I had no idea how to plan for expenses during my 3-month backpacking trip through Europe a few years ago. I had worked a seasonal job in Alaska and the better part of a year serving coffee in order to save for it and didn’t want it to go to waste. Here are a few […]
Switzerland is hands-down the most beautiful place I’ve ever been. I was lucky enough to hear about the little hamlet of Lauterbrunnen, a short drive/train ride from Interlaken in the center of Switzerland, and had to investigate for myself.
It’s nearly impossible to fall asleep on this bus. The hazardously rough roads make my teeth chatter despite the 90 degree heat, and I jar awake every few minutes, catching air on the numerous speed bumps.
Women nursing babies while walking down the street, clusters of ne’er-do-wells gesturing fingers to their mouths and offering weed, men staring unabashedly, thunder that shakes the entire hostel, savory street food wafting through town with a hint of salty ocean air.