Posts in Backpacking
Backpacking Lesser-Known Europe: Zadar, Croatia (Part 4)

Croatia has far more to offer visitors than just Dubrovnik and Split! I discovered a hidden gem of the country: Zadar!

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8 Reasons to Fall Head-Over-Heels for Hanoi

Find out 8 unique and honest reasons why I fell in love with Hanoi, Vietnam— and why you could, too!

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Why Trekking in Northern Vietnam Brought Me to Tears

Find out why trekking in Sa Pa, Vietnam brought me tears

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Backpacking Lesser-Known Europe: Ljubljana and Lake Bled, Slovenia (Part 3)

Ah, yes, Slovenia: my third stop while Backpacking the lesser-known side of Europe!

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5 Reasons to Backpack the Balkans

There are numerous reasons to go backpacking through Europe, but what about Eastern Europe? Here are 5 major reasons to visit them— especially the Balkans!

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Backpacking Lesser-Known Europe: Vienna and Salzburg, Austria (Part 2)

For my second destination during my backpacking Europe trip, I hit Austria, specifically Vienna and Salzburg!

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Backpacking Lesser-Known Europe: Krakow, Poland (Part 1)

Learn all about my 3-day trip to Krakow, Poland— Aushwitz and popular spots for locals!

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Remembering Anthony Bourdain and His Impact on Me

On June 8th, 2018, Anthony Bourdain tragically passed away. He was an idol and inspiration to me a fellow travel and food lover.

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17 Critiques of The USA: A Globetrotting American's Critique of Benny Lewis' Article

I dissected Benny Lewis' controversial article "I'm Irish and I spent a year traveling the US-- here are the 17 things that surprised me about day to day life" from an American standpoint. 

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Housesitting in Italy: A Personal Experience and Lessons Learned

Ever wondered what housesitting pets in exchange for free housing in a foreign country is like? Here’s my personal experience housesitting in Italy plus pros and cons!

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The Best Weeklong Road Trip Through Ireland

Discover the best route to take for a road trip through the stunning Ireland in just 8 days!

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Tapas, Terrorism, and Other Things in Barcelona

That time I survived a terrorist attack in Barcelona— and still fell in love with the city!

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