48 Hours in Salzburg

Mirabell Palace and Gardens

An itinerary for 48 hours in Salzburg, home of Mozart and The Sound of Music, as well as graceful domes and spires, a formidable fortress, and monumental squares.

50 Things You Need to Know about Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest welcome sign
This year I visited Munich for the first time during its famous Oktoberfest, and the entire experience was just incredible. I wouldn't have believed just how massive and extraordinary the ...

Romantic Road: 3-Day Road Trip

Neuschwanstein Castle

Drive along Germany’s beautiful Romantic Road with this Romantic Road 3-day road trip itinerary. Destinations include Würzburg, Rothenburg, Dinkelsbühl, and Schwangau.

Prague in 72 Hours

View of Old Town Prague

A guide to exploring Prague in 72 hours. Highlights include Prague Castle, Old Town Square, and Vltava River cruise.

Seeing Stockholm: A Weekend Getaway


For a quick getaway, visit the charming city of Stockholm. Pristine waterways, beautiful islands, and delicious Swedish meatballs make for a perfect weekend of exploring.

Milan: A Quick Guide

Milan Duomo
Milan, Italy's fashion capital, is a vibrant city and can be easily covered in a few days. Oftentimes, airlines, such as Emirates, run deals to travel there for cheap (i.e. ...

Ostia Antica: Exploring the Ruins of Ancient Rome

Ostia Antica
Just thirty minutes outside of Rome, the ancient ruins of Ostia Antica offer a well-preserved glimpse into what life in a bustling commercial seaport was like over 2,000 years ago. ...

Best Gelato in Rome

Gelato in Rome
No trip to Italy is complete without sampling gelato. Gelato's history dates back to the 16th century, and it remains one of Italy's most beloved desserts. Luckily, I was traveling ...

Italy Essentials: 10-Day Itinerary


Visit the essentials of Italy with this 10-day itinerary of the major cities, sights, and attractions. Covered cities include Rome, Florence, and Venice.

Alhambra: Day vs. Night

Alhambra Mirador San Nicolás
The Alhambra is one of the most magnificent sights in all of Spain. Originally built in 889 as a small fortress, the Alhambra has since been renovated into a grand ...