Category Archives: Travel Inspiration

Travel inspiration and pep talks

Solo Travel Milwaukee: What to See & Do Alone

solo travel milwaukee: love the iconic art museum

FTC/Partnership Disclaimer: VISIT Milwaukee kindly hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own and it’s my main priority to write honestly about my experiences. For many years, I’ve heard wonderful things about Milwaukee from travel blogger friends, as well as my own family. And, of course, […]

Solo Travel Quebec City: What to See and Do Alone

solo travel quebec city: welcome to gorgeous place royale

Quebec City is officially one of my favorite cities in all of North America. I mean, it’s obvious why. Anyone who reads this blog already knows how much I adore trips to Europe and rewatch episodes of Rick Steves ad nauseam. For years and years, I had heard Quebec City was the most “European” city […]

Is Barcelona Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

is barcelona worth visiting? definitely for the gaudi

Believe or not, when I first decided to go to Barcelona, I heard mixed things about the city. As a travel destination, Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in all of Europe, so it felt like everyone had an opinion about my upcoming trip. For instance, some people insisted that Barcelona is their favorite city in […]

How to Do a Figueres Day Trip from Barcelona

mae west exhibit in the dali museum

Figueres is a small city in Catalonia that’s well known as the birth place of Salvador Dalí. Unsurprisingly, due Dali’s worldwide fame and strikingly bizarre art, Figueres is a very popular day trip from Barcelona.  And I didn’t want to miss Figueres either! When I was in Catalonia, I took an independent Figueres day trip […]

2 days in Verona Itinerary: The Best Things to See & Do

2 days in verona itinerary: be prepared for romance

Like many American high schoolers, Romeo and Juliet was the first Shakespeare play that I’ve ever learned about in school. Although I struggled with the language, I still appreciated the drama’s many plot twists, wild betrayals, and forbidden love. As I continued my education, I fell deeper in love with Shakespeare’s tragedies, and as I […]