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Is Colmar Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

Colmar is a stunning French town in Alsace that looks like the movie set of Beauty and the Beast. It’s so easy to understand why visitors flock to Alsace, and in particular, flock to Colmar. I legit squealed when I saw my first canal here (yeah, it was embarrassing). However, despite Colmar’s seemingly endless charm and […]

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7 Reasons Solo Travel in Switzerland is Amazing

UPDATED: 20 April 2024 Switzerland, with its irresistible natural beauty, is one of my favorite countries in all of Europe. In Switzerland, I feel completely at peace, especially when walking along the shores of crystal clear lakes and riding cable cars deep into mystical mountain ranges. Switzerland’s fairy tale towns and old cities dot its green […]

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Solo Travel in Barcelona: Everything You Need to Know

Updated: 18 April 2024 Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the entire world. I mean, how could you not fall immediately in love with the Mediterranean Sea, Modernista architecture on every corner, tangled streets of the Gothic Quarter, adorable shops and squares in Gracia, and amazing food and wine?  I mean, yeeeeeah, it’s very […]

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Is Milan Actually Worth Visiting? Absolutely, Yes!

Updated: 17 April 2024 According to many travelers, Milan is one of … those controversial European destinations. As a travel writer who loves Italy, it’s never unsurprisingly for me to hear “is Milan worth visiting?” I feel a little defensive of this city, actually! Haha. So, what do I mean by “controversial”? As you research […]

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Solo Travel Granada Spain: Everything You Need to Know

As a solo traveler, certain cities have mentally “stuck” with me throughout the years. And not just because of famous sites either. Perhaps I met some wonderful people, or devoured a spectacular meal, or even had a funny story about getting lost or enjoyed a cute interaction with a local. For good reason, Granada is […]