How to Explore the Amalfi Coast on a Tiny, Tiny Budget

I was the master of surviving on a budget. In June 2017, when I embarked on my giant post-college-graduation-bucket-list trip, I had barely $700 to my name. At one point, I kid you not, I ran out of money - I had 5€ on hand, $7.30 in my bank account (the ATM withdrawal minimum is 20€), [...]

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Monaco

After my 2-day stint in Nice, I took an mid-day train eastward to Monaco for a night. The  hotels in Monte-Carlo are really pricey, but thankfully if you move slightly outside of the tiny country into the neighboring French area, hotel prices go down significantly. On Expedia, I found a fantastic hotel called Hotel Victoria [...]

The Calm Before the Storm

Now that the chaos of graduation has subsided, I've finally settled back into old tempos: cat naps in my old bedroom, fresh Connecticut air on my evening walks, trips to the local pizzeria for lunch. In the meantime, I've begun planning out the details of my summer trip, as well as packing up all of my stuff [...]