Hallstatt – A modern fairy land

Hallstatt, Austria (Photo creds: me)

We all know the many different fairy tales out there, and we all loved growing up with them. Hallstatt is a town in Austria that literally takes you into Snow White’s world. With its colorful buildings and stunning lake, Hallstatt is like a dream.  Continue reading

Life Begins At The Edge Of Your Comfort Zone

Austrian countryside (Photo creds: Laura Branson)

I’ve always heard people say that I shouldn’t let the fact that nobody is able to take a trip with me stop me from traveling. They say “do the trip alone.” I knew the time would come for me to backpack alone, and the thought didn’t frighten me at all. Continue reading