Chasing northern lights in Tromso Norway

A guide to chasing the northern lights in Norway (Tromso)

A guide to chasing northern lights in Tromso, Norway Spending February in a cold place can only mean one thing…chasing northern lights in Tromso, Norway (or Aurora Borealis as they’re technically called). My friend Jay from Moo.do and I decided to visit Norway in the middle of dead winter because…why not? It’s always on everybody’s list of […]

Work & Wanderlust: Digital Nomad-Friendly Airports

work and wanderlust

Work and Wanderlust: Digital Nomad-Friendly Airports Throughout all my travels, I’ve been in a LOT of airports and experienced some airports that are more friendly for digital nomads than others. I detest airports with zero wifi (usually the smaller remote ones) but what can ya do? Even though I am not traveling as much anymore, […]

Norway: Chasing the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)

  Who wants to go chasing the Northern Lights this winter? The Northern Lights aka the Aurora Borelias are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. They are known as ‘Aurora borealis’ in the […]

Want to be a better or smarter traveler? Here are 4 ways to help!

are you a stupid traveler? here's 4 ways to tell

There are a few things that travelers do or don’t do that really gets my knickers in a twist. I know. There’s many ways to travel and see the world. Call us tourists, travelers, backpackers, flashpackers, nomads, whatever! There’s just some things that I do and don’t recommend doing if you’re exploring the whole wide […]

Top 5 destination list – What’s yours?!

Everybody has a “Top 5 destination list” they would like to go to — someday. One day! I don’t have a particular order in which I visit countries. Many people ask how I choose my next place to explore and usually, it’s without must thought or planning. I leave it to the weather/time of year + travel […]

Greece Travel Guide: Athens & islands

Greece Athens

Travel Guide Round Ups: Greece (Mykonos, Santorini + Athens) + Generic Dreams presents a Greece travel guide to help you plan your trip and what to do + see when you are there! This includes all the airlines I flew, hotels I stayed at + things I did, recommend or NOT recommend. When: We went early […]

Four ways to find luxury hotels for less!

I am not exactly a 5 star lifestyle traveler jet-setting around the world nor do I travel on a backpacker’s budget. When I travel, I can rough it if necessary but if there’s a city or place where I can enjoy the modern day comforts and not pay an arm and leg, I’m all game. With that […]

Travel Guide: Vienna & Budapest

Travel Guide to Vienna and Budapest When: I traveled during the week of Christmas and left before New Years. Both cities are very cold in the winter but it is still considered high season because of the Christmas markets and winter wonderland feeling it portrays. Route: Flew to London Heathrow → Vienna → Bus to Budapest → London Heathrow → Home […]

When to travel?

People always ask me when to travel and where is the best destination for a certain season. Two words: SHOULDER SEASON “Shoulder season” — generally April through mid-June, September, and October (sometimes early November) — combines the advantages of both peak-season and off-season travel. Why? Weather is still decent + crowds have dissipated + airfare &  hotel […]