First Time Overseas: Central Europe

First Time Overseas: Central Europe

Someone recently told me that I get the most out of my travels. It’s true and agree 100%! I want to say “I don’t know what it is”, but I do. As I expand my travels out further and further, as like every other traveler, something happens within. You grow, you change for the better, your perspective on life improves, and honestly, you are practically immune to negativity. It would be ethnically...

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CouchSurfing with a Proud Hungarian

CouchSurfing with a Proud Hungarian

CouchSurfing in Budapest, Hungary not only made my stay feel more like I was a Hungarian, but I learned more about the culture and history as well as made budget travel far more possible. Although my trust barrier was taken down a notch for the site, I still have a personal filter on who I chose to have me as a guest. As for Budapest, I was welcomed into the home of a proud, older Hungarian...

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Three Nights In Budapest

Three Nights In Budapest

So I sit here on my first train overseas in learning mode. What I mean by this is being positive about my complete confusion on how things work over here not to exclude language barrier obstacles. I’ve got to look back and laugh at trying to buy a bus ticket at the wrong place at the airport, my confusion on ticket and towel rentals at the Szechenyi baths, losing directions in a not so...

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Is It Wrong to Travel?

Is It Wrong to Travel?

Here I sit, at the airport once again, ready to set off on another adventure. In the past few days, in preparation for the next two weeks backpacking in Central Europe, I seldomly asked myself if I had made the right choice in taking this trip. After all, I did take two weeks to visit, Yellowstone Country and the Dutch Caribbean six months ago. Been pulled to the side at work about my “excess”...

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