Category Archives: Europe

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6 Things to Know Before You Travel to Portugal

Lisbon

Updated: 2 December 2022 Yup, there are definitely some things to know before going to Portugal. Come prepared, my fellow travelers. Portugal is country that I looooved to visit, especially for a solo travel adventure. But research is key for this country (like any other destination!). As for me, I had an opportunity to fall […]

Is Amsterdam Worth Visiting? My Verdict is “Yes!”

2 days in amsterdam seeing row homes

Updated: 2 December 2022 If you read past the title of this blog post, then you’re probably shaking your head in surprise and confused. I mean, is Amsterdam worth visiting? Wait. Seriously, Rachel? Amsterdam?  Haha, yup, that’s a real question that I’ll aim to answer in this post. I already know some of you are […]

Guide Solo Travel in Lisbon: All You Need to Know About Lovely Lisbon

solo travel in lisbon

Updated: 11 November 2022 In recent years, especially in light of Portugal’s Digital Nomad Visa program, Lisbon has transformed into a premier destination for solo travelers around the world. And I’m not surprised by this. Solo travel in Portugal has become increasingly popular – especially in the country’s capital city. Lisbon has many attraction qualities, […]

Livraria Lello Bookstore or Porto’s Ultimate Literary Gem

livraria lello harry potter

Updated: 10 November 2022 Porto is, without a doubt, a literary destination. As someone who graduated with a MA in English Literature, I am a huge nerd when it comes to destinations that have a deep bookish history. So, when I traveled solo to Porto, one of my major goals was to see the famous […]

Solo Travel Dublin: How to Visit the Irish Capital Alone

solo travel dublin: go grab a drink

Updated: 6 November 2022 Dublin is a city that instantly brings to mind literature (yay, Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker), good beer, ancient libraries, and live music. So, if you’re planning a solo trip to Ireland, then you’re probably spending a couple days in the capital city of Dublin at the start of your trip. […]