20 Hidden Gems and Secret Spots in Lisbon Portugal

Looking for some unusual things to do in Lisbon Portugal? Here’s my guide to ferreting out the secret spots and hidden gems in Lisbon. Like every splendid capital city, Lisbon comes with an obligatory to do list. From its grand squares to St. George’s Castle on its highest point, Lisbon presents you with a set … Read more

The Perfect 3 Days in Florence Itinerary

Wondering how to spend a few days in Florence? Here’s my detailed 3 day itinerary for visiting the overwhelmingly beautiful city of Florence Italy. Florence is known as the “Cradle of the Renaissance.” With the best Medieval and Renaissance art in Europe, Florence is a veritable art lovers paradise. This 3 days in Florence itinerary … Read more

20+ Underrated Masterpieces At The Louvre That Aren’t The Mona Lisa

Planning a visit to the Louvre Museum in Paris? Here’s my guide to discovering the Louvre’s secret underrated masterpieces and hidden gems. There’s so much more to the Louvre than checking the Mona Lisa off your bucket list. There are plenty of hidden gems in the Louvre, where you can avoid a bacchanalia of crowds, … Read more

The Perfect 10 Day Itinerary for Bavaria Germany

Planning a trip to southern Germany? Here’s my comprehensive 10 day itinerary for visiting beautiful Bavaria Germany. This Bavaria itinerary takes you to the most beautiful towns and must visit destinations in Bavaria. In ten days, you’ll discover all the top attractions, landmarks, and fantastical architecture in Bavaria. To me, just the word “Bavaria” conjures … Read more

London’s Overhyped Tourist Traps and Overrated Sites

Planning a trip to London? In this London travel guide, I give you the scoop on the tacky tourist traps in London to avoid at all costs. Sometimes, you have to gush over a lauded attraction. And sometimes you need to levy justified criticism, to give readers the real lowdown on a particular site. I’ve … Read more

The Ultimate 5 Days in London England Itinerary

“You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — Samuel Johnson Here’s my step-by-step guide to spending 5 perfect days in London, England’s exciting cultural capital. … Read more

How To Spend 10 Days In Portugal, the Perfect Ten Day Itinerary

Planning a trip to Portugal? Here’s the perfect 10 days In Portugal itinerary.  There’s nothing as romantic as an idyllic road trip through Portugal. The country is a land finely aged like wine. It stuns with its vintage-y cities, whitewashed medieval villages, a beautiful seacoast, and delicious food and wine. Top this all off with … Read more

The Most Beautiful Towns in New England, That You Absolutely Must Visit

Yearning for some small town all-American charm? New England has some of the most beautiful small towns in the United States. Set on rocky shores or nestled in rolling mountains, New England’s quaint towns are filled with historic landmarks, white steepled churches, and magnificent old world architecture. The regional food is exquisite. You can dine … Read more

Dreamy Hidden Gems in Europe: 25+ Secret Small Towns You’ll Just Love

Planning a trip to Europe and looking for some unusual places to visit? Here’s my guide to 25+ hidden gems in Europe. I love ferreting out unique and less touristy hidden gems in Europe. In my lifetime of travels in Europe, it’s always the tiny picturesque towns that steal my heart, don’t let go, and … Read more