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

Guide To The Top Attractions in Florence Italy

Looking for some amazing things to do in Florence Italy? Here’s my complete guide to the top 25+ must visit attractions, sites, and landmarks in Florence Italy. You’ll find all the best things to do and see in Florence, an overwhelmingly beautiful city. Florence is known as the “Cradle of the Renaissance.” With the best … Read more

The Prettiest Towns in Germany: 15+ Storybook Villages To Fall For

Scoping out the most beautiful towns and destinations in Germany? Germany is overflowing with picturesque, historic towns that seem straight out of a storybook. The word “storybook” may seem a tad cliche. But I assure you these must visit pretty places in Germany live up to the hype. You’ll have to blink to make sure … Read more

50 World Class Museums To Enjoy Online For Free

Here’s my guide to the best virtual museums you can visit online at home from the comfort of your couch or computer. Many world class museums have released some or all of their collections online. Or they’ve partnered with Google Arts & Culture to make collections accessible in high resolution. Some museums have used the … Read more

Tacky Tourist Traps To Avoid In Paris, and What To Do Instead

Bonjour! You always have to say “bonjour” in Paris or be scorned as a philistine. Here’s my guide to tacky tourist traps and overrated sites to skip in Paris. Sometimes, you have to gush over a lauded must see attraction. And sometimes you need to levy justified criticism, to give readers the real lowdown on … Read more

Hidden Gems in France: The Most Beautiful (Mostly) Secret Villages in France

Here’s my guide to visiting 30+ of France’s secret out-of-the-way towns, villages, and hidden gems, for the more discerning traveler. France is my favorite country in the world. Its small towns are so appealing and romantic — swathed in centuries old cobbled lanes, stone cottages and castles, and tumbling geraniums. You’ll be transported back in … Read more

The Perfect 3 Days in Paris Itinerary

So you’re planning a trip to Paris? Welcome to one of my favorite cities.To help you have the best experience, I’ve put together a step-by-step 3 days in Paris itinerary. I’ve been to Paris many times over my many years of traveling. With so much practice, I know what to see and how to plan … Read more

The Best 10 Day Itinerary for Southern France

Planning a trip to southern France? Welcome to one of Europe’s most famously picturesque regions. Here’s my 10 days itinerary for southern France This road trip itinerary takes you to the drop dead gorgeous regions of Occitanie and Provence.  This stunning road trip route is one of the best in Europe. It’s dense with amazing … Read more

The Perfect 10 Days In Tuscany Itinerary, The Quintessential Italian Experience

Here’s my comprehensive guide to spending 10 days in beautiful Tuscany. This Tuscany itinerary takes you to the most beautiful towns, top attractions, and historic landmarks in Tuscany. If you have more than ten days in Tuscany, I also give you options for extending your trip. There’s nowhere more romantic than the stunning region of … Read more