Oh the joys of traveling in Europe. Wanna jet off to Lake Como for the weekend? Grab a cheap airfare. Wanna slither down to the south of France and bronze your booty on the côte d’azur? Just hop on a high-speed train. Wanna picnic near the Seine next to your ridiculously tiny Parisian apartment? Just grab your walking shoes, your bike, rent a city scooter, hop on the bus, duck down into the metro or flag a cute Frenchie on his moped…. Let’s just say the options are endless for getting there people!
Due to the ease at which even the most directionally challenged adults like myself can travel around France/Europe, I have given my siblings a very exaggerated image of my jetsetter life. It’s hard to defend my lack of “luxury lifestyle” when I’m visiting Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France and Germany in the span of 6 months and then telling my family I live a pretty average life in Paris.
But I’m here to dish the dirt today friends, because while we could say that I prioritize my fun money for traveling, my jetsetter lifestyle is less drinking champagne onboard Kanye’s private jet and more wondering if RyanAir will charge me for the amount of oxygen I consumed onboard during my low cost flight. But at the end of the day, I do manage to get from point A to point B more efficiently, cheaper and some could argue more comfortably than my fellow compatriots in the home of the free. So let’s explore why that is.Continue reading