Travel Stories

Journal Entry: A Unexpected Weekend Road Trip to Brasov and Romanian Tiny Homes

Selfie in Tiny Home on Road Trip to Brasov

Had you asked me last Friday morning what I was going to do for the weekend, I would have never guessed I would be on a spur-of-the-moment road trip to Brasov and beyond in Romania to see tiny homes and some gorgeous locations. On Friday afternoon, I was working on my itinerary for the rest of the year when Tudor, …

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Follow in my Footsteps: 5 Steps to Properly Feed Bananas to Elephants in Thailand

Selfie at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary #2

I finished my tour of Thailand with a trip to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. It was by far the highlight of my adventures in the country. I can’t recommend it highly enough, so here are the steps so you can follow in my footsteps. Travel to Thailand Someone asked me recently if there were elephants in the USA. Yep…in the …

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Travel Itinerary 2017: My Remaining Countries in Europe

Travel Itinerary 2017

In 2016, I slowed down considerably from the 35 countries I visited in 2015. Now I’m at it again. After having my home base in Thailand for the first four months of the year where I taught English and had all sorts of adventures, I’ve returned to Europe with a big itinerary. My plan is to visit my remaining 15 countries …

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Budget Travel: Faeries and Falls on the Isle of Skye

Neist Point

Getting to the Isle of Skye on a budget can be quite a challenge. Not only is the UK expensive in it’s own right, the Isle of Skye is one of the top tourist destinations in the UK. In fact, nearly 70% of the total revenue of the island is made off tourism. However, if you’re willing to rough it …

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Journal Entry: Surviving a Weekend Dog Sitting in Romania

Selfie Dogsitting

I love dogs. When I heard that my friend from Timisoara started her own dog sitting business, I had to ask if there was any chance I could help. I’d no idea what I was getting myself into. Dog sitting is a great way to fund your travels around the world, if you can find the work. Last year, I signed …

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