Updated: 03/01/2018 | March 1st, 2018 Oxford, founded sometime during the ninth century, expanded during the Middle Ages as a center for learning—first for theology, then medicine, and then law. Over the centuries, the university has added more departments, and now you can study with the best and brightest in any field. The small city […]
Updated: 02/25/2018 | February 25th, 2018 After I left Salisbury, I headed to Cornwall, the farthest west you can go in England. The county is filled with farms, small towns (I stayed in Lostwithiel, population 3,000), and tiny fishing villages. I was visiting friends and excited to get into the countryside. Cornwall is usually referred […]
Updated: 02/02/2018 | February 2nd, 2018 Originally built centuries ago by the Romans as a spa / bath retreat, Bath is still one of the most beautiful, historic, and visited cities in England. The Romans came here when they invaded Britain because of the hot springs that bubble up from the earth. The local people […]
The sunny, wine-soaked Loire Valley in France has over 80 castles to choose from. I spent time in the region for my birthday exploring the area, drinking wine, and pretending these castles were mine. Here’s how you can do the same – and on a budget too!
Last month, I traveled through France again but this time with a theme: I’d explore it only using the sharing economy. I wanted to see if you could rely exclusively on the sharing economy websites for activities, transportation, and accommodation. I set out to find the local way of life – and to see if this was the best method of finding it.
With the perceived rise of terrorism and immigration issues in the news, many people are wondering if Europe is still a safe destination to travel to. Should you cancel your trip? The unfortunate reality is Europe is still probably safer than America! Find out why you shouldn’t let your fears hold you back.
Backpacking Europe in the summer can be overwhelming. Use this guide to avoid the common pitfalls and find out how you can plan a budget-friendly trip around the continent. With tips and tricks for accommodation and transportation, as well as country-specific guides, you’re next Eurotrip will be foolproof!
Want to step back in time and visit 1920s Paris? These bars, restaurants, and clubs will help you create your own Midnight in Paris during your next trip!
Many people don’t realize it, but Malta is one of the best budget destinations in Europe. Your money can go further here than in a lot of Europe. In this post, I give you the breakdown of what it costs to travel Malta, give you tips on how to save even more money during your visit, and list my favorite restaurants and bars too!
In search of warmer weather during a winter trip to Europe, I headed to Malta. I’d never been before but it came so heavily recommended! While mostly a summer destination, I still loved my visit to the country but what I loved the most was what I had heard about the least!
Islay, Scotland is known for having world-class whiskeys. I recently went there with my good friend Sean and we did tastings at seven of the eight distilleries on the Scottish island. I was captivated by Islay’s beauty and their delicious and peaty whiskeys (I even made my own!).
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).