We saw almost all of Rome, on foot, in three days, and it wouldn’t have been possible without good walking shoes and thick socks. If you enjoy sightseeing or photography, or just like going at your own pace and want to save money, skip the tours you’ll see signs everywhere for and have the adventure of a lifetime in the Eternal City.
If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I am a travel writer and photographer with a passion for luxury, adventure, and trying new things, so it’s no surprise that I travel as often as possible. I’ve had quite a few requests for a list of places I’ve been in the […]
As a child, I used to look forward to the one or two episodes each week of TV my parents would let me watch. I’d always choose something either on the National Geographic Channel or the Discovery Channel, because I loved seeing what other places looked like compared to my little lakeside town in northern […]
I’m not Catholic, so I didn’t feel like I had much of a reason to visit the Vatican, but “when in Rome” as they say, I thought it would be a great half-day trip! I would’ve been remiss to skip out on the heart of the Catholic faith, and I’m glad we decided to visit, […]
This beautiful hotel just minutes from Berlin’s train station is one of the best hotels we stayed in during our 7 weeks in Europe. The luxurious decor, accommodations, amenities, and food make Titanic Chaussee Berlin one of the best choices in Berlin.
Hotel Der Kleine Prinz in Baden-Baden, Germany is one of the most charming luxury hotels in the regal spa town of Baden-Baden, Germany.
The Roman Colosseum is one of the coolest places to see in Rome, but it was a huge headache for us the first time we visited. Here are 10 Things I wish I’d Known Before Visiting the Colosseum that will make your visit as smooth as possible.
Colmar, France is a beautiful village in the heart of the Alsace wine region of France. This village is famous for many things, such as being the inspiration behind the village in Beauty and the Beast, it was the home of the creator of the Stature of Liberty Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, and is filled with tiny canals, earning it the moniker “Little Venice”. Located about one hour across the French and German border, this small town was full of classic French cuisine and specialty wines, beautiful gift shops, and brightly colored buildings.
We visited Heidelberg, Germany in late winter, and it was breathtaking! There is so much to see and do in this sprawling, historic town, we could’ve spent an entire month here and not done everything we wanted to. Home of one of the best universities in Europe, Heidelberg University, this town was once the home […]
Explore the grounds of Heidelberg Castle in Heidelberg, Germany and see why this building has been voted one of the most beautiful castles in all of Europe!