Jessica

I'm Jess. I'm always traveling, usually on a budget, and frequently in a cow onesie or a banana suit. This is where I share my stories and my budget travel tips, and inspire you to go on your own adventure.

I Wore All The Clothes in My Suitcase on the Plane to Avoid Baggage Fees

The setting is Berlin Schönefeld Airport at 5:30 a.m. on a weekday in mid-June, 2015. Jessica had been on a bar crawl until an hour and a half previously, had made the mistake of napping for half an hour, and now felt like absolute hell. As she squinted in the sunlight starting to filter in …

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10 Benefits of Virtual Music Festivals You Don’t Get At the Real Thing

For the past two months, the world has been finding new ways to try to combat boredom. While many of the things people are doing to keep themselves sane in the COVID era have been around for a while – Netflix, food delivery services, making sourdough bread – there is one activity that’s suddenly incredibly …

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I Survived The Fire Noodle Challenge – In My Cow Onesie

If you’ve been on YouTube at all in the past five years, you’re probably aware of the “Fire Noodle Challenge.” If you’ve somehow missed this, “fire noodle” refers a brand of Korean ramen that’s so spicy people consider eating it a “challenge,” and have therefore been doing it, on camera, because the Internet. Since the …

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