That Time I Lost My Bra in Budapest

One of the realities of being on the road for an extended period of time is that SOMETIMESSSS things get left in places, never to be seen again. I try my damn hardest to stay organized but it really does just happen sometimes. I, unfortunately, have a reputation for losing my things while traveling, like … Continue reading That Time I Lost My Bra in Budapest

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The Cheapest Way to Get to Machu Picchu

If you’ve opened this then you’re probably planning to visit the majestic former Inca retreat, Machu Picchu (MP). When I went in September 2015, I was oblivious as to how far Machu Picchu was from Cusco and I underestimated just how remote this location is. I had just finished a three-month backpacking trip through Europe … Continue reading The Cheapest Way to Get to Machu Picchu

Top Things To Do in Madrid

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

Kayaking the Adriatic: Exploring Croatia with CroActive Holidays

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

How I Landed Portuguese Citizenship

***Updated October 2017*** I was born in the United States of America, my parents, were not. WHICH IS AWESOME. I mean, how many people can say that their parents moved to a country they had never been to, without knowing the language, and created a joyous, prosperous life for themselves?!? I can and I'm FIERCELY proud of … Continue reading How I Landed Portuguese Citizenship