Ashly Helfrich

Ashly Helfrich

A millennial backpacking through Europe one McDonald’s snack at a time. Lover of all things adventure and food. Writing about my journey in hopes of sharing it with those who love to travel or want inspiration in finding their passions. 

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  • Ashly Helfrich
    Published 12 months ago
    5 Cities Not to Miss in the United Kingdom

    5 Cities Not to Miss in the United Kingdom

    While London is one of the world’s largest and most known destinations, the United Kingdom has many other spots that are equally as exciting and often have less tourist traffic. Venturing up north or south of London gives a great look into the history and lifestyles of Great Britain. Here are 5 cities that should be on your itinerary during your trip to the UK.
  • Ashly Helfrich
    Published 12 months ago
    7 Things You Can't Miss in Iceland

    7 Things You Can't Miss in Iceland

    Iceland is becoming increasingly popular for travelers to visit, boasting exciting things to do during every season of the year. With many options to see the wonders of Iceland, including stopover flights for shorter trips, you can easily enjoy the northern-most capital in the world. Here’s how to make the most of your trip to Iceland, no matter how many hours of daylight you have to accomplish it.
  • Ashly Helfrich
    Published 2 years ago
    4 of the Most Stunning Views in Barcelona

    4 of the Most Stunning Views in Barcelona

    Barcelona is one of the most well-known cities in Spain, with rich history and authentic culture. Restaurants advertising paella and tapas line the busy streets as the sun shines down onto the city full of travelers and locals alike. Take a look around you at the magnificent scenery surrounding the famous structures from Gaudí. These are some of the most breathtaking views that I found during my time in Barcelona, places that I will forever long to revisit.
  • Ashly Helfrich
    Published 2 years ago
    The Authentic Saint Patty’s Day Experience

    The Authentic Saint Patty’s Day Experience

    When they say that the streets turn green over Saint Patrick’s Day, they aren’t kidding. Dublin transforms for the weekend into an exciting realm of Irish culture as travelers from all corners of the world come together to celebrate. Complete with Guinness, pub food, and rugby, Saint Patrick’s Day is definitely one to remember.
  • Ashly Helfrich
    Published 2 years ago
    7 Apps I Never Travel Without

    7 Apps I Never Travel Without

    One of the biggest things on my checklist every morning before I leave on my latest European adventure is a charged phone. Even though it sounds very stereotypical of a Millennial traveler, having a phone handy throughout the day is so important, not only for safety but also for practicality and functionality. I’ve tracked down 7 apps that I always make sure to have downloaded on my phone, whether I’m wandering through an Icelandic snowfall or down Spanish beaches.