Tag Archives: Italy

Packing Guide: What to Pack for Venice in June

what to pack for venice in june: comfortable shoes to climb stairs

Venice is one of the most popular and iconic cities in all of Italy. This magical city, sitting low on a fish-shaped island in a scenic lagoon, is the perfect European destination for a traveler to simply wander and get lost without stressing too much about his or her personal safety. After all, you are on […]

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 […]

19 Safest European Cities to Travel Alone

st. gallen is a lovely city to see with 8 days in switzerland

If you’re traveling alone to Europe and feel concerned about personal safety, I want to tell you not to worry in the slightest! Solo travel is safe if you take care of yourself, physically and mentally, with the same amount of effort you do at home. And I feel like I can speak as an […]

11 Amazing Things to Do in Padua in One Day

things to do in padua include alter Scrovegni Chapel

Padua (or Padova) is a thriving and historically rich university town that’s well worth visiting for at least a full day. Why should you dedicate time to Padua in comparison to other Italian cities? Well … Padua is home to several stunning churches, colorful frescos, vibrant piazzas, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and so much more. […]

Solo Travel in Venice: Everything You Need to Know

solo travel in venice means commanding views

Venice is (spoiler alert) one of the most unique, popular, and romantic cities in all of Italy, if not the entire world. For a lot of people, Venice is a bucket list destination or once in a lifetime experience specifically saved for a honeymoon, milestone birthday, or other special anniversary.  But what about solo travelers? […]