Saturday, June 24, 2017

Guest Post: An Outside of Ordinary Vacation

Are you a planner or do you prefer to go with the flow? Traveling is lots of fun but can also be tiring and stressful. Please read Lori's story on how she let go of her need to plan for their recent trip to Maine and ended up having a wonderful time just embracing her surroundings and what the day offered them.

My trip to California in Pictures

Have you ever seen the movie "The Holiday"? Well, I feel like I have been living it a little. My friend had to go back to Hungary for a couple weeks so we made a deal that I would come to California to house and job sit for her. I left Monday afternoon, my first flight was out of this cute...

We made it! Hello from Hungary – DAY 1!

Hello from Budapest! We made it to Hungary, YAY! The trip went really well, it was smooth and ....well..not fast, it took us almost 25 hours all together but we can't complain. Except for one thing: HOW TO GET BEAT UP BY YOUR OWN LUGGAGE 101: Step 1: After measuring packed luggage leave it in bathroom for the night Step 2: Sleep only...

Fulbright Program – Research/Study Abroad

Goal: "To increase mutual understanding between people of the U.S. and people of other countries through exchange." The other day I went to listen to a Fulbright Scholarship presentation and it really grabbed my attention. Unfortunately, to apply I would have to be a US citizen, so I am out, but I thought there might be some people out there...

Telepoem Booth – Just Dial and Listen

Have you ever walked down the street before and all of a sudden was surprised when your eyes caught an old phone booth? They kind of sneak up on you. It is not that common to see a phone booth hanging out on the streets anymore (especially in a fairly good condition) and it is even less common to see someone use it. Except...

Become more and grow as a person: spend money on experiences, instead of things…

I truly believe that I am who I am because I got a chance to travel and see more of the world. Obviously, sport had a lot to do with shaping my personality, but seeing other cultures, meeting people with different backgrounds changes our way of thinking and how we look at things forever. I never want to stop experiencing,...

Chicago, Summer of 2015

Chicago was one of our first city stops at the beginning of this summer when my sister visited from Hungary...Chicago is a must see and we really wanted to make sure that she spends a couple days there with us. Even though we thought 3 days would be a good amount of time to spend in the Windy City, we unfortunately...

Everyone has that one travel story – Part 1

Phew...It is time to write about our trip to Europe. You know how everyone has that one travel story, well here is ours... Itinerary : Phoenix  Washington  Brussels  Stockholm We left from Arizona at 2 am in the morning. We didn't sleep the night before because we were packing, doing last minute laundry (of course) and since we had to leave at 2 am we...

Did you know? The Meaning behind the color of your passport! – Article from todayonline.com

Every passport in the world is said to feature a varying shade of either red, green, black or blue... BY SOO KIM features@mediacorp.com.sg PUBLISHED: 4:15 AM, MARCH 10, 2016 UPDATED: 10:31 AM, MARCH 10, 2016 LONDON — Have you ever wondered why your passport is red, while others are the colours that they are? Okay, probably not. Nevertheless, there is much more to it than you might...

Tourists’ guide to tipping

Eeek...wrong tipping can cause some uncomfortable conversations and can result in looks that burn a hole in the back of your head...especially in foreign countries where you don't know what you are doing...and trust me you don't wanna piss off some crazy Hungarian taxi drivers :) Well...  It is always nice to know what the rules and expectations are in the...

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