Funny Stories About Being Hit On By The Dutch

Traveling alone as a female means that, whether you like it or not, you get a lot of attention. Any girl will attest that unwanted attention from men is at best, annoying, and at worst, infuriating. However, I was fascinated by how men from different cultures approach women and turned my experiences into a social experiment. […]

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10 Days in Budapest, in Photos

My train from Prague pulled into Budapest Keleti pályaudvar (Budapest Eastern railway station) on a blisteringly hot day in early August just in time for Sziget Festival (festival-specific posts coming soon). After nearly dying on a non air-conditioned ride from Berlin to Prague in similar, 37-degree weather a week prior, I insisted on booking a seat in […]

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Funny Stories About Being Hit On By The Turkish

Traveling alone as a female means that, whether you like it or not, you get a lot of attention. Any girl will attest that unwanted attention from men is at best, annoying, and at worst, infuriating. However, I was fascinated by how men from different cultures approach women and turned my annoyance/infuriance (not a word […]

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Lisbon, Madeira, and The Azores, in Photos

Lisbon I boarded Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas in at the Port of Civitavecchia, an hour west of Rome, on a hot and muggy day in early September. The plan was to spend a month on board for essentially free, taking advantage of a friend’s work perks as a First Officer. The ship was scheduled […]

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Funny Stories About Being Hit On By Hungarians

Traveling alone as a female means that, whether you like it or not, you get a lot of attention. Any girl will attest that unwanted attention from men is at best, annoying, and at worst, infuriating. However, I was fascinated by how men from different cultures approach women and turned my annoyance/infuriance (not a word […]

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A Week in Istanbul, in Photos

When I started my 2015 Euro trip, I hadn’t planned on going as far east as Istanbul. However, every traveler I met along the way who had been to Istanbul before told me that I absolutely had to go. Two months into my trip, I had made it to Split, Croatia and had a 1 week […]

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2 Visits To The Netherlands, in Photos

Amsterdam (Visit 1) Amsterdam was the first stop on my 2015 Euro trip. Before I left, I was told that Amsterdam might as well have been designed by spiders and that I should be prepared to get lost. I landed at Schiphol Airport on cool day in July, took the Intercity train into Amsterdam, and fell in […]

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