Venice, Italy

Venice…where do I even begin? Pictures of this city’s narrow canals, its slow-moving gondolas, lavish masks from the annual carnival, and medieval history have fascinated me for over a decade. So, when I had the opportunity to visit the city – even just for a day – a couldn’t say…

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Sacra di San Michele, Italy

During the first week of April, I was blessed with another week off work. Naturally, I had a trip planned for these glorious 7, work-free days. I had been invited to stay with a friend and her family in a small town just outside of Turin, Italy. Ultimately, due to…

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

I am currently in the 5th hour of a 9 hour layover, so I have decided to take this opportunity to write about the last destination of our Balkans road trip: Sarajevo. Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city is just as culturally rich as the rest of…

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

It’s hard to believe that I was in Dubrovnik just over month ago. I can’t wrap my head around the fact that I’ve also boarded 7 flights since then. I’ve been on a bit of a travel binge, but I most likely won’t be a planning another trip out of…

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Disclaimer: This post is rated PG.  I know I probably should write posts about the rest of my Balkans road trip (and I will), but I’ve been waiting to write this post for the last three years, and finally, the time has come to write and share. Just a couple…

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Kotor, Montenegro

Nearly two years ago, I started looking for my first full time job abroad – well, my first full time, post-university job. period. I remember finding a listing for a teaching job in Kotor, Montenegro and googling a picture of the city. I didn’t end up applying for that job…

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Prague, Czech Republic

Last October, I went to Prague for 4 days. I had heard many incredible things about the city from friends and family, and still, the city surpassed my expectations. Travel Tips: Walk through the old town and get lost. Even if you don’t plan on getting lost, you may at some…

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Zakopane, Poland

Travel Tip: When planning a trip to Poland and thinking of places to visit or things to do, 8 hour long mountain hikes and breath taking landscapes may not pop immediately into ones mind as something that would make one say “now, this is Poland.” Having a 100% Polish background (I…

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