Catching And Living With The Travel Bug

When the travel bug gets you bad. Coming back from my first big European adventure I had been bitten and I had been bitten bad. Suffering with a bad case of the travel bug and seeping back into the 9-5 schedule of my boring pre-travel life, I was susceptible to the following symptoms: Constant flashbacks…

China in 16 days

China is an epic country to travel to. From the inner city madness of Beijing and Shanghai, to the small and cultured villages of Nanjing and Huangshan Mountain. I studied Chinese in high school and was familiar with some of the language before I went. I traveled on an organised tour for 16 days that visited the highlights…

Why your besties don’t always make the best travel companions

It won’t be until you are standing out the front of your hotel room arguing with your best friend about whether you go watch the sunset over the beach or try and chat up those randoms you saw at the pool bar, that you will have an epiphany moment and realise that travelling with your closest…

5 Bali hotels for the nervous explorer

After numerous trips to Bali and countless hours cross checking hotel deals with hotel reviews and actual hotel experiences, I can finally claim my veteran Bali traveler badge and package all my hot tips into one little post for you. Prior to my first trip to Bali, I had heard all the horror stories. God forbid…

48 Hours In Athens

Athens is the epicenter of Ancient Greece with 5th Century BC buildings and landmarks surrounding the capital. Approximately 4 million people flock to Athens each year to explore what the city has to offer. If you are staying close to the city center, most of the monuments and ancient ruins are within walking distance and…

Top Ten in Santorini

I will be the first to admit that my geographical knowledge is certainly not the best but prior to my visit to Santorini, I had no idea that Santorini was not just one island but a cluster of land formations that overlook the Aegean sea. In 16th Century BC, Santorini was destroyed by a massive volcanic…

The Ultimate Girls Guide To Packing For Greece

I first ventured to the beautiful country of Greece in September 2016. I remember having no idea what to pack, how to pack it or what to expect. My travels included staying in Athens and then island hopping from Mykonos to Santorini to Ios. As a 23 year old solo female traveler at the time, I scoured…