How To Busk in Europe

Updated May 2018 In case you’re not familiar with the term “busking,” I’ll address that first: “Busking” refers to the act of street performance; whether it be with instruments, magic tricks, or anything else involving a special talent. I have … Continued

Traveling With A Guitar: Europe

I’ve decided to make a few entries in each corner of the world I visit to address a question that I pondered frequently before leaving home to travel for the first time. What the hell am I doing to do with … Continued

Do You Need To Know a Foreign Language for International Travel?

  Do you need to know a foreign language when traveling internationally? This is a question that plagued my mind for months leading up to my first trip overseas. I knew virtually nothing in Spanish, French, German or Italian other than … Continued

Extreme Budget Travel In Europe

Extreme budget travel. It’s just what it sounds like. It’s definitely not for everyone, or even most people for that matter. Before you decide to set out to travel as a true vagabond, know what you’re getting yourself into. You’ll be sleeping … Continued

Hitchhiking and Train-Hopping Madness

   Editor’s Note: If you’re not familiar with the “Artists Abroad Story” you should read it before checking out this article.   I am writing you from the small town of Deiva Marina, Italy, where we have been (get ready … Continued

Free Inner-City Transportation In Europe

    This tip comes to you by way of innocent-accident-turned-purposeful-deviance. I noticed people getting on and off of the buses in Geneva without paying anything, just walking on and sitting down. So I thought- hey, free buses! I’d used … Continued

Hitchhiking in Europe: My Interesting Story, and What You Should/Shouldn't Do

    This travel tip / story comes to you from the “Artists Abroad Trip” of summer ’13. I was traveling with two friends–Aaron and Corey–on an extremely budgeted trip around the world.   Just the thought of hitchhiking can … Continued