A Non-Cyclist’s Guide to the Rhine Cycle Route: An Overview of the Eurovelo 15 Stages

A Non-Cyclist’s Guide to the Rhine Cycle Route: An Overview of the Eurovelo 15 Stages

What is the Eurovelo 15? The Eurovelo 15 is an AWESOME beginner cycling tour. Here's a little infographic that'll give you the gist of this route. Before You Go When to go This route is best done from May to September. Though you could probably go year-round, once it gets colder, the Oberalp pass may [...]

Travel Journal #6 | Cycling the Rhine River / Eurovelo 15 Blog: Days 14-17 (and Rotterdam recommendations!)

Travel Journal #6 | Cycling the Rhine River / Eurovelo 15 Blog: Days 14-17 (and Rotterdam recommendations!)

Click here to read about days 1-7 and here to read about days 8-13! Day 14: Cologne - Orsoy This day was really long! It was supposedly only 85 kilometres, but the route online, where I got the mileage, is much shorter and more direct than the actual route. There’s some discrepancy so you never [...]

Amsterdam Food Diary

Amsterdam Food Diary

I've had a few short layovers and weekend stopovers in Amsterdam, but this is the first time I've come to Amsterdam without the intention of hitting all of the touristy stops. For me, this weekend in Amsterdam was about celebrating the end of my Eurovelo 15 cycling tour by relaxing and more importantly, EATING. While [...]

Travel Journal #5 | Cycling the Rhine River / Eurovelo 15 Blog: Days 8-13

Travel Journal #5 | Cycling the Rhine River / Eurovelo 15 Blog: Days 8-13

For those of you just stumbling upon this blog or tuning in, I am currently cycling the Rhine River along the Eurovelo 15 route! You can read more about why I'm doing this and my first week here. Also, it's important to know that I am not a cyclist (which is very clearly reflected in [...]

How to do the Tour Du Mont Blanc: Hiking 170 km through France, Italy, & Switzerland

How to do the Tour Du Mont Blanc: Hiking 170 km through France, Italy, & Switzerland

After an incredible summer in Nepal and India, I was pretty excited to get home and do this trek with my friends from my old school (throwback to when I dropped out of college lol). The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) was the perfect hike- the views are amazing, there's a wide range of accommodation, [...]

Travel Journal #4 | Cycling the Rhine River / Eurovelo 15 Blog: Days 1-7

Travel Journal #4 | Cycling the Rhine River / Eurovelo 15 Blog: Days 1-7

Why the Heck I'm Doing This When Phil and I were in India, I read a post by a health & fitness blogger about her Rhine river cruise experience. Whenever I'm home, I always see those cruises departing- and all of the people looking seriously relaxed on them. They look freaking amazing! And that's what [...]

A First Timer’s Guide to Prague

A First Timer’s Guide to Prague

Disclaimer: This post may include affiliate links. If you purchase something using an affiliate link, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you to all of the people and companies who help Unexpected Occurrence run.  When to Go Prague is the most crowded and hot in the summertime. I've [...]

A Guide to An Independent Markha Valley Trek in 4 Days

A Guide to An Independent Markha Valley Trek in 4 Days

If you’re in the Indian region of Ladakh, you’ll probably hear about the Markha Valley. While there are loads of valleys that you can explore by taxi, van, or motorbike, the Markha Valley is currently only accessible by foot. This makes it one of the most popular trekking destinations in Ladakh. How to Get There [...]

Travel Journal #3 | How to give your mother a heart attack

Travel Journal #3 | How to give your mother a heart attack

Hello helloooooo! The last time I wrote a travel journal post, I was talking about my India first impressions. Haven't read that post yet? You can find it here. What I've been doing & Where I am now I've travelled through Rajasthan and we just moved from Himachal Pradesh to Kashmir. WOW do I feel [...]

5 Reasons to Visit Kentucky

5 Reasons to Visit Kentucky

Researching a trip to the United States doesn’t usually turn up very much with regard to the middle states. There are some exceptions, such as visiting Chicago in Illinois or seeing some of the beautiful destinations in the American Southwest. For the most part, the focus tends to be on coastal states where there are [...]