Tag Archives: Southern Europe

2 Days in Lisbon: The Best Things to See & Do

2 days in lisbon itinerary

When I booked a weekend visit in Lisbon, I didn’t know what to expect. It was one of my first times traveling alone to a country where the official language wasn’t English. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to navigate the public transportation with confidence. Or order food. However, 2 days in Lisbon turned […]

Solo Travel Italy: 10 Reasons to Go to “The Boot” Alone

solo travel italy: go to small villages

Going to Italy all by yourself? Fantastic! Traveling alone to Italy is a wonderful idea. Is it an original solo trip? Not really. You can’t travel alone to Italy, and not hear at least one comment about Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir Eat, Pray, Love.  Yet, regardless of pop culture references and lack of originality, Italy’s still fantastically awesome […]

The Best Things to Do in Camogli Italy

things to do in camogli

Camogli, huh? Never heard of it. Where in Italy is that? I’m not at all surprised if you’re asking this question right now. When compared to famous “hot spots” like Cinque Terre and Portofino, Camogli is much less traveled by American tourists. Well, international tourists in general. You won’t necessarily see this adorable town on […]

How to Make the Most of a Day Trip to Lake Como

lake como day trip

Planning on taking a day trip to Lake Como? Great idea! Lake Como is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited in my life. If I had the power to teleport anywhere in the world, it would be here, especially on a sunny spring day with flowers in full vibrant bloom. […]

The Best Things to Do in Parma Italy

things to do in parma italy

When you think of Italy, food always comes to mind. I mean, let’s be honest with ourselves. Italy and food belong in the same sentence. Pizza. Pasta. Gelato. Cheeses. Guh. Without a doubt, eating your way through Italy is a dream come true that all of us would like to replay for years to come. […]