Morocco: The Best 10 Things I Packed

1. The Sandals These deserve to go first because I love them so much. They’re Skechers (easy on the wallet) They feel like a yoga mat They’re light I can work for 8 hours or walk for 12 hours in them They match everything Airport security is a breeze! 2. The Hand Wipes / Makeup…

Morocco: One Weekend, One Backpack

For a weekend in the beach town of Asilah, packing extra light was my goal. I wanted to make use of a little backpack from Fez instead of my standard one, but I’m an over-packer and over-preparer so it was a challenge. Here are five tips for smarter, lighter packing: Pack with Friends My roommate…

Houston, We Have a Problem

Until 2pm yesterday I had fully intended to skip the ‘packing’ entry. Every travel blog I’ve ever read (and that’s a lot) has had a packing entry, and they all say the same thing. “Start packing as early as possible and keep lists to prevent forgetfulness, research what familiar products might not be available in…

Study Abroad 101

Well, it’s finally about that time. My finals are just around the corner and by this time next week I’ll officially be finished with my study abroad semester and spending 2 more weeks traveling around Europe before coming back to the States. With that being said, I’ve thought a lot about what to tell people…

UK: Up, Up, and Away

Today is the day. FINALLY. I am Scotland bound. Bring it on, bagpipes. I’m ready. First- let’s talk about packing. Some people will tell you that it’s “oh so easy” to pack 4-5 months of your life in 1 or 2 suitcases with a 50 pound limit each. These people can be put into two…

La vie en France: Début

It’s been almost a week since I’ve been in France, and it still doesn’t feel real.  I flew out of Memphis with another student and had plans to meet up with three other Ole Miss students in Miami to fly together.  Unfortunately, the ice delayed their flights, but I was lucky to have a friend…