Decoding Lisbon: 20 Tips For Visiting Lisbon And Avoiding Tourist Traps

Planning a trip to Lisbon Portugal? Here are my best tips and tricks for visiting Lisbon in an efficient and enjoyable way. I also tell you what tourist traps to avoid at all costs. Lisbon is a feast for the eyes. It’s an artistic ensemble of sparkling azulejos, eye candy vistas, pastels houses, and melancholic … 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

40 Must Know Tips For Visiting Italy

Heading to Italy for the first time? To keep your trip humming along smoothly, you’ll need some vital information and key tips for visiting Italy. In this guide, I tell you everything you need to know about visiting Italy and what mistakes to avoid. I also give you tips about where you need advance reservations, … Read more

Tips For Visiting Barbados

Need some tips for visiting Barbados? I’ve been to Barbados four times and just got back from another divine, and very lazy, vacation there. It’s one of my favorite islands in the Caribbean and definitely worth visiting. Barbados has everything a traveler could want — good food, good looks, pink sand beaches, and a relaxed … Read more

Where To Find the Best Views in Florence Italy

Do you love a beautiful vista? If so, here’s my guide to the best viewpoints in Florence Italy. It’s always exciting to discover a city from above. With a distinctive cityscape and gorgeous architecture, Florence is an incredibly beautiful city. Happily, there are many iconic viewpoints in Florence where you can enjoy magical views over … Read more

Decoding Sintra: Key Tips For Visiting the Romantic Portuguese Town

Doing some trip planning for a visit to Sintra Portugal? Here are my must know tips for visiting Sintra, which is an easy day trip from Lisbon. These useful Sintra tips will help you have an efficient visit and avoid making mistakes. Beautiful Sintra Portugal is the most popular day trip from Lisbon. As a … Read more

Tips For Doing Paris Like a Local: the Do’s and Don’ts of Paris

Here’s my guide to must know tips for visiting Paris and navigating the city like a local. Want to (attempt to) blend in like a local in Paris? Or at least behave correctly so the glamorous locals don’t hate you? Paris may be the worst city to be marked as a tourist. If you’ve found … Read more