10 best things to do in Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany (Photo creds: me)

Berlin, Germany is a city best known for its infamous wall. And while the wall is awesome, and definitely high up at the top of my list of favorite things to do in Berlin, there are many other interesting things to do and see while you’re there, some of which I’m sure are well known, and others which are much less publicized, yet just as exciting (if not more). This time, my list is saving the best for last, so read on to find out the BEST thing to do in Berlin!  Continue reading

How to pick the best hostel for YOU

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Traveling on a budget probably means that you’ll be staying in quite a few hostels. Personally, I LOVE hostels. (For the most part…) Staying in hostels makes it that much easier to meet travelers from all over the world and build new friendships with some really cool people. But if you don’t do your research right, you can end up in a hostel that isn’t the greatest, and that could potentially ruin your experience in whatever city it is you’re visiting. When I book hostels, I like to use HostelWorld.com because they have tons of options with reviews and ratings AND they don’t charge you a booking fee.  Continue reading

15 Things To Do When You Go To Paris

Paris, France (Photo creds: me)

Paris. The city of love. The city of sooo many things. Which is why it’s also a city with so much tourism. Famous tourist traps are famous for a reason. Sometimes, these tourist traps can be extremely overwhelming (like getting herded like cattle trying to reach the Statue of Liberty), but sometimes, the tourist traps are much more doable. When I went to Paris, I definitely indulged in the tourism, but I also spent time appreciating and absorbing this incredible city. Keep reading to find out the 15 things you should do when you take your trip to Paris while keeping a good balance of both tourism and general appreciation! Continue reading