I’ve had a lot of people ask me the same question ever since I decided that I would do a solo backpacking trip in Europe—“So, how much is this going to cost?” Overall, the trip cost me just a little bit over $3,100. I feel that I budgeted pretty well and was very conscious of […]
Despite my best efforts, I overpacked. It wasn’t super noticeable for the first half of my trip but I was starting to get tired of packing and repacking too many things by the end of it. I will admit that the different climate zones I traveled in did require different kinds of clothes, but I […]
I’m sitting in an ergonomic-looking orange chair in the international terminal of SFO, waiting for my flight to London. I’m with my dad, who will be leaving for Malaysia within the hour. It’s nice to have a bit of familiar company before I embark on a solo backpacking trip across six European countries.