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Love and Lambs in the Lake District // Our Perfect 4 Day Romantic Lake District Break

An old stone wall stretching across a field in the Lake District, UK

From gorgeous hikes to cute hideaway cafes, now is the perfect time to take a romantic Lake District break. There has never been a time in the last few years of living in the UK where I haven’t wanted to go to the Lake District. With its rolling hills and lakes covered in mist, there really is no place that epitomizes the United Kingdom better. And yet somehow, it kept not happening. Like, I would keep looking at hotels and sticking in dates but then never actually taking the leap and booking a stay. I would see other people’s posts on their blogs and social media and think to myself:...

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Lazing Around Lisbon // A First-Timers Lazy Itinerary for 4 Days in Lisbon

Addie staring out across Lisbon from a viewpoint

Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! A few years ago, Lisbon would have classified as an off-the-beaten-track destination. But nowadays, it’s one of the most trendy cities to visit in Europe. Going into my 4 days in Lisbon (on a longer, two week trip through Portugal), I was told time and time again how much I would love Lisbon. For the most part, I definitely believed what I was being told. But I was also worried that it was...

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Ogling Obidos // Magical Things to Do in Obidos, Portugal in Two Days

Ogling Obidos // Magical Things to Do in Obidos, Portugal in Two Days

Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! The second I saw a picture of the medieval walled city of Obidos, Portugal I knew that I had to go. So after an amazing two days in Aveiro, it was time to set off to the next small Portuguese city that was calling my name. Going between two smaller cities more often visited as day trips from Porto and Lisbon meant several connections and a multiple-hour train journey that would have only taken...

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10 Products That Will Change Your Life When You Backpack Europe

Europe backpacking gear flatlay

Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! Backpacking Europe is the classic college student trip, and for good reason. Europe is easy to travel, relatively inexpensive if you do it right, and straight up amazing. Whether you’re doing a semester study abroad in Europe and have a few weeks of break or are taking the whole summer to backpack Europe, you’re sure to have an amazing time. Of course, living out of a backpack probably isn’t...

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10 Delightful Things to Do in Aveiro, Portugal in Two Days

A canal in Aveiro at sunset

Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of these links I will receive a small commision at no extra cost to you. Aveiro, Portugal is an absolutely beautiful little city just a 40 minute train ride from Porto. Because of this, it’s a popular day trip from Porto. But if you want to dedicate a little bit more time to the colorful city, then there are more than enough things to do in Aveiro, Portugal to occupy your time. In an attempt to either convince you to spend the night in Aveiro or provide you with information if you already have, I decided to...

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Addie in Obidos, Portugal

Hi, I’m Addie!

Two years ago, I moved across the pond from small-town Illinois to the UK to attend university. Now I’m doing my best to see as much of Europe as I can while I’m here.

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