WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING AUSCHWITZ

Visiting Auschwitz concentration camps in Oświęcim, Poland last year was by far, the most educational experience I’ve ever encountered in my life. I do not believe I will ever manage to put into words just how much of an impact it made on me. Recalling my visit now disheartens me, and it is honestly difficult to write about. But I feel it is important for us to reflect on history, in the hopes that it will never repeat itself. Continue Reading

THE PRICE OF POLAND: EUROPE’S CHEAPEST TRAVEL DESTINATION

When it came to planning my year of jet setting around the globe, my destination list had various requirements. For example, France and Italy were shoe in’s given I had never visited before {so, duh}. Croatia made the list per my travel companion’s request, but ended up being one of the most beautiful destinations ever documented on this blog. And during the colder, greyer months, I wanted to surround myself with color. In addition to random {but ever so important} travel requirements, I was always on a budget. Therefore, cost was a huge factor in the planning process. Continue Reading

5 MOST UNDERRATED CITIES IN EUROPE

There are certain destinations in Europe that everyone wants to visit. Paris, Rome, Barcelona. You probably know, because you probably want to visit them as well. As wonderful as many of these destinations are, there is no doubt they will be swimming with tourists, even during the off-peak seasons. There are a few locations in Europe that weren’t necessarily on the top of my travel list, but after visiting them I can recommend to everyone. In some of these locations, I had such a magnificent time that I would return to them before seeing Paris, Rome, or Barcelona for a second time. Continue Reading