2018 Daily Budget in Paris: Costs of Traveling in France

Aww Paris. You love it. I love it. We all love it. Even before you’ve been, you love it. But how much does it really cost to go on vacation in the famous capital? While I’ve found plenty of general “cost of living” guidelines for Paris, I’ve yet to find a real specific breakdown of…

The Hunt for the Perfect Travel Shoe in Europe

My Birkenstocks… my trusty light-weight, pretty slip-ons have sadly seen better days… 😳 They’ve seen a lot, but its time for them to retire. So when my mom and I embarked on a big European adventure this summer, I knew I’d be on the lookout for some new kicks. Therefore, when I heard some friends…

3 European Museums that You Should See Before You Die

Usually, I find museums a bit… boring. I’ve been traveling long-term for the last three years, and believe me when I say, I’ve seen a lot of museums. A lot of museums… It’s gotten to the point that I avoid museums unless they’re free or I’m really, really bored. But with that said, there are…

Why You Should Go to Budapest Explained in 10 Photos

When I lived in the Czech Republic I went to Budapest for a long holiday weekend, and ever since then the city’s been calling my name, “Please come back, Ruth!” Here’s why I want to go back and why you should go too explained in 10 photos. 1. Mobile Saunas Yes, it’s a thing. 2….

Music, Mountains, and Mugs of Champarrião

After leaving Hanoi at the end of May, my boyfriend and I took a detour through his home country of Portugal before I continued on my lonesome back to Indiana. I spent two glorious weeks trekking through Oscar’s home court: exploring ruins, meeting family, walking on beaches, and eating waaayyy to much food for any…

Top 10 Green Spaces and Parks in Prague

I love big cities. I love the excitement. I love that there is always something new going on or some strange place to explore. But that being said, it can be overwhelming. When I lived in my communist-era flat in the outskirts of Prague, there were days when I simply craved nature, quiet, trees and…