Category: Ramblings & Advice

Guest Post: 7 Travel Tips for Europe That You Need to Know

Every smart traveler understands the importance of proper planning before going on an overseas journey. There are always those common steps one must follow before jetting out of the country, such as getting a valid visa; and there are those simple yet vital tips that are always overlooked.

If you’re planning a trip to Europe, just know you’re not alone- according to the United Nations world tourism organization, over 670 million international tourists visited Europe in 2017. A higher number was even recorded in 2018 due to the 2018 World Cup held in Russia. With that said, here are the … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Guest Posts, Ramblings & Advice

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Your 1-Week Trip to France for Under $1200

European vacations are definitely a luxury, but they’re not as expensive as people make them out be be. And the best part is that the more you save on each trip, the more money you have to put other places – whether it be bills or another vacation! So if you’ve ever wanted to eat pain au chocolat on the Champs-Elysees while gazing at the lights of the Eiffel Tower, then you can make that easier by following budget-saving tips.

So let me break it down for you, because visiting France isn’t and doesn’t have to be super expensive.

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Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in Ramblings & Advice
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Using MAPS.ME to Navigate

When I had an iPod Touch sans data, the free MAPS.ME app was a blessing. MAPS is an offline map application. All you have to do is download an area map (for example, Washington, DC; Paris; Aslace) and then you can view it on the go without needing data. It’s so much greener than using paper maps and it’s all stored easily on your phone or mobile device.

MAPS has made some recent updates that have made the app even better, including adding markers with different colours and having offline navigation. Even though I have a Smartphone now, it’s so … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Ramblings & Advice
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