I was in London for the first terrorist attack this year at Westminster. A few tube stops away from Parliament, knee-deep in a blog post on my laptop in my West London flat, I had no idea what had happened. Until texts from my US friends started to p... Discover More..
My stay in Amsterdam was provided courtesy of RailEurope and the Conscious Hotel Vondelpark. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed in this post, are, as always, my own. If you book a room through the link for Conscious Hotel, I do get a small ... Discover More..
It was technically my third time in Paris, but only the second one I could remember. I had gone to EuroDisney when I was a child, so that memory of Paris was pretty much lost to time (and no doubt eclipsed by visuals of Mickey Mouse and photographs o... Discover More..
From "In Bruges", the Colin Farrell movie you need to see - a character describes Bruges: "How's a fairytale town not somebody's fucking thing? How can all those canals and bridges and cobbled streets and those churches, all that beautiful fucking fa... Discover More..
Thanks to Rail Europe for taking me on an amazing journey around northwestern Europe, including my new favorite city of Brussels. Though this visit was part of a press trip, all opinions below are, as always, my own. It is criminal that the number... Discover More..
The Girl on the Train “I need your passport”, the blonde train conductor commanded as the train hurtled through the Belgian countryside, halfway from Bruges to Brussels. She was looking down at the young woman with big brown eyes next to me, who was... Discover More..
I turned 28 this weekend (or as my brain keeps understanding it, T-2 to 30) and am now getting ready for one of the best birthday experiences of all time: a trip through five incredible European cities, only one of which I've ever visited before. I'm... Discover More..
It's officially May, which means your summer trip planning is probably underway (unless you're a disorganized freak like me, in which case you'll probably wander into a train station one day in June and decide you need to take off like, now). Whet... Discover More..
This post is in collaboration with Zero Grid. All thoughts and opinions are my own, and in fact, I am getting no free stuff or payment for this giveaway. The only people who might get free stuff, dear readers, are you if you enter! You might remem... Discover More..
If you've been reading this blog for a while, you know that I truly believe the dangers of travel are frequently overblown by the media (and people who have never been outside of their country). Most of it boils down to a lot of fear-inducing hype, a... Discover More..