Before I left, a few people asked me, "What do you hope to gain from this trip?". Honestly, just completing this trip seemed like a big accomplishment (I would have never imagined doing something like this a few years back). I didn't expect some Eat Pray Love sort of self discovery ... but of course I'd take … Continue reading My Month of Solo Travel in Review
My life has been all over the place these past few years; since I moved to Halifax from Ottawa for university. Once I was there, my program had me moving around every four months to complete internships (a great program btw). Now top that off with an exchange to France and a month long backpacking … Continue reading When You Don’t Live in One Place for Long
Now that I'm moving to London, I figured it'd be a good idea to revamp my London Bucketlist with all your suggestions. I am still looking for more things to add so feel free to comment below. You can also check out my New York City Bucketlist if that's more your style! Here's the List: SEE/DO/TOUR: Piccadilly Circus … Continue reading London Bucketlist (For Tourists)
I'm one of those North Americans who takes serious pride in my 1/4 Irish heritage ... like a 1/4 is enough to say Kiss Me I'm Irish on St. Patrick's day. I was initially planning to visit Ireland with my family but when the trip got postponed I decided I couldn't wait any longer, this … Continue reading Adventures in Ireland: Dublin, Galway, & More
The time has come to visit another new and exciting country. I've heard so many people rave about Lisbon, Portugal and when I realized that many of the gorgeous costal pictures I'd been admiring on Pinterest were in Lagos, aka south of Lisbon along the Algarve Coast, I was sold. Keep reading to see how I spent … Continue reading A Week in Portugal: Lisbon & Lagos
I have to admit, I didn't see a great deal of touristy things in Madrid. Since I extended my stay in Barcelona, I lost two nights in the city. I have no regrets with that decision, but having been so in love with Barcelona, it also left me a bit underwhelmed with Madrid. That being said, I … Continue reading 3 Days in Madrid
Barcelona is the only city on my trip that I had already been to, but since I was basing my trip plans on the most popular European hostels, I decided to go again. Having been to Barcelona before you'd think I wouldn’t need much time here…. well I extended my stay to 7 nights and would have stayed … Continue reading Back In Barcelona!