The cost of travel – April 2015 budget roundup

OUCH. That’s really the only way to describe the month of April’s travel budget. Fun and incredible adventures?  Priceless. In reality?  Not at all priceless.  In fact quite a hefty price tag.  Taking a look at the final cost of my travels had me being like: But was it worth it?  Absolutely. Would I spend all that money again in a heartbeat?  Hell yes. There were so many incredible things Continue reading The cost of travel – April 2015 budget roundup

From Cities to Highlands: Exploring Scotland

Scotland was the second country I visited during my European adventures.  I had only been in London for 4 days before taking a 9 hour bus ride to Glasgow. Now I know a 9 hour bus rides sounds terrible, but after the bus adventures I’d been on in Asia, 9 hours on a comfortable MegaBus that had reclining seats, power outlets, and actual shocks in the vehicle, was a cake Continue reading From Cities to Highlands: Exploring Scotland

Exploring the West side of London – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and more!

As I had already explored the East and South sides on my first trip to London, upon returning a second (and third…and fourth) time I stayed on the Western half of the city, just below Hyde Park. For anyone looking to travel around this side of London, I highly recommend the Hyde Park/Kensington area. It’s a beautiful part of the city filled with lots of green space, cute neighborhoods, and Continue reading Exploring the West side of London – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and more!