Travel tips (for summer adventures) with Angelica

(based on experience) Since embarking on my great European summer adventure in 2015, I experienced many learning curves and have come up with a list of tips for future reference. Some of them are silly, others a touch more serious, but all helpful, handy and important. I hope this helps you with your next adventure! Pack a …

5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is The Way To Go

When I was younger (we're talking like 4 years ago here), I never pictured myself as the type of person to take on the world solo. I never imagined exploring cities and crossing countries on my own. I sort of always figured that travelling was something that I'd always do with someone else. I mean, …

From Hotels to Hostels – why paying less gets you so much more

Before this year, I never considered a hostel as an accommodation option when traveling. As pretentious as this is going to sound, I had really only considered hotels as the solitary way to go. Boy was I wrong (and I admit, sheltered). I was naïve to the backpacking scene. I am now a 100% supporter …

Summer Highlights

My summer adventure is over. No more flights, overnight busses, overnight trains, ferries, sleeping on public transport, sleeping at airports, sleeping in hostel dorms with 9 other people.. for now. Of course, without a single doubt in my mind, it has been the greatest summer of my life and I wouldn’t have done it differently …

The 5 weeks of waiting is over!

After wearing the same pair of pants for a week straight (beer spills and all), after sharing clothes and toiletries with friends, after walking around in Havaianas 4 days straight in the rain, after nearly wearing my bra to shreds, after having to buy new clothes (££€€) for both seasons (damn you UK!), after having …

The Great European Summer Adventure (GESA?) – the travellers community and what’s up next

The great european summer adventure (GESA?) has officially begun - 3 weeks in - and so far it's been unreal. Travelling on my own has been such a liberating experience. Me being me, I had some stresses before I left Madrid, with no sure reason as to why I was actually stressing. I've travelled countless times …