Beer Spa: What It’s Really Like Soaking in a Bath Tub Full of Beer

Have you ever had a recurring dream as a kid where you imagined yourself soaking in a pool of pudding? or jello? or some sort of yummy food you enjoyed? For me, it was Hot Cheetos. I was a weird kid.Unfortunately, I never got to live out that dream (or maybe, fortunately). Little did I [...]

Last Updated: March 17, 2020 | Originally Published: January 3, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to Staying in a Hostel for the First Time

The first time I stayed in a hostel, I was 22 and on my first solo trip to Ireland. I didn't know what to expect, all I knew was that I would be sleeping in a room with several other people. I had an image of the place in my mind as being a [...]

Last Updated: March 16, 2020 | Originally Published: December 4, 2018

The 2018 Gift Guide for the Unorganized Traveler

When I first started traveling my lack of organization was something I realized needed a lot of work. I could never seem to keep track of my belongings. I would spend ages frantically searching in my bag for something, only to realize I lost it, forgot it or I would eventually find it after [...]

Last Updated: July 30, 2019 | Originally Published: November 30, 2018

The Ultimate 2018 Ataxia Gift Guide

As someone with Ataxia, finding items for me to use on a daily basis can be hard. I have compiled this list of items to help those who have Ataxia or who have someone with Ataxia in their life find the perfect gift this holiday season. Whether you need help in the kitchen, a [...]

Last Updated: July 30, 2019 | Originally Published: November 22, 2018

Exploring Baku with TES Tours

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Baku, What can I possibly say about Azerbaijan's capital? Well first off, there is a lot more to see on the outskirts than in the actual city itself. Second of all, there is a carpet museum shaped like [...]

Last Updated: March 18, 2020 | Originally Published: November 5, 2018

Halloween Traditions: How the World Celebrates Halloween

Goblins and Ghouls and Witches oh my! It's that time of year when the ghosts of our past ancestors come back and people of all ages partake in spooky festivities and traditions all over the world. Since it's so close to Halloween, I thought I would talk about how the holiday is celebrated around the [...]

Last Updated: July 30, 2019 | Originally Published: October 29, 2018

What’s It Like Traveling With a Hidden Disability

When I tell people what it's like having a hidden disability, I simply say, It's like I am in a bubble that no one else can see. I am the only one who knows what happens inside that bubble. Everyone outside is completely oblivious. My symptoms inside the bubble are clearly visible to myself, but [...]

Last Updated: March 16, 2020 | Originally Published: October 22, 2018

Total Athens Tour: Tastes & Bohemian Tales with Urban Adventures

Although Athens isn't big, it' still an overwhelming city with so much to do. As this is my third time in the ancient city, I am pretty well acquainted and have visited many of the historical sites. This time around, I wanted a more personal and local experience. The Total Athens Tour conducted by Urban Adventures [...]

Last Updated: March 19, 2020 | Originally Published: October 8, 2018

Welcome to Clumsy Girl Travels!

Hey, My name is Marika and welcome to my blog: Clumsy Girl Travels! I'm originally from LA and I have to admit...I don't like it very much. I deal with that fact by never actually being there. I also read way too many books, I love dogs, and I am incredibly clumsy, so much so that [...]

Last Updated: March 20, 2019 | Originally Published: October 1, 2018