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Month: February 2016

My Top Ten Travel Necessities

My Top Ten Travel Necessities

Every traveler has that list of items they either won’t leave home without or that they are waiting with baited breath until they can buy them said items. Whether its something that gives you the comfort of home, a method of entertainment on a long trip, or just comes in handy, I have compiled a list of items that include things I won’t travel without and things I really want to invest in to aid in my travels. Keep in…

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The Best Lightweight Luggage

The Best Lightweight Luggage

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Before my big move to Manchester from Florida back in September, I decided to invest in a good set of lightweight luggage. I decided that I preferred to take a lot of clothing and even bedding with me rather than have to buy it in the UK, so I needed a luggage set that would allow me to maximize the amount of stuff I could take within the 50…

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A Definitive Ranking of England’s Grocery Stores

A Definitive Ranking of England’s Grocery Stores

I grew in the Southern USA where shopping is a pleasure because you go to Publix for all your needs and wants. ¬†Forsaking Publix with its weekly BOGOs, amazing Sub counter, and fresh-baked cookies in favor of discovering the world and living abroad still leaves me with cravings on a weekly basis, but England’s grocery stores aren’t as bad as I thought they would be. Each store has its merits and drawbacks, but overall there isn’t much that I could…

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How I Can Afford to Travel

How I Can Afford to Travel

One question I always get when I tell people of the places I have been is “how on earth did you afford that?” which is a pretty fair question. At almost 23 years old I have visited a total of 13 countries(some multiple times) and I am currently living abroad in the United Kingdom while completing my master’s degree. Now, I am not without debt from school and I have not always made the best decisions financially, but I have…

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