• The Best of Split, Croatia

    A city of marble along the sunny Dalmatian Coast, Split is widely-known for it’s beauty and rich history. Filled with adventure, shopping, gorgeous views and delectable cuisine, Split should be high on every traveler’s bucket list. Although it’s true that there’s more to see in Split in the summer months, many of the city’s best attractions can be enjoyed in the off-season as well, and for a much cheaper price. As someone who’s been lucky enough to visit Split in multiple seasons, please enjoy my suggestions of what to do, see and eat in Split, Croatia. For a guide to some basic Croatian, see my post How to See Dubrovnik in…

  • The Ultimate Interlaken Itinerary

    Although definitely not easy to navigate on a budget, Interlaken remains one of the most stunning destinations I’ve been lucky enough to visit. A tiny Swiss town surrounded on all sides by towering mountains and sparkling blue lakes, Interlaken is Europe’s extreme sport capital and home to every outdoor activity you could possibly imagine. If you are a study abroad student thinking of visiting Interlaken, I would highly recommend booking your weekend trip through Bus2alps. With so many activities to chose from, it can be very useful to have knowledgeable guides ready to help you at the drop of a hat. Keep scrolling for a list of my favorite budget…

  • What to Do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Our last leg of our two-week journey was spent exploring the adventurous side of Thailand in Chiang Mai. We spent four perfect days in the North filled with elephant snuggles, homemade noodle soups, Thai cabaret shows and more shopping than any of our suitcases could take. Although I had a spot of bad luck when I sprained my ankle at the elephant sanctuary, we were still able to see some of the best that the city had to offer. Here’s how we spent an unforgettable four days in Chiang Mai! Useful Thai Phrases and General Tips for Visiting Thailand For a quick lesson on some basic Thai phrases and some…

  • A Beginner’s Guide to the Amalfi Coast

    As one of Italy’s most stunning treasures, the Amalfi Coast is home to sparkling blue waters, colorful cliffside towns, ice-cold Limoncello and all the delicious Italian food you could eat. However, as wonderful as it is to visit Amalfi, it’s not as easy as it sounds. There are many different towns and islands to see while on the coast and traveling between them can be anything but easy. Read on to find your complete beginner’s guide to seeing the best of the Amalfi Coast. How to Get There One of the most difficult parts of vacationing on the Amalfi Coast is figuring out how to get there! The easiest route…