Getting a bank account in a new country can be difficult. You have to prove a bunch of documents, somehow prove your current address, and get lucky enough that the bank thinks your documents are sufficient. Well, there’s an easy way to have banking now with new online banks. You just have to apply, put … Continue reading Banking in Ireland (and the EU!)
After the third night in the San Juan canyon we decided we needed to leave. Augustin had gotten pricked by a rusty fence and was paranoid about tetanus. What made him even more worried was in case of an emergencia what were we to do? Wait for a jeep and spend 2 hours getting to … Continue reading Leaving the Jungle
I flew to Australia dec 26th and landed dec 28th (yay long flights and time changes!).the next day I went straight to this festival in the bush with some of my friends and their friends. It was hard to get used to the sun, get used to the time change, and used to the culture. … Continue reading Throwback: First Days in Australia
November 14th, 2016 Time is ticking. I have roughly 6 weeks left in Europe and only 3 more trips in the work with the possibility of a few day trips. So, right now I'm in Poland. It is always nice getting out of Italy, and I start to forget the annoying ways of Italians. Poles … Continue reading My Weekend in Krakow
Before I started my journey abroad my employer loaned me some of his old Rick Steves travel guide DVD's. They were fairly outdated, but I still watched and laughed at how dorky they were. My grandma owns the Rick Steves travel Italy book and she swears that it is the best. My mom suggested I … Continue reading Rick Steves is Awesome!
I have Wednesday afternoons off, so I decided to use my time to explore the nearby city of Como. It's roughly 43 kilometers from Milan and takes about half an hour by train. Como is home to a natural Y-shaped lake at the very base of the Alps. It's the largest city on the lake … Continue reading Como, Italy
Traveling to a new city isn't always the easiest thing, especially if their language and culture is very different than from what you are used to. I've travelled to a lot of different cities and began to form a quick pre-departure plan. Step 1 Download the city and surrounding area on google maps. This allows … Continue reading Steps to Visiting a New City