A picture of one of Amsterdam's Canals with the title of the blog post overlaying it: "Catching a cold in Amsterda."

Catching a Cold in Amsterdam

One of the worst things that can happen when you travel is getting sick. Normally, I’m pretty good at packing different types of medicine (I’m lactose intolerant so I try to be prepared for everything). I was not prepared during my last trip to Ireland/The Netherlands. I was not prepared at all. Continue reading “Catching a Cold in Amsterdam”

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The Best Free Activites In Downtown Dallas

Like most big cities in the United States, there aren’t a lot of free activities to enjoy in Downtown Dallas, Texas. The main amusements, like the Arboretum or Aquarium, include both entrance fees and parking fees. Most of Dallas’ residents spend their nights and weekends venturing out to the hundreds of bars and restaurants that make Dallas what it is. But, for those of us that enjoy not having to spend money in order to have a good time I’ve put together the following list based entirely on my opinion and time spent in Dallas: Continue reading “The Best Free Activites In Downtown Dallas”

Why I Travel Alone

It’s easier to travel alone. I don’t have to worry about other people’s needs, wants, nor worries. I can be selfish and do what I want to do, when I want to do it: Sleep a day away instead of exploring a city, or take a round trip bus trip just to avoid walking. Of course there’s more to this preference for traveling alone, another side I tend to ignore (a sadder side to some). The biggest reason I travel alone is because more often than not I don’t have anyone to go with me. Continue reading “Why I Travel Alone”