Tag Archives: Southern Europe

Why You Should Travel Solo to Porto At Least Once

As a solo traveler, Portugal exceeded all of my expectations by ticking each and every box. Food? Yum. Wine? Double yum! Castles? Stunning. Beaches? Incredible. Travelers (such as yours truly) easily fall in love with Portugal. And connecting with yourself, alone, is an experience that I highly recommend to anyone dipping his or her toes […]

Solo Travel Cinque Terre: Tips for Visiting Italy’s Stunning Villages

2 days in cinque terre and loving vernazza

Italy is a country that many solo travelers dream of visiting. And who can blame them? It’s perfect. Italy’s natural landscapes, rich history, colorful buildings so bright that you almost taste them, incredibly rich culinary scene, and, yes, attractive people, inspire travelers from around the world to pack their bags.  Everyone loves Italy. As for me, […]

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 […]