Attending Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Bavarian Heaven in the Hacker Tent
Bavarian Heaven in the Hacker Tent

You know it’s been on your bucket list for years. You’ve been dreaming about large beers, brass bands playing oompah music, and pretzels as big as your head. It sounds like a great time but you heard it’s hard to get into tents and it’s crowded and maybe next year you’ll finally look into it. Well Oktoberfest 2015 just ended so if you want to go next year you should start planning now! I was there this year and it was such an incredible experience that we’re talking about going next year. Here are some tips I’ve learned first-hand while attending Oktoberfest that can help you in your planning. Continue reading “Attending Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany”

Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

With Shark Week upon us, I thought it would be a good time to share my experience with seeing Great White Sharks. When I was in South Africa a few summers ago I knew that I wanted to see sharks and started planning how to go about doing that. Hopefully some of my pictures and planning will be helpful for you if you decide to go on a similar adventure.

You know what that is!
You know what that is!

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Tortuga Backpack Review

I took a trip to Europe last November and arrived early in the morning to the beautiful city Bruges, Belgium to explore the canals and medieval buildings. Since it was so early there were not many people out and I felt like I had the city all to myself. This made me feel even worse when the serene silence of the morning was shattered by the clap, clap, clap of my rolling suitcase on the centuries old cobblestone streets. At that moment not only did I feel like a stupid tourist but I also decided then and there that I needed to find a better way to travel smarter and pack lighter for future trips.

Rolling your suitcase over these streets is loud and annoying
Rolling your suitcase over these streets is loud and annoying

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