I got a question from a fellow female traveler recently about how to manage traveling in Europe for four months. Or should she spend two months in Europe and two months in Southeast Asia? Well, those are excellent questions, and I have some strong opinions about that! So I’ve written up this guide to long-term… Continue reading How to Plan Long-term Travel in Europe
It’s the dream! Winter in Europe is full of snowy mountain villages, Christmas markets, world-class ski and winter sports resorts, and in some countries… reindeer! But packing winter clothes can be a challenge. So here’s your quick guide to a packable, carry-on only, winter wardrobe that will allow you to enjoy fairytale-Europe at its most… Continue reading What Women Pack for Winter in Europe
Are you considering solo travel, maybe for the first time? It can be intimidating, particularly for women. But fear not! You totally got this. I am a firm believer that any place you go can be safe, but some places are generally safer than others if you’re just starting out and testing the solo travel… Continue reading 21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel
Happy What I Ate Wednesday! Today we’re remembering the delightful Baltic cuisine from our recent trip to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. What do they eat there? Find out below! Let’s start with breakfast: Breakfast was included in each of our hotels, but the buffets in the first two hotels included such a variety of European… Continue reading What to Eat in the Baltics
Today, my friends, we’re talking about taking the bus. No, I’m not getting reminiscent of my elementary school days, I’m talking about grownup bus travel not only between cities, but between countries! On our recent trip to the Baltic States, Steve and I decided that taking the Lux Express buses between Vilnius and Riga, then… Continue reading Bussing the Baltics!
It’s time for Steve and Quick Whit’s annual Trip of a Lifetime! Each year, Steve and I take 10-14 days in August to explore a new and faraway land neither of us has visited before. This year, it’s the Baltic States! Several people I’ve spoken with have been confused about the Baltics versus the Balkins,… Continue reading So, What are the Baltics?
It’s that time again… time to pack! My husband is whisking me away for our annual Trip of a Lifetime, and this year we’re hitting up five cities in five different countries, four of which are new to us–and all of which are new to me! Luckily it’s summer (or summery weather) in all these places,… Continue reading Carry-on Only: 14 Days, 5 Cities