9 countries and two continents for under $3,000? Yes, you read that correctly! Here are 13 of the best ways to travel on a budget, all coming from personal experience.
A week ago, the weather was so warm. Definitely in the 20s (Before you call me crazy, I’m talking Celsius here). The sun definitely made its presence known, demanding us to peel off our morning layers one-by-one. I was wishing I had worn shorts or a dress. It was toasty. I laid out in the [...]
We arrived in Madrid last Monday after our weekend in Portugal. Since we still had Tuesday left of our Carnaval holiday, we chose to stay the night and explore Madrid the next day. It seemed like a good idea. I wanted to visit Madrid to say that I visited Madrid, but I really didn't have [...]
When I prepared for my study abroad trip, I knew that my walk with the Lord would look different here. I would be taking in a lot of new experiences, and I would be miles away from my intimate community back in Stevens Point. I was aware of these things, I was optimistic, and I [...]
Week three has been an incredible one, filled with many fun adventures and experiences. Rather than writing a personal reflection, I thought I would focus more on the things that took place this week. Monday, as always, was my "light" day of the week. I only had two classes, each an hour long, so I [...]
Two weeks done. It feels surreal. I have found so much comfort and consistency in my home here that it feels like I could have been here for months already. At the same time, the days pass by so quickly. It's hard to believe I'm already beginning week three. The past week or so again, was filled with [...]
One week ago, I was waking up early to enjoy one last breakfast with my mom and brother. I was finishing up some last-minute packing and beginning my four-hour car ride to Chicago. A few hours later, my dad and my sister would drop me off at the airport, sending me off on the adventure [...]