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…

Missed Connections

If there is one thing that I’ve learned from traveling and living abroad, it’s that you can’t count on anything working out as planned. Last weekend I was flying home to O’Hare after being away from home for almost a year. My flight schedule was to take off from Prague at 9 in the morning,…