• Old Town Square Prague Czech Republic
    Czech Republic,  Europe,  Travel

    Why NOT to Visit Prague (for one day)

    I made the worst decision of my life when I decided to visit Prague for one day. If you are planning on visiting Prague, let me tell you something I wish someone had told me before… ONE DAY IS NOT ENOUGH!! You should NOT visit Prague for less than 24 hours. It’s simply not enough time. You will be left wanting to stay for another day or two, or forever five. I arrived in the capital of the Czech Republic on February 14th (aka Valentine’s Day). Anyone who knows me will tell you I’m not a romantic person, but after setting foot in Prague, I can now tell you that I do believe…

  • Essential Packing Items for Hostel Stay
    Solo Travel,  Travel,  Travel Tips

    Hostel Travel Essentials

    If you’re a female solo traveler, I’m sure you have asked yourself what to bring when you are planning to stay at a hostel. I used to be just like you — scared and confused about hostel life. (Ok, I still get nervous every time I go!) First of all, let me tell you that staying at a hostel is safe, but you should still be a smart traveler and bring a padlock. Staying at a hostel doesn’t mean compromising your beauty sleep or looks. But don’t expect to bring your entire makeup and hair styling collection either. My best advice is to bring the things that keep you feeling clean, fresh,…

  • Europe,  Germany,  Travel

    Dresden: What to See and Do on a Budget

    Dresden is easily one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. I recently visited Dresden, the capital of Saxony, and fell in love not only with the city, but with its history, and the spirit of the Dresdners. If you are traveling between Berlin and Prague, you should definitely make a stop to this incredible city that is right in the middle. Even if you are short on time (or budget like I was), the city center is small enough to walk around and get to see the most important sights in one day. I visited the city on February 13th, an important date known to locals (but unknown to me before arrival).…