Magic of Salzburg’s Fortress

There are more reasons to go to Salzburg than for the Hohensalzburg fortress. It felt like a crime to go to Salzburg having never seen the Sound of Music. Just 3 hours by train from Vienna, this little town in

9 Tips for Saving Money toward Journey

The number one reason people tell me they can’t go on holiday abroad is lack of money. The second reason is that they don’t have the time off work.  Americans are way down there with Thailand and the Philippines when

Lost Luggage in Athens

“I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” -Maya Angelou Well, shit. I think it must tell you I’m

A Bohemian in Bohemia – Cesky Krumlov

People (ok, not a lot of people, but some, and my wishlist fits right in) have called my style “boho-chic” which I love, like a few of my fashion idols Nichole Richie and Vanessa Hudgens, so I was ecstatic

Diwali in Goa – Burn the Monsters!

Diwali, New Year, is every Indians favorite Holiday, but in Goa it's even more special because the night before the main day is when they celebrate Lord Krishna vanquishing the evil demon king Narkasur. Diwali in Goa is an exciting

9 Tips for Safe Couchsurfing

I am an avid fan of  By searching profiles, you can stay with strangers (for free!) all over the world. I have made long-lasting friends from crashing on their couches. I have seen small towns and huge cities from

Children of Uganda – Photo Gallery

I spent a little over a month living in a village about an hour outside Kampala, the capital of Uganda. I spent most of my time volunteering at the local hospital, but my favorite thing to do was play with

From a G6 to an Omni | Driving in India

Driving before India I LOVE to drive (I even like driving in India).  A month after getting my license, at 16, I flipped a Tahoe a few times. I wasn’t going to let that little snafu discourage me. After a

Guide to the San Lorenzo Market in Florence

One of my favorite places I've shopped is the San Lorenzo Market in Florence, Italy. Don’t get me wrong- I like to travel so I can soak in the culture, but here are my top three things to do while