Category Archives: Beginners Travel Guides

Guides for beginners in brand new places.

6 (Short and Easy) Europe Backpacking Routes

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Updated: 15 January 2023 As a solo traveler, I love, love, love exploring Europe so much in my spare time. I mean, why on earth else would I be crazy enough to constantly fly over the Atlantic Ocean when I actually hate flying with a burning passion? Because I LOVE Europe. In my biased opinion, […]

7 Day Ireland Itinerary: How to Plan Your Trip

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Updated: January 8th 2022 Not sure what to do in Ireland for a week? You guys, I absolutely adore Ireland. It’s an amazing place. Actually, I recently had a layover at Dublin Airport and then was so depressed that I couldn’t head out for another adventure on the Emerald Isle. Perhaps next time. Anyway, Ireland is […]

Is St. Gallen Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

is st gallen worth visiting? yes the old town is perfect

St. Gallen is a Swiss city south of Germany’s famous and beautiful Lake Constance. Some of you may already be familiar with St. Gallen (after all, there’s a university presence too), but others might have never heard of this city in the eastern corners of Switzerland. And this is understandable. Whenever Switzerland comes to mind, most […]

Why You Should Travel Solo to Porto At Least Once

As a solo traveler, Portugal exceeded all of my expectations by ticking each and every box. Food? Yum. Wine? Double yum! Castles? Stunning. Beaches? Incredible. Travelers (such as yours truly) easily fall in love with Portugal. And connecting with yourself, alone, is an experience that I highly recommend to anyone dipping his or her toes […]

Discovering the Magical Met: The Complete “How To” Guide for NYC’s Famous Art Museum

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Updated 17 October 2021: As of 2021, the Met requires both proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and face coverings worn at all times.  So, are you visiting the Met soon? Best. Idea. Ever. If you follow me on Instagram, then you already know that New York’s most famous art museum, the Met, is my favorite […]