Tag Archives: Eastern Europe

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.  […]

4 Days in Budapest: A Itinerary to Hungary’s Capital

4 days in budapest welcome

Budapest is truly one of my favorite cities in the world. As some of you know, I had the honor of visiting Budapest twice, once in summer and once in winter, and both trips were a ton of fun.  In many ways, Budapest is a city that perfectly fits my own travel style. For example, I […]

What to Wear in Budapest in Winter

what to wear in budapest in winter

Are you not entirely sure what to wear in Budapest in winter? I don’t blame you. Winter packing is a pain. in. the. neck. thanks to all the bulky items that you’re somehow supposed to stuff in a carry-on bag. I love winter trips. A lot. I don’t like packing for them. Argh, if only […]

How to Backpack for 2 Amazing Weeks in Europe: A Complete Itinerary

2 week backpacking europe itinerary should include vienna

I still feel a tingle of excitement at the possibility of breaking out a European map, marking a relaxing train route, grabbing my backpack, and simply going on an adventure. Seriously. Backpacking Europe is the best.  How about you? Do you plan to backpack for 2 weeks in Europe? Excellent. Backpacking Europe is almost a […]

21 Tips for Traveling to Europe for the First Time

traveling to europe for the first time going to paris

Are you traveling to Europe for the first time? Awesome! You must be super duper excited! A first trip to Europe is a big adventure whether you’re with friends or traveling solo.  As for me, I remember my first trip to Europe, a guided tour throughout England, as if it happened yesterday. I sat in […]