Apps to Download Before Going Abroad

Are you constantly stumped by currency conversions? Wish your maps app worked even when your data is turned off? Consider these eight apps to download before going abroad. They'll make your life infinitely easier as you make your way around the w... Read More

Contiki European Vista: What Should I Pack?

Packing for my Contiki European Vista was such a huge undertaking for me! I had never been on such an extensive international trip, and I really only had about two weeks to get everything together. Here's everything I know about packing for Conti... Read More

Contiki European Vista Day 22: Back to the Start

May 23, 2014 I woke up this morning on tour for the last time. My arms, legs and heart felt heavy as I packed up my trusty Osprey pack, and headed downstairs to breakfast. Here, I had one more meal with the greatest people I've ever met, sans Canada... Read More

Contiki European Vista Day 19: St. Goar, Rhine Valley

May 20, 2014 We woke up early to another delicious included breakfast at our hotel in Prague, Ibis Praha Mala Strana, before jumping back onto the bus for another half-day on the coach. After lunch at yet another rest stop, we rolled into St. Goa... Read More

Contiki European Vista Day 16: Bittersweet Symphonies

May 17, 2014 Another amazing breakfast this morning at the Comfort Hotel Munich Ost. I've gotta say, Eastern Europe definitely knows where it's at when it comes to breakfast. Bacon, eggs, sausage, biscuits...the works. After breakfast, we hit the... Read More

Contiki European Vista Day 13: Hop-fer-gerten

May 14, 2014 This morning we said arrivederci to Italy, as we left Venice and headed towards Austria. My bruise had popped up overnight, and I freaked out when I caught a glimpse of it in the mirror of the hotel room. I'll spare you the photo her... Read More