Royal Stay in a British Castle I recently had the incredible opportunity to stay in a castle while exploring the regions of Wales and Cumbria.  Because 2017 is The Year of Legends in Wales, a group of bloggers and vloggers, each from a different country, were lucky enough to visit many of the filming…

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