I just got back from my third trip to Iceland. Because of its growing popularity with tourists, a trip to Reykjavik will cost you more than ever. But there are still some ways you can stay on budget and in this post, I share 11 of them (plus some of my recommendations on what to see and do).
One of the best parts of traveling is experiencing another culture’s traditions and I got to do that in Sweden at a friend’s birthday party. Today, I share about what makes Swedish birthday celebrations special and the cultural lessons I learned while attending my friend’s amazing and fancy 30th birthday.
Every year, thousands of travelers wonder how they can stay in Europe for more than 90 days – the limit in the Schengen Zone. The good news is that there are a few different ways to stay, but it can get complicated. In this post, I share what you can do to stay legally beyond the typical tourist limits.
Amsterdam has so much to do that, even after so many visits, I still find new things to do and see. The city deserves more than just the few days travelers give it, but if a few days is all you have and you want to make the most of it, this is the itinerary I would give you to get a good overview and feel for what makes Amsterdam so special.
After exploring Europe quite a bit last year and gorging on food, these are my new favorite 18 restaurants around the continent. They are definitely places you don’t want to miss the next time you travel Europe.
Switzerland conjures up many images. On one side, there are majestic mountains, delicious fondue and chocolate, big banks sheltering people’s money, precision watches, and an orderly society. On the other, heart attack–inducing prices: $8 USD coffee or beer?! $50 steaks?! A $15 menu at McDonald’s?! $35-40 hostel beds?! WTH! Switzerland is rated the most expensive […]