Vegan Amsterdam: Top 5 Vegan and Veg-Friendly Spots

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been to several cities in Europe, and the vegan scenes never disappoint. Safe to say, I had high expectations for vegan Amsterdam. My expectations were exceeded. Here are the top 5 dishes I ate from vegan and veg-friendly restaurants (ie. restaurants that serve animal products but also have clearly marked vegan dishes) in Amsterdam, …

Train Layover in Belgium: Essential Guide to Brussels

Reading Time: 6 minutes Belgium. Oh, Belgium. I highly underestimated how much I would love this country. On my most recent trip to Europe, I purposely planned a train layover in Belgium, because I had yet to see the country. I know a train layover doesn’t count as seeing a destination, but I couldn’t pass up the chance when …

Expense Report: June 2019 Scotland, Italy, + Spain Trip

Reading Time: 4 minutes I guess this is the week for finance! Lately, I’ve made more financial goals for myself, my career, and my travels. As a result, I’ve looked more into how I spend, and how I could have more healthy spending habits. Besides, I wanted to write my first expense report months ago… Remember when I said …

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My Best Moments from Volunteering Abroad

Reading Time: 8 minutes It feels like there are a million and one reasons not to volunteer abroad. Homesickness. High costs of travel. The need to work and make money. Conscientiousness about savior complexes and privilege dynamics. But, for all of those aspects above that you should consider before volunteering abroad, there are plenty of reasons to buy the …

What NOT to Do When Traveling: My Biggest Travel Mistakes

Reading Time: 12 minutes Writing about my biggest travel mistakes has been on my list for months, and I’m just now getting around to it. Honestly, it’s because all of these situations involve me looking like a big idiot. But, travel isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Sometimes, it isn’t fun. Others, it is way too costly, or leaves you …