Ljubljana and Bled, Slovenia

Travelled with: OBB Train from Krems Where I stayed: Hostel Vrba & Castle Hostel  Duration of Trip: 2.5 days Overall cost of trip: $210 CAD This weekend, 7 exchange students and I set out for a trip to Slovenia. Slovenia was one of the countries at the top of my list and that I looked forward to exploring ...

Bratislava, Slovakia 

Travelled with: OBB Train from Krems Where I stayed: Possonium Hostel  Duration of Trip: 1.5 days Overall cost of trip: $80 CAD WHEN ON EXCHANGE...I have the absolute luxury of having an easy going schedule that allows me to travel during the week. It's incredible! I have class Monday, Tuesday, and Friday this week so I decided to take ...

Prague, Czech Republic

Travelled with: FlixBus Where I stayed: My brother's friend, who is working in the city for a year Duration of Trip: 2.5 days Overall cost of trip: $120 CAD Time to cross my first major city off my 2016 bucket list!! This weekend, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Prague, Czech Republic with my roommate, Taylor ...

Induction Week

HELLO! It's been awhile since I last wrote but it's been super busy and exciting here! This past week was Induction Week and I met a majority of the exchange students and got to know campus. Induction Week Induction Week in Krems was VERY different than at Laurier, or any university in Canada or the US. ...

Welcome to Krems

Guten Morgen! I've been in Krems for almost 3 full days now and I think I've figured the town out! It's pretty easy to find your way around and everything is connected. Today my Dad and I ventured out to Stein and Forthof which are connecting towns (or even small villages) in Krems an der Donau. Because ...

Good Morning, Krems!

I am SO excited that I'm writing a blog post from AUSTRIA! I have been planning and waiting for this since Summer 2014, so life is so surreal right now. I've only been here a few days but absolutely no complaints. Here's what's been happening recently: I arrived in Vienna, Austria on Thursday, February 11th ...

Pre-departure: 1 week to go!

"The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun." Christopher McCandless It's unreal that it's ...

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