Putting the “Solo” in Travel

I got my first taste of solo travelling this year in April. I left home – this safe, food filled sanctuary that we all know as; and parted for Europe — Italy to be exact. I¬†was able to fit in 4 beautiful countries in 9 weeks total. Reminiscing on the plane back to Vancouver, I […]

How to Eat/Stay Healthy in Europe

Yes, this title sounds ridiculous and almost impossible as a backpacker. Don’t get me wrong, but you get to that point in your travels where you really miss the taste of spinach or a fresh carrot. Spending two months in the three food capitals of Europe (Italy, Switzerland, and France), you get to know your […]

Day Trips from Bologna you should do!

When I first started researching Bologna, I had come across multiple websites/blogs that told me to venture out and take as many day trips as possible. I knew looking on the map and seeing how close these great towns were; a day trip couldn’t hurt!

Florence: Off the Beaten Path

This is not the first time I’ve visited Florence. I actually spent a day here a few weeks ago with my Top Deck tour group. Before I left home, I knew I wouldn’t be able to see everything Florence had to offer in one day. This was one of the reasons why I decided to […]