Travel Stories

Keeping Alive the Dream of Traveling the World

Selfie on Bus to Chiang Rai (Dream of Traveling)

Everyone has their goals in life. One of mine has been the dream of traveling the world. Sometimes our dreams hit roadblocks, but we always need to keep our eye on the mountain. Planning for the Dream Traveling the world is quite an ambitious dream. It’s also kinda nebulous. Over the years, my dream transitioned from wanting to fly overseas …

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The 7 Best Walks and Hikes in Edinburgh

Selfie on the Pentlands (Best Hikes and Walks in Edinburgh Cover)

Due to current world events, I’m spending a few weeks exploring the best walks and hikes in Edinburgh. Although I love traveling the world, I still enjoy coming back to my “home base,” and the trails are a big factor in that. Arthur’s Seat It’s pretty rare for a city to have a volcano in the center; most people in …

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Do You Really Need a VPN When Traveling the World?

Selfie at Into the Woods Cafe

I recently signed up with Surfshark VPNs. I’ve never used a VPN when traveling, but the plans were really cheap and I figured it couldn’t hurt. I’m also taking a short break from traveling at the moment due to current world events, so this article will look at the benefits of having a VPN whether you’re traveling or not. What …

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What Do You Do When a Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

A Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

It’s never fun when a bus drops you off in the middle of nowhere, and even worse when it’s in the middle of the night. I’ve had some pretty wild experiences with this, including not having internet, getting dropped off in the wrong location, etc. Here are some of the adventures (or misadventures) I had, and how I’ve coped in …

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My Crazy Adventure House Sitting in Appleby, England

Selfie House Sitting in Appleby

I’ve just spent the past two weeks house sitting in Appleby, England. Between two wonderful purebred Spanish Water Dogs, snowstorms and getting locked out of the van, it was quite an adventure. My First Impression of Hilton Before I went to Appleby, I told a few people about my upcoming housesit. Many were shocked and for good reason. Appleby had …

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