Category Archives: Europe

Europe specific.

favorite views of prague

Photo Essay: My Favorite Views of Prague

My Favorite Views of Prague Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, dominated the top of my bucket list for a long time. How long? Hmm. My brother visited Prague in 2011. His pictures of Gothic Churches and gold-plated statues only fueled my desire to explore the city. But the more truthful answer is […]

visiting yeats in drumcliff

A Literature Lover’s Advice for How to Visit Yeats in Scenic Drumcliff

Happy (almost) Saint Patrick’s Day, Wayfarers! We need a post about Ireland to ring in the occasion, don’t we? Hmm. I think I’ll skip chatting about Guinness and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, though. I wanna talk about visiting Yeats in Drumcliff instead. Were you expecting anything different from me? The same girl who was heartbroken because she […]

Porto to Guimaraes

Photo Essay: The Perfect Day Trip from Porto to Guimaraes

Porto to Guimaraes: A Perfect Day Trip As a child, I was obsessed with the Middle Ages. Why did I love this time period so much? Think about it! Romantic tales of knights, princesses, magic, and dragons filled my brain. And super exciting quests! Obviously. Not to mention, I loved reading fairy tales and playing […]

celebrating New Year's Eve in Reykjavik

Travel Disappointment: I Didn’t See the Northern Lights

Travel is glorified online, in sleek blogs and colorful ~instagood~ photos, yet disappointments are a reality. These anticlimactic letdowns are sometimes hidden from the Internet’s prying eyes. When I first started Blond Wayfarer in May, I made the specific decision to stay open and honest about my trips. Yes, travel has empowered me in many […]

new years in iceland

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik

New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik Hmm, I should’ve posted in January about celebrating New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik, huh? Sorry, wayfarers! I’m not the most timely person, as you probably know if you’ve been reading my blog since the very beginning. (Thanks for your patience!) Besides, my job has been crushing all my free time […]