After 27 countries it finally happened, my first experience with theft abroad. Not exactly how I imagined my 2017 starting off. The single most important document you have while traveling was gone after a night out in Rome. Yes I’m talking about my passport. First of all I know what you’re thinking, “she went out with her passport?!?” Don’t worry I’m thinking it too. Continue reading The Story Of My Stolen Passport
I know by the title you’re expecting this awesome story of how I got stuck in Amsterdam and had a wild time, in fact this story is the polar opposite. We’re always so quick to talk about the positive experiences we have while traveling, but fail to mention some of the negatives. A year ago I was stuck in Amsterdam due to a missed connection on my way back to New York. At the time I was in tears, but now I look back and realize that this just like any other experience has help shape me into the traveler I am today.
I did it. I just returned home from my first solo trip, and I have to say it has been one of the best ones thus far. Yes I have traveled by myself many times, but not like this. This was my first trip completely alone. I can’t take all the credit though, I owe a lot of this trips success to the location. Apart from being incredibly gorgeous Iceland is also one of the safest countries in the world (reassuring for a first time solo female traveler). Iceland is now in my top 5 of the countries I’ve visited (so far) and who would have thought. When I told people I was going on this trip I got some strange looks followed by “Why Iceland?” (the same people who have now liked every single photo I have posted on social media).