Category Archives: Tips

budapest-hungary March 04

My Favourite Hostels in Europe

While I usually prefer CouchSurfing, there were several times in Europe that we opted towards hostels.  A good hostel can really make a city for you, whether the staff are able to give you an insight into the local culture, or the people you meet give you an entirely different and unexpected experience there.  I’ve […]

olympos-turkey-car February 04

7 Things You’ll Lose While Traveling (and Their Solutions)

  It’s inevitable, there are some things you’re absolutely bound to lose while you’re abroad.  It can be frustrating for a number of reasons, but here are some simple solutions or strategies to avoid the situation! 1. Socks: This one really goes without saying.  I have a firm belief that all the world’s problems would […]

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany January 10

5 Reasons I Take Travel Photos

Many people tell me proudly every day, “I don’t need a camera to travel.  I have it all up here.”  This appears to be a really common attitude among “world travelers” and backpackers, but it seems really strange to me. Sure, nobody needs a camera to travel – in fact, I wasn’t even going to bring one […]