How To Travel When You Have Pets

Above are my two furbabies, Gus and Playbill respectively, sitting in my carry-on suitcase that I took down from one of my closets recently to start packing for Israel. In case you’ve forgotten, I am heading to Israel on a Birthright trip just two months before I age out of the newly expanded max age for eligibility – 32. I’m excited but also kinda nervous … Continue reading How To Travel When You Have Pets

All Big Cats (& other animals) at the Denver Zoo

If you’ve been reading here for a while then you know that I love cats no matter the size, and I’m an avid visitor of zoos while I’m traveling. I know zoos are controversial to some people – keeping animals out of their natural habitat and everything – but I’m a fan of zoos that let the animals live in habitats as natural as possible. … Continue reading All Big Cats (& other animals) at the Denver Zoo

Fancy Cats: Cafe Neko (Vienna, Austria)

The cats I’d seen at the cat cafes in Budapest were simple, not to mention adorable, but not fancy. The cats living in Cafe Neko – Vienna’s premiere cat cafe – were so fancy they were almost royal (see: above photo). Their cats are rescues from local shelters and surprisingly, Cafe Neko opened all the way back in 2012! Not far from massive St. Stephen’s … Continue reading Fancy Cats: Cafe Neko (Vienna, Austria)

For Cat Lovers: Cat Cafe Budapest (Budapest, Hungary)

After I’d been traveling for upwards of 12 hours to Budapest (via Istanbul, ugh, again, worst idea ever!) and I’d thrown my stuff down in my hostel, I decided to walk around to get my bearings and see what I could before the sun went down. After I’d taken about 6,483 photos of the Chain Bridge (I mean, who could blame me, it’s SO pretty … Continue reading For Cat Lovers: Cat Cafe Budapest (Budapest, Hungary)