Tag Archives: Southern Europe

2 Magical Days in Lake Como: The Best Things to See & Do

Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places on earth, so beautiful that it reminds me of spectacular scenery of Middle Earth, is Lake Como. I seriously pine about returning to Lake Como. I pine for Lake Como … maybe once a week? Haha. For example, my memories of magical Como transport me to […]

Staying in Corniglia: My Favorite Cinque Terre Town

staying in corniglia for these views

Cinque Terre isn’t one place. This famous destination consists of five small villages located on the rugged Italy coast. These cliffs overlook the aqua Ligurian sea as if hiding out from the modern world. In Cinque Terre, you’ll find pesto, hikes, sea food, and charm. So, unsurprisingly, these rainbow-splashed towns are immensely popular with both […]

Northern Italy Itinerary 8 Days: An Unforgettable Trip

Northern Italy Itinerary 8 Days seeing statues in como

Travelers are powerfully drawn to Italy. And it’s easy to understand the country’s appeal. I mean, Italy is enticing. No doubt about it. As for me, I’ve visited Italy twice and plan to visit again. I don’t think I’ll ever stop feeling excitement bubbling inside my stomach whenever I step off a plane that’s just […]

4 Days in Portugal: Best Ideas for a Short Trip

4 days in portugal with street art

I am – no doubt – obsessed with Portugal. After taking a solo Easter holiday in Portugal, I immediately fell in love with this country and knew I wanted to encourage responsible tourism on my blog, especially to my anxious readers who may not take many international trips.  Portugal is fabulous.  I mean, where else […]

Solo Travel Milan: 7 Reasons to Go Alone to the Fashion Capital

solo travel milan: see the churches

Traveling solo to Milan was one of my fondest travel memories, because I fell in love with the Central Station. I had expected a huge bubble of chaos, bustling commuters and bewildered tourists, but instead I smoothly navigated the platforms and then stepped out into a welcoming large city square. Purple blossoms bloomed around me, […]