Solo Christmas in Amsterdam

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This past Christmas I decided to spend the holidays overseas. Well, to be honest, the decision was made in Sept. 2019, after scouring Google Flights for various itineraries that fit the dates I had vacation time. As (most) of you know, I am an educator. One of the great things about this profession is having…

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Turkish Airlines Review

On my most recent trip abroad to Egypt, I flew with Turkish Airlines. There were other options that would've gotten me to Cairo, both quicker and a tad bit cheaper, of course, but I specifically scouted an international carrier when doing my research. Reason being is that generally speaking non-American carriers provide a better economy/coach experience (in my…

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My Time in Stockholm

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When I arrived in Stockholm it was early Christmas morning. After the long flight across the Atlantic, I was bit lethargic but after getting through the airport rigamarole, the sleepiness evaded me when it hit me that I actually made it to this foreign place. The "Arlanda Express" takes you from the airport to Stockholm…

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Day Trip to Tuscany

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When I originally planned out my Euro-trip, I dreamed of all the great wines I would have. Weeks prior, when thinking about excursions, I knew it was must that I visit Tuscany. I remember hearing about their vineyards so I was more than thrilled when I found this excursion online. Kierra and I got to spend an…

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Rome, Italy

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When I think back to my time in Rome, one simple word come to mind. F to the double O-D. My tastebuds are forever grateful for the deliciousness I had, particularly in the area of pasta. There aren't enough adjectives to describe what I experienced, but I will say it was an amazing one, and…

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New Friendships in Paris

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Man, oh man. The buzzword for my time in Paris is people. It's amazing to me how I can come across the world, and manage to meet some really cool people. One of the things I love about solo travel, is that it really forces you out of your comfort zone. It pushes you to…

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