travel: hotel vs. airbnb

During our 17-day trip to Europe, we had the opportunity to stay in both hotels and also in an airbnb listing. If you are not familiar with airbnb, it’s a website designed to help you find apartments to rent out wherever you go, in a safe, certified way. You get options of renting out a room, or a full place to yourself. Although I probably don’t have nearly enough airbnb experience to judge it so quickly, I have enough travel and life experience to make some conclusions. Continue reading

Venice: travel colourfully to Burano

Travelling to Venice is much more than just the main set of islands. What many people don’t know, is that there are a few other very interesting islands just a mere 7,5Euro away. From Venice it’s possible to visit Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Murano is (apparently) tourist-infested as much as Venezia, and the prices for the glass pieces are raked high for authenticity and convenience, where as Torcello doesn’t have much to offer due to its population of 17 people. Continue reading

travel: what to pack in your carry-on, and more

Summer is the perfect time for travel, especially if you prefer hot weather and if you’re a student.

Colombia

Going on vacation, a business trip, or just any travelling, usually requires some amount of packing whether you go for a day, a week, or a year. Packing, as some of you may know, is a task that requires quite some time, whether you’re fashion obsessed or not. Through my experiences of flying twice a month in my previous career, I was able to come up with a few words of advice. Continue reading