Independently Hiking El Teide, Spain’s Highest Mountain

Independently Hiking El Teide, Spain’s Highest Mountain

What is El Teide? This is! El Teide is a dormant volcano (and Spain's highest peak!) in Tenerife, Canary Islands. How high is it? 3718 meters or 12198 feet. How do I climb El Teide? You can go with a guide or independently! There's also the option of taking the cable car up and just hiking [...]

Being a Kid Again: A Disneyland Paris Guide

Being a Kid Again: A Disneyland Paris Guide

When I was younger, I was living in California and being homeschooled. This was great for many reasons, but the most important (by far!) was that my mum, sister, and I could get off-peak Disneyland season tickets. They were much cheaper than regular tickets (though prices have certainly gone up since then), and we got [...]

how to pack carry-on only during winter

how to pack carry-on only during winter

I love the freedom of having no checked bags. It's truly a great feeling. You can show up to the airport a little later, you don't have to stress about stolen/damaged/lost items, and you just walk off the plane into whatever place you've just arrived! During Summer, packing carry-on luggage only is easy, as you're [...]

How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

Where to Stay Honestly, accommodation is EXPENSIVE. If you're staying in the cities, I'd do some research ahead of time. If you're travelling with others, it's probably cheaper to book a hotel room than to stay in hostels. Hostels can be incredibly pricey here, but if you're a solo traveller, it might still be cheaper [...]

What to Wear in Paris During Winter

What to Wear in Paris During Winter

Hello friends! Today Emma from Petite Maison of Fashion is going to share an outfit of the day for winter in Paris. Emma is a Franco-American fashion and lifestyle blogger, as well as one of my best friends, a total #girlboss, and my previous college roommate! Enough of me talking, let's hear from her! *  [...]

winter travel essentials

winter travel essentials

It's hard to believe that Winter's really only just begun! Winter started on the 21st of December, 2017, and it lasts all the way until March! Am I the only one who feels like Winter started ages ago?! That being said, it's a great time to share my winter travel essentials! A warm hat A [...]

How to Spend a Weekend in Georgetown, Penang

How to Spend a Weekend in Georgetown, Penang

This is one of my favourite places in Malaysia. My family used to spend our Christmases here- it was tradition! Georgetown used to be a massive trading hub, but now, it's famous for its British Colonial roots, mosques, and temples. It's also a major foodie city. Getting There: Flying has always been my preferred method [...]

The Best Place to Travel Every Month in 2018

The Best Place to Travel Every Month in 2018

Have some time off in 2018? I'm sharing the best places to travel every month in 2018! Read on and get planning! January: East Coast, Australia Need to escape the cold? Head over to the East Coast of Australia! With Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairnes, Byron Bay, Sydney, and Melbourne all lining the coast, you can't [...]

unexpected overview: 2017 in a nutshell

unexpected overview: 2017 in a nutshell

This year has been one of the best thus far. The Numbers Total Kilometers Travelled: 52,209 km In the Air (by plane): 41,928 km On the Tracks (by train): 5,447 km On the Road (by bus): 4,460 km On foot (trekking/hiking): 374 km Days on the Road: 192 - 52% of the year and the [...]

unexpected breaks & holiday fun!

unexpected breaks & holiday fun!

Hello friends! Today I'm sharing a little update with you all. I've just come home to Switzerland for the holidays, and I'm actually going to take a bit of a blogging break- the next time you'll be hearing from me is the 29th of December! It's just a week, but it's going to be a [...]