Everybody told me that if I wanted to see the best of Western Ireland then I HAD to check out Connemara National Park. A quick peek at Google photos and I saw picturesque mountains, lush fields covered in colors and lakes that glistened. Oh yeah, I definitely wanted to go there. A bit more … Continue reading Day Trip From Galway: How to Visit Ireland’s Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey: A Review of Lally Tours
Before I visited Ireland, EVERYONE and their mother told me I had to visit the Cliffs of Moher. Even my girlfriends that are Irish born and raised told me a visit to the Cliffs are a must. You know it’s a good sign when the locals are suggesting it too. The first stop on my … Continue reading Coast Hopping Day Trip From Dublin: A Review of Wild Rover Tours
Ay Espana! Some of you may remember when I professed my love for Barcelona. If you don’t remember you can refresh your memory HERE. But Barcelona and Madrid are polar opposites when it comes to cities. Sure both have a never-ending flow of good wine and some of the best food you’ll ever eat. But … Continue reading Top Things To Do in Madrid
I would like to consider myself an avid bookworm. I absolutely adore books. BUT the reality is that as much as I love them I usually never have time to get through one. UNLESS I’m traveling. Put me on a multi-hour bus ride through the Balkans or along Australian coastlines and my nose is glued … Continue reading Best Books to Read while Traveling
Oh snap, your friend who is always traveling just came home. You thought they were somewhere sunbathing in SE Asia but now you're going to see them during the holidays. Don't stress, I have compiled here a solid list of last minute travel gifts for anyone with wanderlust. Amazon prime is going to be your … Continue reading Last Minute Travel Gifts for Anyone With Wanderlust
I often run into travelers that are so completely over visiting churches by the end of their Europe trip. I get it, there's that phrase "if you've seen one church you've seen them all." That couldn't be farther from the truth if we're talking churches in Europe. Each church is unique. Stylistically, historically and culturally. … Continue reading 10 Churches You Need to See in Europe
Two years ago I practically rolled myself out of Italy (from all the eating) and eventually ended up on the coast of Croatia in Split. The first thing I could think of was "Woah, I had no idea water could be this blue." It was a hue of turquoise, indigo, cyan, and teal all … Continue reading Kayaking the Adriatic: Exploring Croatia with CroActive Holidays
There is this attitude embodied in Spain that is all about enjoying the best parts of life. Love, laughter and a full stomach (now I sound like one of those cheesy quotes people stick on their walls). But really though, the people are gorgeous and welcoming. The food is hearty and some of my personal favorite. … Continue reading 10 Things to do Your First Time in Barcelona
not my proudest moment.
Always wonder how people travel for months? I'm going to tell you the secret in this one!