Tag Archives: Personal Thoughts

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 […]

Is Barcelona Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

is barcelona worth visiting? definitely for the gaudi

Believe or not, when I first decided to go to Barcelona, I heard mixed things about the city. As a travel destination, Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in all of Europe, so it felt like everyone had an opinion about my upcoming trip. For instance, some people insisted that Barcelona is their favorite city in […]

My (Amazing) Experience Traveling Alone in Madrid

madrid solo travel

Updated: July 7 2021 I just returned from an epic solo trip in Madrid! I loved, loved, loved Madrid, you guys. I’m not exaggerating even a little bit. Madrid gave me a tiny (and needed) taste of Spain. Let me tell you… I am ready to go on a million more trips to this incredible country. Hell, […]

Goals for 2021: My Dreams for a New Year

Who else is ready to leave 2020 in the dust forever?! Personally, I know I’m ready to MOVE ON – along with 99.9% of the world!  Has anything changed overnight? No, of course not. But, considering that the United States has started vaccinations, I expect improvements in the coming months.  Weirdly enough, I fondly remember […]

How to Become a Foster Pet Parent: A Guide for Travelers

how to become a foster pet parent

Like almost everyone else, I love animals. Puppies, kittens, horses, I love them all. Furry friends provide so much joy that it’s almost impossible to put in words how rewarding pet ownership is. As an animal lover, I don’t just squeal over adorable pictures on social media. My experience with animals is as beautiful and fulfilling […]