Tag Archives: Southern Europe

6 (Short and Easy) Europe Backpacking Routes

backpacking routes europe

Updated: 15 January 2023 As a solo traveler, I love, love, love exploring Europe so much in my spare time. I mean, why on earth else would I be crazy enough to constantly fly over the Atlantic Ocean when I actually hate flying with a burning passion? Because I LOVE Europe. In my biased opinion, […]

Is Venice Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

solo travel venice tip: gondala rides are expensive

Venice is one of the most visited and beloved cities in all of Italy. And this totally makes sense! What’s not to love? Venice is beautiful. The canals, gondolas, and elegantly decaying buildings. The atmosphere is magical. Not to mention, Venice is one of the most unique cities in the world, and is home to […]

Is Barcelona Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

is barcelona worth visiting? definitely for the gaudi

Believe or not, when I first decided to go to Barcelona, I heard mixed things about the city. As a travel destination, Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in all of Europe, so it felt like everyone had an opinion about my upcoming trip. For instance, some people insisted that Barcelona is their favorite city in […]

How to Do a Figueres Day Trip from Barcelona

mae west exhibit in the dali museum

Figueres is a small city in Catalonia that’s well known as the birth place of Salvador Dalí. Unsurprisingly, due Dali’s worldwide fame and strikingly bizarre art, Figueres is a very popular day trip from Barcelona.  And I didn’t want to miss Figueres either! When I was in Catalonia, I took an independent Figueres day trip […]

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 […]