Tag Archives: Northern Europe

19 Safest European Cities to Travel Alone

st. gallen is a lovely city to see with 8 days in switzerland

If you’re traveling alone to Europe and feel concerned about personal safety, I want to tell you not to worry in the slightest! Solo travel is safe if you take care of yourself, physically and mentally, with the same amount of effort you do at home. And I feel like I can speak as an […]

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 […]

One Day in Helsinki: Best Things to See & Do

see many gorgeous churches with 1 day in helsinki

Ahh, I remember spending one day in Helsinki like it was yesterday. On a chilly and humid August morning, I arrived in Helsinki after taking a two hour (zippy!) ferry ride from the Estonian capital Tallinn. And I was out of my mind tired. Why was I so dead? You guys, you guys, I was […]

Traveling Alone in Iceland: Best Tips & Tricks

traveling alone to iceland

Are you planning on traveling alone in Iceland? You picked a fantastic destination, especially if you’re traveling solo for the first time! So, congratulations on literally selecting the perfect choice, haha. How do I know your choice is perfect? Well, personally, I think Iceland was one of the most relaxed and easy solo trips that I’ve […]

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 […]