Posted: 1/31/2019 | January 31st, 2019 People are always shocked when they find out I that I still stay in hostels. “Aren’t you too old for that?” “Why would you still want to do that?” “Don’t you actually make money? Are you still too broke for an Airbnb?” “How do you even sleep?” And what’s
Posted: 2/4/2019 | Febuary 4th, 2019 Boston is the city of my birth. So, of course, I’m a diehard fan of the city. It holds a special place in my heart. Boston is a historic city with roots that stretch back to the founding of the country. To me, Boston is more a collection of
Posted: 2/7/2019 | Febuary 7th, 2019 Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes our regular column on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice for other women travelers to help cover the topics important and specific to them! In this
Posted: 2/25/2019 | February 25th, 2019 If you’ve read this site for more than five minutes, you probably know I love Bangkok. It’s one of my favorite cities in the world. It doesn’t necessarily have tons of “tourist attractions,” but its energy is contagious and the people are the best. A city of eight million
Posted: 2/11/2019 | February 11th, 2019 I have a confession to make: I put off traveling to Japan until 2011 because I always thought it was too expensive. Everyone always told me Japan was one of the most expensive countries in the world. That was the collective wisdom. But, when I got there, I realized
Updated: 02/13/2019 | February 13th, 2019 A few weeks ago I mentioned that this year I wanted to make the website more personal. Back in 2011, I wrote this post featuring some personal facts about my life. It was a window into non-travel me. Well, that was a loooooong time ago. Life changes. People change.
Posted: 2/14/2019 | February 14th, 2019 As travelers, we constantly meet people from around the world and experience cultures and values different than our own. I think that is why we travelers tend to (generally) be more open-minded. We want to see the differences in the world. Traveling gives us a broader perspective and understanding
Posted: 2/18/2019 | February 18th, 2019 Lisbon is known to have some of the best hostels in the world. There are more than 100 hostels in the city and its hostels are usually always at the top of all the “best hostels” lists. Year over year, they always take home some of the top spots