Tips for Surviving Carnival in Trinidad Playin’ mas, i.e. participating in carnival, has been on my bucket list for a while. I was finally able to cross off carnival as done in February 2020 when I went to Trinidad for carnival. As a first-timer, I knew there was a lot I did not know. Therefore, […]
At the beginning of 2020, I published my travel bucket list for the year. On that list, I stated that I wanted to visit at least one winery or vineyard per month. I was off to a great start, having spent the first week of the year visiting approximately 20 wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms […]
Are you thinking of attending carnival with a partner? Valentine’s Day is here and the first major carnival of the year, Trinidad Carnival 2020 is around the corner. If you are thinking of taking a carnival baecation, this blog is for you. Baecations are a popular type of vacation that involves travelling with your spouse […]
My Favourite Tips/Hacks for Travelling on a Budget So you would like to start travelling but you can’t afford a luxury vacation? I consider myself a budget traveller who occasionally allows herself some luxury. However, I have a lot of experience hopping around Europe on a tight budget. Here are some of my tips and […]
Juleen’s (Mostly) Travel Bucket List for 2020 What do most people do at the end (and beginning) of each year? We reflect on our achievements, our shortfalls and determine what and how we would like to do better in the next year. Hit the gym, eat healthier, spend more time with friends and family are […]
Me: Bonjour! Parlez anglais? Person: Oui/Yes Me: Awesome *switches to English* *conversation in English* Me: Great! Grazie! I mean Thanks… I mean Merci *walks off embarrassed* This was basically the format of every conversation I had the first time I went to Belgium, from the person at the Tourist Information Office to random strangers on […]
Read the story about how I tried to avoid a potentially stressful situation and ended up in an even more stressful situation and missed my train in Rome.
My favourite things about Malta were the beaches, boat rides and the public transportation. Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE the beach and the boat rides really added to my experience. I was able to learn so much about the country and its history while seeing the islands from another from another angle. Maltese public transportation is one of the best I have experienced. It is quite efficient and easy to figure out.
The “Florence of the South”, Lecce isn’t the most well-known Italian city but it is worth a visit! Check out what you can do if you find yourself in or nearby Lecce.
Located in the Puglia region of Italy, Lecce was my home for 3 weeks in August 2016. Lecce isn’t one of the first places that you think of when you think Italy but it is well worth a visit!
Learn about my time in Lecce and things to do there.