Paris and Nice, France

JAY Z WAS RIGHT ABOUT THIS PLACE. Paris lived up to every expectation. I'm pretty sure every kid owned a t-shirt with an eiffel tower on it, or took French at some point, or just dreamed about France. Well, I did. And now I'm here. Sim and I flew from Naples to Paris on July ...

Venice, Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Italy

Hello old friends! Me again! It has been A WHILE since I wrote about my final trips! But I finally have my laptop back and I am ready to goooooooo! I finished my last exam at IMC Krems on June 23rd, and left the same day for Italy. I was backpacking from June 23rd and ...

Faro, Lagos, Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal

I'M SO EXCITED WRITING THIS POST BECAUSE HOW GOOD THIS TRIP WAS. This hands down has to be one of my favourite trips! Personally, I think this was one of the best trips because I planned it and travelled solo! If you asked me 4 months ago if I'd ever go on a trip by myself, ...

Munich, Germany

Travelled with: FlixBus Where I stayed: A&O Hostel  Duration of Trip: 2 days Overall cost of trip: $200 CAD Being so close to Germany, I figured it was finally time to pay the country a visit! On Thursday, May 26, my friend Sara and I travelled to Munich, Germany for the weekend. To be completely honest, the only ...

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 ...

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