Sleeping in a Capsule with Rainbow lights in LONDON

Sleeping in a Capsule with Rainbow lights in LONDON

Throughout London you'll see quite a few St. Christopher's Inn locations- there are eight in London alone.  The hostel/hotel chain has many locations, and not just in the UK.  I actually stayed at another location in Berlin, Germany two years ago near the beginning of my travels and loved it.  They have four guiding principles [...]

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Overpacking in South America: I’ve become the best/worst backpacker on Earth

Overpacking in South America: I’ve become the best/worst backpacker on Earth

Just over a week ago I flew out of SFO on a one-way ticket to Peru and started a new leg of my round-the-world journey. I felt more excited than nervous this time and had zero panic attacks landing abroad, like that first time two years ago in Madrid (Anyone remember? Good Lawd, what a [...]

Review: 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay Singapore

Review: 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay Singapore

When I was researching places to stay in Singapore, I found 5footway.inn via Facebook, surprisingly, and was intrigued by the cutesy name and marketing.  I thought to myself, "Five feet...that's about my size.  That's all I need.  Perfect!"  Just a little space to call my own for a few days while I explore this new [...]

Vienna: One Beautiful Week

Vienna: One Beautiful Week

After two months in Cape Town, I left to finish my travel goals for the year by visiting 4-5 more countries in Europe (It will be a year since I left home on August 14).  I felt it was important to get back out there and onto my original plan.  I found a very happy [...]

My Week Long Romance with Budapest

My Week Long Romance with Budapest

When I told my Mom I was planning a visit to Budapest, Hungary this month, I'm pretty sure she was equally as excited as I was.  To date, I would be one of the only family members to visit the country my mother's side of the family comes from- something I am quite proud of. [...]

Review: Hostel Ruthensteiner 

Review: Hostel Ruthensteiner 

After a rough first few days back in Europe, I can't begin to explain the solace that came when I walked into this Vienna hostel.  I was greeted with a welcome card, a bottle of wine and endless smiles.  They literally turned my entire trip around! I'm always rattling off about how important the staff [...]