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    Europe Travel

    Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle: The Ultimate Guide

    Whether you’re a long-time Disney fan or simply a sceptic looking for a day trip from Munich, visiting Neuschwanstein Castle is usually on everyone’s list. Unfortunately, actually organizing a visit to the castle is a little bit more complicated than it might seem, which is why I decided to create this guide! I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Neuschwanstein Castle twice now, and have figured out all of the ins and outs along the way. So let’s get started! How to Get to Neuschwanstein Castle Getting to Neuschwanstein Castle is actually surprisingly easy, though it may take a little bit of time if you’re coming from further afield. Neuschwanstein is…

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    Europe Travel

    Nuremberg Christmas Market 2021 Guide: Things to do, What to Eat, and What to Buy

    2020 Update: Unfortunately, the Nuremberg Christmas Market has been canceled this year – but it’s never too late to start planning for 2021! Often touted as the oldest Christmas market in the world, and with plenty of unique traditions, Nuremberg Christmas Market is one of those things that makes it onto everyone’s bucket list. And for good reason. With a plethora of unique traditions you won’t find anywhere else, and the smell of Lebkuchen and Wurst wafting through the air, it’s the perfect place to spend a few days getting into the Christmas spirit! This guide is absolutely packed to the brim with information about Nuremberg Christmas Market, the other…

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    Europe Travel

    Regensburg Christmas Markets 2021 Guide: Where to Go, What to Eat, and What to Buy

    2020 Update: Unfortunately, the Regensburg Christmas Markets have all been cancelled this year – but it’s never too early to start planning for 2021! The Katherinenspital Christmas Market in Regensburg has also gone online 🙂 Tiny, winding alleyways. Colorful houses. A gothic cathedral overlooking it all. Regensburg, Germany is an amazing place to visit any time of year. But visit for the Regensburg Christmas Markets and you’ll be in for an extra special treat! Whether it’s sipping glühwein in the main market or experiencing the romance at the Thurn & Taxis Castles Christmas Market, Regensburg has a Christmas market for everyone. The town of Regensburg is small and compact, as…

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    The Best Food Markets in Europe

    I don’t know if you’ve figured this out yet or not, but I absolutely love eating when I travel. This isn’t really a new thing. What is a little bit more recent, however, is my love for food markets. After visiting Copenhagen Street Food and the Rotterdam Markthall this spring, all I can think of is finding even more awesome food markets. In order to do that, I decided to compile a list of all of the best food markets in Europe. So, without further ado, here they are – brought to you by probably every travel blogger on the internet! In case you’re looking for something in particular, here’s…

  • Solo travel isn't always what bloggers will have you believe. Even though it can be incredibly empowering, it can also get really learning. Learn more about the realities of solo travel in this post: 7 things I learned on my first ever solo trip.
    Europe Travel,  Solo Female Travel

    7 Things I Learned on My First Ever Solo Trip

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]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! I’m not going to lie. My first ever solo trip was not the most amazing thing I’ve ever done. So many blogs will tell you that traveling solo is the single best thing you can do. That you’ll have amazing experiences you would never be able to have if you were traveling with companions. That you’ll grow exponentially as a person. I didn’t experience that. In…

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    A Two Week Eurail Itinerary // Paris, Swizterland, and Germany

    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! If you’ve been reading my blog for the past few months, you’ll know that this March I spent two weeks traveling around Europe during my spring break. Without a doubt, one of the best things about moving to Scotland has been the ability to travel to Europe so frequently, easily, and – most importantly – cheaply. I really took advantage of that during these two weeks. While I’ve mostly wrapped up my…