Adventurous Kate

I've been traveling the world full-time for 3.5 years and showing women how to travel on their own safely and easily while having a lot of fun!

AK Monthly Recap: January 2017

Once again, I went a full month without leaving New York!...more

This is the Islamic World

Let me show you...more

For the Love of God, Don’t Sew a Canadian Flag on Your Backpack

There are so many travel urban legends out there....more

My Plan for 2017: A Commitment to Fitness

For years, I lived my life with one solid focus: to travel the world as much as possible and build my career as a travel blogger. And it was good. Lord, was it good ....more

How to Fall in Love with Kraków in 30 Steps

I wondered if I was doing myself a disservice,...more

Where to Go in 2017: Kate’s Top 12 Picks

January is a time for goal-setting and making those long-held travel dreams a reality....more

AK Monthly Recap: December 2016

And just like that, 2016 is over. It couldn’t have come soon enough. I didn’t buy into the “Fuck 2016” memes until the election in November, and then I was fully on board ....more

My Favorite Reads of 2016

2016 was the year that...more

My Worst Travel Moments of 2016

It’s time for everyone’s favorite post of the year — my worst travel moments! And I love writing this post every year. I think it’s important to reflect the not-so-pleasant times along with the happier moments, and I think that reflects in my coverage here ....more

Christmas in Bavaria in 25 Photos

This year I achieved a long-held travel dream: visiting Christmas markets in Germany. It’s crazy that I haven’t done this until now! I remember visiting my first German Christmas market, albeit in another country — it was during my semester in Florence in 2004 ....more