Hostels vs. Hotels

How do you choose between a hostel, hotel, guesthouse, or B&B? Chances are, if you have traveled abroad, you have asked yourself this very question.  You may factor in price, location, and your age.  So, what are the big differences between you options for accommodations and how do you choose what's right for you? Hotels … Continue reading Hostels vs. Hotels

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are located on Ireland's west coast, in a area called the Burren in County Clare.  Burren means "great rock" and this area is packed full of limestone.  You will see many pictures with limestone throughout this post. I booked my day trip with Lally Tours out of Galway.  It cost me … Continue reading The Cliffs of Moher

People to People (my #TBT)

People to People was when I first traveled internationally. The trips are usually 3 weeks long, and many include traveling through many different countries. For my experience, we visited France, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy. We had a group of 40 high schoolers from the CNY area, along with four teachers who acted as our leaders. … Continue reading People to People (my #TBT)

Scotland

I once described Scotland as the one place I didn’t know I always wanted to visit. I decided to travel to Scotland out of convenience. When I was planning my solo trek, I literally said “Well, I guess I’ll visit Scotland since I’m already in the area.” I wish I had done more research before … Continue reading Scotland