Innsbruck and Gruner See, Austria

Travelled with: rented car from Hertz Duration of Trip: 2.5 days Overall cost of trip: $310 CAD   I spent my May 24 a little differently this year! My friends Taylor, Joonas, and I decided to rent a car and go for a road trip. Even though I don't drive, I love road trips, and I was extremely excited ...

Krems, Austria

I realized today that I never properly introduced or explained Krems! I live in Krems an der Donau, which is located in the Wachau Valley, right on the Danube River. It is mainly made up of vineyards, having of 2,243 hectares of vineyards in Krems alone. It is in Niederösterreich, which is Lower Austria. The population is around 25,000 ...

What I’ve Learned on Exchange So Far

Every so often, I get asked if I'm bored being in such a small town, like Krems. Genuinely, I would be disappointed in myself if I was. Sure, there are slower days, or days I need to sleep in (where I'm missing half the day,)  but I honestly am so accustomed to the mindset that ...

Budapest, Hungary

Travelled with: OrangeWays Bus and FlixBus Where I stayed: Danubius Health Spa Resort Helia   Duration of Trip: 2 days Overall cost of trip: $200 CAD I really couldn't have asked for a better week: I celebrated my 21st birthday, Drake dropped  his new album Views, and I spent the weekend in Budapest with my cousin Steph, and 2 of ...

Salzburg & Hallstatt, Austria

Travelled with: by car Where I stayed: Meininger hotel Duration of Trip: 2.5 days Overall cost of trip: $220 CAD Another weekend, another adventure! Austria is such a beautiful country, I'm so happy to be able to travel around and see other towns, other than Krems. This weekend, ESN (Erasmus Students Networked) offered a trip to Salzburg and ...

KAUNAS, LITHUANIA

Travelled with: Air Baltic Where I stayed: Europaroyale Hotel Kaunas  Duration of Trip: 5.5 days Overall cost of trip: majority covered by the university   HELLO FRIENDS I've been on a bit of a writing hiatus but I'm finally back to tell you about my last few trips! I've been really enjoying Krems, so when it came time for ...

Easter Week Part 4: Krakow and Zakopane, Poland

Travelled with: FlixBus Where I stayed: Hostel Yellow  Duration of Trip: 3.5 days Overall cost of trip: $210 CAD Easter was ALMOST over, so we made last minute plans to spend the weekend in Poland! After getting a multiple recommendations from family and friends, we were set out for another great trip! Taylor and I met 3 other ...

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