Oktoberfest 101

I just got back from Oktoberfest this weekend, so while the advise is fresh in my mind, I’m writing this blog post! Here are a few tips and tricks to help you enjoy Oktoberfest and most importantly stay safe. Before the Festival Getting Here: Transportation Munich public transportation is fairly easy to navigate and much…

Day Trip 1: Loch Lomond & Oban

Hi again! So this weekend I went on my first trip of the semester to Loch Lomond and Oban. I have loved getting to know Scotland and had so much fun traveling to these two “Highland” destinations. As you can see on the map below, the Highland region is everything above the red line, and…

Freshers’ Week at Edinburgh

Greetings from across the pond! After a crazy first week in Scotland, I have finally had some down time to sit down (in a cafe obviously) and write this blog post! I arrived in Edinburgh a little over a week and half ago with my mom and sister. We got to explore the city for…

Road Trip Wrap Up

Well folks, we did it! We drove all the way across the country and finally made it to Seattle, WA! We have learned so much this past week and want to pass on some tips and tricks for traveling cross-country. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at what it really takes to road trip in style:…

Not Another Study Abroad Blog

I am excited to announce that I will officially be studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland this fall! Like many of my fellow college students,  I have decided to start this section of my blog to chronicle my travels. While I was trying to decide where to study abroad, I became obsessed…

Road Trip: Day 6

On day 6 of our Road Trip Adventure, we woke up in chilly Big Sky, Montana, where it was a mere 39 degrees outside. We put our warmest sweatshirts on, loaded up the car, and got back on the road again, this time heading for Spokane, Washington. After we were reunited with our favorite road,…

Road trip:Day 5

Sorry for the late post, day 5 was just so full of adventure we feel asleep right away and didn’t have time to write. Anyways, like I said, day 5 was so much fun! We started the day in Cody, Wyoming and after an amazing breakfast at our hotel headed off to Yellowstone National Park….

Road Trip: Day 4

Greetings fans! We have passed the halfway point of our Westward journey. Today, we left Hill City, SD and headed to Wyoming! So many sights to take pictures of 🙂 We drove across the SD-WY border and into the Bighorn National Forest. After spotting some buffalo (Ali’s dream come true!), we drove over some mountains…

Road Trip: Day 3

On day 3, we woke up in Sioux Falls ready to go (changing time zones can do that for you). This day was jam-packed with awesome stops. Check out our photos! Okay, Ali was ready to go, but Tori was a little sleepy this morning 🙂 Once we got on the road, we made out…

Road Trip: Day 2

Day 2 of our road trip has been a great one! We started the day in Toledo, Ohio and traveled through Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, ending up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This was a very long but fun day. With plenty of car sing-along songs (seriously check out our playlist, it rocks) as…

Road Trip: Day 1

Day 1 of our road trip started promptly at 6:00 AM when we left Massachusetts and headed West. After a couple of bathroom breaks, driver switches, and Starbucks stops, we made it to Niagara Falls around 2:00! Below are some photos from the first leg of our journey (keep scrolling down to see some videos!)…

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Road Trip

First off, I have had so much fun this summer! I just finished up my 10 week internship at Wayfair, and am about to start on a new summer adventure… a cross-country road trip with my sister Ali! For those of you who don’t know her, Ali is my older sister and my best friend!…