Tag: escape

Euro Road Trip – Day 1: Venice to Plitvice

Euro Road Trip – Day 1: Venice to Plitvice

I landed in Venice a day behind schedule. I caught a terrible flu and decided to take a day to recover. When I arrived in Venice around 10am, I hit the floor running. I met my friends at the car rental place located at the […]

Guide: 4 Days Road Trip through Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia

Guide: 4 Days Road Trip through Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia

There are so many ways to get around Europe. Out of all the ways possible, my friends and I decided to attempt our very first Europe road trip around Slovenia and dipping into parts of Italy and Croatia. Preparation: I did some research and mapped […]

Chilling in Chile: A Day of Tranquility

Chilling in Chile: A Day of Tranquility

My trip to Santiago has been action packed with little time to sleep or eat. Patty and I decided to take our last day to just unwind and relax before our evening flight back to the States. We started our morning with our first and […]

Explore Chile: Adventure Is Out There

Explore Chile: Adventure Is Out There

YAS! IT’S ADVENTURE TIME! I haven’t been this excited since my first solo trip to Europe. Today, Mauricio booked a combo excursion for us to go horseback riding and white water rafting. I’ve never done either one before and so thrilled to finally get that […]

Explore Chile: Cajon Del Maipo

Explore Chile: Cajon Del Maipo

Finally touched down in Santiago after a day of travel fiasco. My travel buddy, Patty and I scoured through the terminal to find an ATM to dispense Chilean Pesos. The arrival area was compact but still difficult to locate a working ATM. Luckily, Patty was […]

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Santiago, Chile

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Santiago, Chile

Three days is nearly not enough to spend in Santiago, Chile. There is just so much to see and do for adventure souls like me. I was planning a trip to Santiago the week of my birthday and I wanted to cross off a few […]

2 Days in Tallinn, Estonia

2 Days in Tallinn, Estonia

My first blog post EVER was about my desire to visit Estonia. Back in 2011, that would have cost me an arm and a leg. A few blog websites and 6 years later, I am finally in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. Before I go […]

A Day in Helsinki, Finland

A Day in Helsinki, Finland

I took the cruise to St. Petersburg the day I arrived into Helsinki. I didn’t explore Helsinki during my arrival. I was exhausted from the lack of sleep sitting in coach for 12 hours. I immediately checked into my airBnB and slept until 3pm. I […]

A Day in St. Petersburg, Russia

A Day in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is a spectacular city filled with architectural influences from Europe and Russia. I arrived in St. Petersburg aboard the Peters Line cruise. Sadly, my cruise couldn’t dock for 3 hours due to the weather conditions. My 8 hour tour was now cut down […]

How to Travel to Russia Without a Visa

How to Travel to Russia Without a Visa

Want to visit Russia without paying for a pricey visa? I’m here to tell you that it’s possible but there are a few guidelines. Last month, I embarked on a journey that landed me in St. Petersburg for a day. You can travel to St. […]