Reasons to Visit the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Wisconsin

Reasons to Visit the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Wisconsin

I love immersing myself into other time periods and cultures, no matter where I travel. If you do too, and you like English history, then the Bristol Renaissance Faire on the Wisconsin/Illinois border is for you! The faire is 30 minutes from Milwaukee and about 50 minutes from Chicago, and it is open weekends mostly … Read More

Norway: A 1-Week Itinerary (for Non-Hikers)

Norway: A 1-Week Itinerary (for Non-Hikers)

Many countries are hard to grasp in only a week. Having only been to a couple regions, I can’t say with certainty that Norway is one of them, but I assume it is. Still, I feel this itinerary gives you a great taste of all that Norway is, in a short amount of time. This … Read More

London: A One-Week Itinerary

London: A One-Week Itinerary

This itinerary is designed for lovers of history, popular English fiction, architecture, and scones. It includes a lot of walking and using public transit, but is lighter on food recommendations (but that is easy to customize). Some of the attractions may have different opening hours depending on the day of the week; please double check … Read More

Is Dressing Like a European Really Necessary in Europe?

Is Dressing Like a European Really Necessary in Europe?

I was recently chatting with a coworker about the struggle between trying to dress to fit in in Europe vs dressing for comfort while traveling. This is something I Googled a lot before I left to study abroad in London in 2008 (it was my first international trip, and I researched every tiny detail). I … Read More