Why You Should Always Try to Book Hotels Directly

As a self-proclaimed travel addict and globe trotter, I’d like to think that I’ve gotten quite good at booking affordable accommodations for trips. For the last 5 years that I’ve been traveling across Europe, I’ve consistently found quality hotels, hostels or Airbnbs at reasonable prices and in ideal locations. I[…]

6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling – Infographic

It can be very challenging to keep your health in mind and stay fit while on vacation. I know it’s the last thing I think about when I’m heading to a new place – I’m generally too excited seeing all the sights, trying all the food and (let’s face it)[…]

Best Restaurants & Bars in Barcelona, According to Expats & Locals

When you come to Barcelona, it is easy to get lured into the tourist traps in search of the perfect paella or sangria. Unfortunately, this generally means you get low-quality, overpriced food and drinks, and you will leave feeling disappointed rather than satisfied. There are plenty of amazing restaurants in[…]

The Ultimate Guide to Barcelona: A City that Inspires

Paella, tapas, sangria, and parties that continue until the morning light… Barcelona is known worldwide as one of the most beautiful, culturally rich cities in Europe, with flocks of tourists coming to visit every year. In fact, almost 18 million people visited Catalonia (the region where Barcelona is located) in[…]

12 Tips for Staying in a Hostel

Are you traveling to Europe on a budget, but feeling a bit uneasy about staying in a hostel? Don’t worry! There’s a first time for everything, and if you go in prepared and knowing what to expect, you’ll come out having enjoyed or even loved staying in a hostel! In[…]