Tag Archives: City Breaks

How to Make the Most of One Day in Lucerne Switzerland

just one day in lucerne means seeing the old town

Beautiful Lucerne is one of the most visited cities in all of Switzerland. And, once you experience roaming Lucerne’s medieval walls, it’s easy to understand why this city is so popular and beloved around the world. Without a doubt, Lucerne is one of the prettiest cities in Europe (probably the world, haha), and as you […]

Is St. Gallen Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

is st gallen worth visiting? yes the old town is perfect

St. Gallen is a Swiss city south of Germany’s famous and beautiful Lake Constance. Some of you may already be familiar with St. Gallen (after all, there’s a university presence too), but others might have never heard of this city in the eastern corners of Switzerland. And this is understandable. Whenever Switzerland comes to mind, most […]

How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Berkeley CA

don't miss these stunning views with a weekend in berkeley

Note: Visit Berkeley kindly hosted me in return for coverage on my blog. As always, all opinions are my own and writing about my honest experience is a priority for me. Enjoy the guide! Even as a thirtysomething year old traveler, I still have a soft spot for university cities and towns. I mean, I’ve lived […]

Solo Travel Helsinki: An Independent Visitor’s Guide to Finland’s Capital

stunning helsinki cathedral in finland

As a city, Helsinki is wildly underrated, in my opinion. On my own solo travels in Europe, not too many backpackers I spoke to had Helsinki on their itineraries.  However, I think Helsinki is worth visiting even as a solo traveler. Sure, you don’t get as many hostels as the neighboring Baltic countries, but Finland’s […]

The Ultimate Itinerary for a Madison WI Weekend Getaway

Note: Destination Madison 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. Like many others, I thrive on taking long weekend getaways to new cities to fulfill my travel dreams. As someone who works full time […]