Things to know before you visit Austria

I love Austria (except for the current political climate). I think it’s an underrated travel and vacation destination, especially the countryside. Austria is absolutely stunning, with mountains, lakes, charming little villages, and beautiful cities. The food is delicious, and the people are kind. I spend three weeks this summer backpacking through Austria, exploring different parts … More Things to know before you visit Austria

Things to know before you visit Italy

I love Italy. I know, not exactly a controversial opinion. History, culture, art, food, sun, beautiful landscapes and charming people, Italy has all the elements of paradise. But it also has its downside. It’s a country of irregular public transportation, a slowly increasing English proficiency and especially in the south, dirt and crime. But I’m not trying to scare you away. Instead, just prepare yourself with these tips below so that you can fall in love with Italy as deeply as I have: … More Things to know before you visit Italy

How to stay safe when you travel

Travelling can be scary. Especially when you go far away to a place where you don’t know the culture or language. It can seem daunting and your mom is likely worried. People might be trying to give you well-meaning advice about how dangerous it could be. But it isn’t. Travel isn’t dangerous, it isn’t scary. As long as you keep your wits about you, there is only adventure. So calm your nerves (and your moms) by following these tips to stay safe while you travel. … More How to stay safe when you travel