What to Do In Bucharest (When You Only Have One Day)

Not to be confused with Budapest–believe me, the mix-up is more common than you’d think–Bucharest is the capital and largest city in Romania and an absolute dream for people who love architecture and history. My friend Rosalie and I arrived in the city from Luxembourg ready to take on the sights and sounds of Eastern Europe.…

Traveling Isn’t Always Glamorous

When you look at my Instagram and Facebook posts from the past two months of traveling through Europe, you’ll see lots of gorgeous architecture, colorful sunsets, and smiling selfies. This isn’t disingenous–my life on the road mostly consists of these same things. But there’s a side of traveling that isn’t so glamorous: at times I’ve…

Travel With Me: Zurich, Switzerland

As the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich is a hub for both fast-paced global finance and laid-back relaxation by the water. Switzerland has a reputation for being extremely expensive–which it is!–but I managed to spend a few days in the city with Nick, my best friend from college, without breaking the bank. Here’s how you…

An Open Letter to Kraków

Dear Kraków, I didn’t think I believed at first sight, and then I met you. From the moment I arrived, sleep deprived from my overnight bus ride and frustrated by the Uber driver who ripped me off, somehow you just felt right. I quickly learned how to pronounce your Polish street names and which of…

Why I Decided to Travel Full-Time After Graduation

It’s not uncommon for new college graduates to spend a few weeks traveling before jumping into the corporate 9-5 workday grind, but very few answer the question “so when are you going back home?” with a shrug. I often joke “when the money runs out” or say that I estimate “probably mid-January.” I decided to…

Travel with Me: Aarhus, Denmark

Chosen as a 2017 European Capital of Culture, Aarhus is Denmark’s second largest city and a great place for visitors–especially those who love modern art. My trip to Aarhus got off on a strange foot. Standing at a bus stop mere minutes after arriving in the city, I suddenly looked over to see a man…