Lisbon + Sintra

Lisbon + Sintra

The combination of Lisbon's sunny weather, bohemian vibe, scenic location, and affordability is what initially attracted me to visit Portugal's capital. I was looking forward to spending as much time as possible in the outdoors exploring the colorful streets. The fact that is was New Year's Eve only added to the excitement of being in [...]

2 Days in Porto

2 Days in Porto

I had been planning to visit Portugal with my boyfriend since the summer so when the time finally came over Christmas vacation we were more than excited. Our trip began in Portugal's second largest city - Porto. Historically Porto was known for its significance as a shipping port (hence the name Porto) but today this [...]

Christmas in Alsace

Christmas in Alsace

3 Days in Strasbourg, Colmar and Eguisheim It's the most wonderful time of the year! But seriously, spending the holidays in the Alsace region of France has been on my bucket list for years. Nothing quite compares to walking hand in hand with your boyfriend along the cobblestone streets surrounded by twinkling lights while drinking [...]

Keukenhof Garden

Keukenhof Garden

Situated in the small town of Lisse (just a short trip from Amsterdam) is the incredibly beautiful Keukenhof Garden. There are reportedly over 7 million bulbs planted each year and the park is just short of 80 acres. It's one of the country's most visited attractions - which is pretty crazy to think about considering [...]

Guide to Cinque Terre

Guide to Cinque Terre

Displaying some of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in the world, these five colorful Italian fishing villages are nestled into the curves of a six-mile stretch of rocky cliffside. Each village is car-free and there isn't a museum or chain store in sight, leaving travelers to soak up the nature and culture. Since 1997 Cinque [...]

Prague in January

Prague in January

Often called the Paris of the East, Prague is easily one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The moment I entered the city center I felt like I was stepping into a real life fairytale - complete with extravagant medieval architecture and winding cobblestone streets backdropped by a romantic riverside location. The capital of [...]

Best of Krakow

Best of Krakow

Legend has it, Krakow was founded on the slaying of a dragon. There's no denying that there's something quite enchanting about the city, from its cobblestone streets lined with horse-drawn carriages to its medieval town square surrounded by old world architecture. Rich with history, Krakow is one of the most well preserved European cities. While [...]