There are good trips and then there are awful ones.

Two weeks ago I finally had a chance to go to Ljubljana. I was excited to finally be able to visit the city since I’ve heard a lot of good things about it. I was a bit nervous about going by myself because it’s not something I would normally do. Other people travel solo all the time so I decided to just go ahead and do it.

The trip there was great, I made friends with the guy next to me on the bus. During the whole trip there I was feeling a bit sick but I blamed it on the late night I had before and I sometimes tend to get motion sickness. I arrived to Ljubljana and waved my new found friend of since he was heading to Zagreb.


I found my hostel, made friends with a Spanish girl and who lived in my room. We decided to head out to explore the city and I was amazed at how pretty it was. We walked for a few blocks and then I got r-e-a-l-l-y thirsty. Thirsty like if I don’t get water now I will fall down and die on the street. We found a cafe and sat down and I ordered something to drink. 10 minutes later I start feeling really sick. I throw up in the bathroom and we leave. We go back to the hostel and rest a little and I feel better so I decided to go out to eat with my new found friend.

The next morning I woke up and I just throw up again and again and again and again and again and again and again. It was awful. I decide to go get a hotel room because being sick in a hostel sucks. Which was the best decision ever! It’s great having your own bathroom where you can cry and throw up in peace. I spent 3 days just throwing up and had to rebook my tickets home.

Also there was a public holiday so I couldn’t get any medicine without going to the hospital. Thinking back I should probably have gone to the hospital since I was fainting and couldn’t keep any liquids down. However I didn’t want to go because I was in a foreign country and I really didn’t want to be stuck in a waiting room for hours and throw up everywhere.

Now whenever I go anywhere I make sure to bring medicine. I bought a tiny little bag where I can keep the basic things so if I ever get this sick again while away from home it will be a bit more bearable.