Germany · Land · Uncategorized

How to Get to Heidelberg, Germany

This Motivation Monday, I’m letting you in on a little secret that I hope empowers you: we all make mistakes when we travel! I’m telling you, this was not my first travel rodeo, but I totally botched my train tickets to and from Heidelberg! I wasted time and money, and today I’m telling you all… Continue reading How to Get to Heidelberg, Germany

Christmas · Germany · Uncategorized

Guide to Heidelberg’s Christmas Markets

It’s Faraway Friday! This week’s featured far-off place is not just far from where I live, it’s also like a trip far back into the past! Would I call it magical? Absolutely! This is your guide to the Heidelberg Christmas Markets! What to See If you’re in Heidelberg at Christmastime, you are in for a… Continue reading Guide to Heidelberg’s Christmas Markets

Uncategorized · Germany

3 Days in Heidelberg

This Throwback Thursday is all about my recent amazing solo trip to Heidelberg, Germany! This quaint village nestled in the hill country is everything you could possibly want in an old-world European getaway. If you need an itinerary suggestion, here is my recommendation! Day 1 Checking In The day I arrived, I totally botched my… Continue reading 3 Days in Heidelberg

Christmas · Germany · Uncategorized · World Foods

What I Ate: Heidelberg’s Christmas Market

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This one’s pretty special–it’s all about Christmas foods! I recently was in Heidelberg to enjoy the Christmas Markets and explore this cute, historic town, and to get a little more material for my Germany page! Here’s the scoop on what I ate at the Heidelberg Christmas Market! Kinderpunsch For many,… Continue reading What I Ate: Heidelberg’s Christmas Market

Christmas · Germany · Uncategorized

What to Know Before You Visit German Christmas Markets

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This post is all about European Christmas Markets. I recently went to beautiful Heidelberg, Germany, to visit the Christmas Markets there, and I picked up a few tips along the way. Before you jet off on your own European Christmas Market adventure, check this list of things to know before you… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit German Christmas Markets

Germany · solo travel · Uncategorized

Solo in Heidelberg

This Motivation Monday, I hope you will be motivated and encouraged to take an opportunity to travel solo. If Heidelberg, Germany, is on your list (and it should be!), here is your guide to what to do and how to make the most of your time going solo! Why Heidelberg? Why not? It’s a beautiful,… Continue reading Solo in Heidelberg

Uncategorized · Virginia

FREE Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg

This Faraway Friday is also… Freebie Friday! All travelers have to make sacrifices–time, sleep, and most notably money. On my most recent trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, I didn’t have time to really make the full admission price worthwhile. I did, however, have enough time to enjoy Colonial Williamsburg and have some fun in this historic city!… Continue reading FREE Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg

Uncategorized · Virginia

Shop Like a Colonist

Hello, my readers! It’s the Christmas season, and for many that means it is shopping season! On a recent trip to Williamsburg, VA, I took the opportunity to marvel at their Christmas decorations and stop into all their Colonial-era shops! Shops are open daily 10:00am-5:00pm, except Tarpley, Thompson, and Company, which is open from 10:00am-7:00pm.… Continue reading Shop Like a Colonist

Germany · Packing · Uncategorized

What I Wore for Winter in Germany

It’s What I Wore Wednesday! If you’re following along on Facebook and Instagram, you may already know I’m currently in Heidelberg, Germany! It’s on the chilly side (it’s December, after all), so that makes for a challenge when packing. But never fear! If you find yourself packing for winter in Central Europe, here’s a guide… Continue reading What I Wore for Winter in Germany

Air · Saving and Money · Uncategorized

Flight Finding Tools

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I get lots of questions from friends about how to find great deals on flights. The truth is, it’s a very volatile market! Prices change rapidly and unexpectedly, and there are so many things to consider: convenience, layover time, airline loyalty, getting or giving up the opportunity to choose your seat,… Continue reading Flight Finding Tools