I'm often asked how and why I travel the way I do. What does that mean exactly? Let's dive in... I thrive on quick getaways, not sleeping (!), adhering to a strict agenda, and just getting up and going. And I absolutely HAVE to do it on the cheap. It sounds impractical, but for me, … Continue reading One Big FAQ: Erica, How Do You Travel?
If you've talked to anyone who has gone to Amsterdam, you've probably gathered a few assumptions about this Netherlands hotspot. And they're probably all pretty true. A few days in Amsterdam was packed with gorgeous canal views, tasty crepes, a crazy trip down to the Red Light District, a few history lessons, and of course, … Continue reading Amsterdam…It’s Exactly What You Might Expect. And It’s Awesome.
Summer isn't over yet, and that means there's still time to indulge in summer's sweetest treat - ICE CREAM! Whether you're a cone connoisseur or a bowl buff, these places in Chicago have some of the best scoops to satisfy any tastebuds: Cone This West Loop hotspot has the cutest patio to enjoy your scoop, … Continue reading Chicago: Ice Cream, You Scream! Get Your Best Scoop Now
"Why did you go to Oslo??" For some reason, that was a super common question my friend and I got when we booked our trip. The answer? It was a cheap flight to get to Europe and we had other plans for our European adventure. And guess what? That cheap flight resulted in an incredible … Continue reading OslOMG: What to See In Norway’s Capital
I love to travel. A lot. Travel costs money. Which can be a lot. HOWEVER....as a girl who buys her clothes off Amazon and waits for the 'take an additional 60% off clearance' sale, you couldn't pay me (ha) to pay full price for anything travel related. When you have a few tricks up your … Continue reading 5 Trip Tricks to Travel Cheap (eeek…say that ten times fast!)
What do you do when you've got a spare 24 hours during your European getaway? That's easy - head to Brussels! Accessible by nearly any train in central Europe, Brussels is a haven for gorgeous architecture, incredible food, and some of the nicest folks you'll encounter on your travels. Oh, and a statue of a … Continue reading Breaking Belgium