Moving along in our Austria itinerary, Salzburg was high on my wish list both for its Sound of Music filming locations and it’s beautiful Christmas Markets. The main Christmas Market in Salzburg is located in front of Salzburg Cathedral at the foot of the Hohensalzburg Fortress. With around 100 market stands and a full schedule … More Celebrations In Salzburg
You can’t flush the toilet paper! This is not an incredibly uncommon request from countries with older plumbing, but we were caught off guard that Greece was one of them! There are usually signs above the toilets asking you to throw your papers in the bin, but only by asking was I able to clarify … More Things No One Warned Us About Before Visiting Greece
For those who want to get out of the way of the crowds of the bigger towns, I highly recommend renting a car on Santorini. Wary of the high prices in Oia proper, we had selected an Airbnb that was fairly rural. In lieu of walking ages to the nearest bus stop, we decided to … More One-Day Roadtrip Itinerary Of Santorini
Rainy Amsterdam played home to my very first solo trip abroad. I specifically chose this city due to it’s reputation for being safe and welcoming and it did not disappoint! Every person I met was unerringly friendly and helpfully fluent in English- which was a relief for my monolingual self. I had unwittingly scheduled my … More Solo Adventures in Amsterdam
For most forms of independent travel, your most common choices in accommodation will be between a hotel, a hostel, or more recently, an Airbnb/Vrbo- but how to choose? Hotels: Hotels are of course the most established type of accommodation- you’ve got your front desk/concierge where you check in and receive your room key. You can … More Hostels, Hotels, & Airbnbs, Oh My!