Finding Vienna’s Soul: Best of Vienna in Two Days

Best of Vienna in two days

Is Vienna Truly Soulless?! Before visiting Vienna, I really hesitated. While living in Prague, I only seemed to hear bad things. Vienna is too expensive! There’s not much to do in Vienna! And the most all-encompassing one: Vienna has no soul. Well, whenever I hear bad things about a place…

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Solo Travel in the High Tatras, Slovakia

Trains are fantastic. Do y’all know about trains?! With a train, you can turn a two-day break from working yer ass off in Praha into a magical mountain getaway in the High Tatras of Slovakia! Which is just what I did. Want to visit the High Tatras? Concerned because you’re…

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Life at a Catholic Worker Community

This condensed story of my experience living in the Casa Maria Catholic Worker community for three years between 2014-2017 highlights the roles of volunteers, the benefits of community, the purpose of the house, and the challenges involved. This is the story about my involvement with the Casa Maria Catholic Worker…

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Experiencing Cultural Shifts at Standing Rock

A brief trip out to the water protectors’ camp at Standing Rock, South Dakota to deliver supplies was supposed to be a straightforward task. I didn’t expect to feel so many emotions in just 48 hours. Seeing the fires glowing orange through very real tipis as the supermoon shines overhead,…

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Road Trip Camping Planner: The Essentials

Planning a classic, American roadtrip to some of our great National Parks? Fearful you might forget somethings? Use this road trip camping planner to make sure you’ve got the essentials! In this particular trip, we drove from Wisconsin to the Grand Canyon, then onward to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, and Arches…

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Avoid High Airfare Prices: How to Use Airline Miles

Learning how to use airline miles reward programs can be confusing.  Personally, I’ve used mileage programs several times to fly for cheap. This is a testimony article to introduce you to the art of airline reward programs. Do you know how to buy only what you can afford, pay bills…

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Community Interview: Buy a House with a Friend

Community doesn’t always mean hippies, eco, or intentional! Sometimes it’s about living together to share financial burdens and personal values. This interviewee shares her decision to purchase a home with her friend. Are you considering the benefits of living in community? Looking to start your own community? Sometimes, it’s as simple…

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Warsaw in 24 Hours: An Unplanned Trip

Getting sent to Warsaw on a creaky overnight bus (twice!) wasn’t my idea of a good time. I made the most of it, though, and wrote up this piece to help out any other bleary-eyed travelers kill time while they wait for bureaucracy in Poland. Why Warsaw in 24 Hours?…

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