Is amazing! It’s one of the best traveling experiences I have had. And I would say that’s in no small part due to my wonderful traveling companion; my friend May. I’m not saying there weren’t stressful times and a few tears (normal for a long intense trip?), but she is an amazing person and great fun to travel with. So first and foremost, if you are thinking about going traveling for a month or more, think about who you are going with – do you know them well? Have you been in a stressful situation with them before? Because if you don’t know at the start, you will by the end.
I think maybe this photo is too foreboding for this subject, because all together, it was a brilliant experience, and I would recommend it to anyone, of any age. As long as you are prepared to stay in hostels, and meet lots of new people, you will have a great time.
There are however some really important safety tips I have about this, which I would have found useful on my trip. Firstly, carry a bag or backpack with strong straps. When I was in Barcelona, the second big city on our trip, I had my bag stolen. We were walking back to our apartment after a few vinos and I had a small shoulder bag across my shoulders. I suddenly noticed that I couldn’t feel the weight of the bag on my shoulder anymore, and I turned round to see a short man clutching it. As I turned round, he yanked Continue reading “Interailing in Europe”