Category Archives: Travel Tips

Tips and tricks to use on the road.

How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Berkeley CA

don't miss these stunning views with a weekend in berkeley

Note: Visit Berkeley kindly hosted me in return for coverage on my blog. As always, all opinions are my own and writing about my honest experience is a priority for me. Enjoy the guide! Even as a thirtysomething year old traveler, I still have a soft spot for university cities and towns. I mean, I’ve lived […]

11 Cool Things to Do in Danville CA Right Now

the tao house is one of the best things to do in danville ca

Note: Visit Tri-Valley graciously hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for blog coverage. As always, all opinions are my own, and it is my main priority to truthfully write about my experiences.  Like many others, my Bay Area travel experiences were once limited to San Francisco. Now don’t get me wrong. I adore […]

Solo Travel Helsinki: An Independent Visitor’s Guide to Finland’s Capital

stunning helsinki cathedral in finland

As a city, Helsinki is wildly underrated, in my opinion. On my own solo travels in Europe, not too many backpackers I spoke to had Helsinki on their itineraries.  However, I think Helsinki is worth visiting even as a solo traveler. Sure, you don’t get as many hostels as the neighboring Baltic countries, but Finland’s […]

11 Best Things to Do Alone in Madison WI Right Now

first time solo female travelers should go to madison

Note: Destination Madison kindly invited me on a 3 day press trip in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own, and it’s my number one priority to tell my readers a truthful and candid experience.  As a solo traveler, I purposely seek out destinations that make me feel warm, comfortable, and safe. Now, that […]

4 Days in Vienna: The Ultimate Itinerary for Austria’s Capital

solo travel vienna: see gorgeous summer sunsets

As a teenage, I had always envisioned Vienna as the center of European sophistication. Even though I studied French in high school, I always wanted to study abroad in Vienna, because, according to my young mind, living in Vienna meant that I could go to the opera every evening and sip gourmet coffee every afternoon.  […]