Oktoberfest Guide: Tips for Survival – The DO’s and DON’Ts

Oktoberfest; the world’s largest beer festival began last weekend. I know it’s the 3rd week of September, but most of the festival actually takes place this month. The festival has become popular and is celebrated all around the world, but if you get a chance to head to the birth place of it all you won’t be disappointed. Oktoberfest comes but once a year in Munich, Germany – it is in fact one of the cities largest and most profitable tourist attractions. The 16 day party attracts over 6 million people every year who consume around 1.5 million gallons of beer. Sound like a good time? Trust me, it is.

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Study Abroad: Why You Should Do It and How To Get Through It 

For the past few months my Timehop has been cruelly reminding me of the wonderful time I spent abroad in the summer of 2014. Other than moving to one of the greatest cities in the world (NYC), studying abroad was probably my favorite college experience. Although my schedule would not allow me to attend a full semester I am thankful for the two months I spent living in beautiful Roma and traveling around Europe.  Continue reading “Study Abroad: Why You Should Do It and How To Get Through It “

How To Get Better Instagram Photos (3 Photo Editing Apps You NEED)

Unlike many bloggers I do not own a professional camera, in fact I wouldn’t even know what to do with it nor could I afford one. While traveling I use my GoPro and iPhone to take my photos so I rely heavily on editing apps. I’ve been asked the question several times –  so here it is. Here are the apps I use and consider to be the best when trying to make your iPhone photos look a little more like they came off a fancy camera.

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The Truth of the Single Traveling Girl 

Ok so I’m finally getting personal with you all. The TRUTH (from my perspective) about the single girl who travels. If you must know I’m currently on the train from Florence back to Rome. I may or may not be a bottle (or two) deep of wine and listening to love songs, but hey a little liquid courage makes it easier to admit the truth, no? Continue reading “The Truth of the Single Traveling Girl “

Airbnb Reviews

I believe the less you spend on accommodation the better and I’m usually the first one to pick the cheapest hostel, but lately it’s been all about the Airbnb’s. Many of you have reached out to me about my recent experience with Airbnb on my trip to Thailand, so I’ve decided to share my personal opinion, as well the link to each place for those of you headed to the land of smiles. Continue reading “Airbnb Reviews”

20 Gift Ideas For The Traveler In Your Life

I don’t know about you guys, but finding the perfect gifts for people has always been a struggle. And if you’re like me you probably wait until the last-minute, which doesn’t help the situation by any means. It’s hard to believe it, but the holiday’s and season of procrastination is right around the corner, so I decided to make a list of what I think are some fun and useful gift ideas for that special traveler in your life. The items range anywhere from $5 to $500 to fit all different budgets!

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7 Travel Reads That Will Give You Major Wanderlust

Growing up I hated reading, you could not pay me enough to pick up a book… Spark notes were my best friend throughout school, as reading assignments were my worst nightmare. It was not until a few years ago that I realized when you find a genre that fits you, you actually enjoy reading. As my love for travel grew so did my love for reading about it. Now to me there is no better feeling than finding a book you cannot put down. Continue reading “7 Travel Reads That Will Give You Major Wanderlust”