Oh, Europe… Just the very name makes me giddy with excitement! There’s so much culture to witness, food to relish in, and bucket list items to cross off. Everyone comes to Europe for different reasons, whether it be study abroad, a Eurotrip, or just a family vacation, but it’s not always a piece of cake.
Italian is one of those languages that screams beauty. It’s a language that is elegant yet so raw at the same time. Italy is filled with passion, as is it’s language. But did you know that although commonly believed otherwise, English isn’t actually widely spoken in Italy?
Looking to invest in a new action camera? It’s not a quick purchase and requires a good amount of research before deciding on which on to go with. I’ve gotten together with four fellow travel bloggers to hear about what they love (and love a little less) about their action cameras that they use during their travels.
I’ve been living in Italy for going on two years now. I still go back to America once a year to get my teeth cleaned and go to my yearly primary doctor’s appointment. I guess you could say that I’ve always been a bit *timid* about trusting my wellbeing to the doctors here in Italy where a socialized medical system is in place.
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1. Avoid currency exchange at all costs (pun intended!)
Those little currency exchange stand in the airports will eat up all your travel funds in the five minutes it takes to exchange your currency.
As American citizens in 2017, it’s become quite hard to travel without being judged for our government’s actions. It’s not easy to come to terms with the fact that people will often judge you for your nationality before your character (picking at an fresh wound here, perhaps?)[...]
When I first moved to Spain I conjured images of chorizo, grilled octopus, sandy beaches, and Flamenco dancing. After eating all those delicious things for several months, I realized I needed to get active! With the mountains and the ocean, Spain is a haven for nature lovers, so I didn’t have to look far.
Budget travel isn’t always luxurious when staying in hostels, but it can be. Many hostels in Europe have upped there game and have modernized to attract even those with a lower budget. More business for them, and less spending for you!
As travelers, it is often hard figuring out how to be socially responsible as we wander through the world we live in. Worse yet, there are many ways we are contributing to problems that worsen conditions for those living in and around the society we are guests in.
If I had a dollar for every time someone told me they couldn’t travel because they couldn’t afford it, I’d be able to travel free for quite some time. It seems to be some big mystery to so many people, and I just can’t let that be!
There are a lot of misconceptions around travel. Some of these misconceptions make people too afraid to travel. Others have the potential to reduce the enjoyment of your trip once on the road. Don’t let misconceptions around travel hold you back.