A Day and a Half in Bavaria

I went to Hungary, Austria, and Germany with my BFF for 12 days during the summer 2014. Our stop after Salzburg was Bavaria, mostly to see Neuschwanstein castle, with Munich as a base. Here are my tips about everything we did! Continue reading

Two and a Half Days in Salzburg

I went to Hungary, Austria, and Germany with my BFF for 12 days during the summer 2014. Our stop after Vienna was Salzburg per her request since she loves The Sound of Music, but the beautiful medieval town has so much more to offer than filming locations and Mozart. Here are my tips about everything we did! Continue reading

Three Days in Vienna

I went to Hungary, Austria, and Germany with my BFF for 12 days during the summer 2014. Our stop after Budapest was Vienna. When we arrived, I realized right away that 3 days would not nearly be enough to explore this gorgeous city, though we managed to cover a lot of ground. So, here are my tips about everything we did, and even things we didn’t! Continue reading

Four Days in Budapest

I went to Hungary, Austria, and Germany with my BFF for 12 days during the summer 2014. We did lots of research, got many recommendations from friends, and covered a ton of ground! Our first stop was Budapest. If you’ve found this page of mine, I assume you don’t need convincing that it is an amazing city to visit! So, here are my tips about everything we did, and even things we didn’t! Continue reading

Live Below the Line: The Denouement

2014-05-03 11.22.56-2As I write this on the Saturday morning after the Live Below the Line challenge, I’m enjoying my first cup of coffee in six days. Let me tell you, coffee is delicious, and I’m kind of loving the caffeine rush. Woo!

Live Below the Line 2014 went way better than my test run in 2013. I never went to bed hungry, enjoyed way tastier food (mmm peanut butter), and overall felt okay. I didn’t even finish about 1/6 of the box of spaghetti I bought. Nonetheless, I learned a lot from the experience: Continue reading

Live Below the Line: Days 4-5

Day 4 You’ll be shocked to learn that I had two eggs for breakfast, peanut butter and raisins for lunch, and spaghetti and sauce with broccoli for dinner. Not only were there were no trials or temptations, but day 4 is the best I felt all week. No headaches, weird stomach feelings, or lightheadedness. By the end of day 4, this is what I had left: 2014-05-01 19.56.30-5

Not pictured: broccoli. There was too little to look appetizing. Continue reading