I'm Helene, creator of the HC Lifestyle Blog, where I talk about all sorts of experiences, mainly related to food, health/fitness, and of course, travel.
Honestly, I have never met a fellow traveler on the road saying, "I plan to visit Atlanta, Georgia on my holiday!"
To travel is one of the easiest, yet most frightening ideas out there. Honestly, it scares the bejesus out of us.
Throughout October I am featuring Memory Monday. A throwback to past travel posts. No. 3 features a video after my quick vacation to visit ESL teacher friends in Thailand. What a life changing trip! After my contract in South Korea ended, I went to visit some friends in Krabi, Thailand. We spent five days touring … Continue reading My Five Day Vacation in Thailand: Krabi and Ko Puh
Throughout October I am featuring Memory Monday. A throwback to past travel posts. No. 2 features my summer vacation trip to Palawan in the Philippines. Although our final destination ended up being quite different than what we expected, the overall trip was a success. The Philippines offers incredible beauty, friendly people, and some delicious food. … Continue reading Now This is What I Call Travel! How to Survive Riding on Top of a Bus in the Philippines
Throughout October I am featuring Memory Monday. A throwback to past travel posts. No. 1 features a road trip that I took with some friends while volunteering with Emerging Voices and IVHQ in Cartagena, Colombia. I needed a weekend out of Cartagena. I also needed a break from the confines of our volunteer house. As … Continue reading Colombian Road Trip! Off the Beaten Path in Tayrona National Park
The beautiful thing about backpacking in Europe is the sheer proximity of countries and emblematic cities. All within a bus, train or plane ride – and with some creative planning – the opportunities to cost effectively travel those distances. One constant reminder that has always been in my mind since studying abroad in Spain in … Continue reading A Football Weekend in Manchester