Tag Archives: Western Europe

5 Days in Madrid: The Ultimate City Itinerary

5 days in madrid means seeing lots of great views

Madrid was one of those European capitals that intrigued me on a personal level. Not only are there plenty of direct flights from New Jersey, making Madrid super accessible for me, but this city is also particularly well-known for its world-class art museums. And everyone knows that I adore art museums. After all, the Metropolitan […]

Solo Travel in Edinburgh: Travel Tips & Tricks

solo travel in edinburgh on a sunny day

On my first solo trip ever, I had no idea what to except. I didn’t know if reading about solo travel on dreamy blogs would match up with reality, but it was too late to turn the plane around to Newark. Instead I landed at Edinburgh airport with knots in my stomach. The customs officer […]

10 Days in Scotland: The Ultimate Itinerary

ready to enjoy 10 days in scotland

No place on earth steals my heart quite like Scotland does, which is why I prominently feature this gorgeous green country on my blog. I believe that no amount of time in Scotland is ever, ever enough. Scotland’s wonders are endless. You’ll always discover another crumbling scenic castle, hidden loch nestled among emerald-colored mountains, and […]

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 in Vienna: The Best Things to See & Do

solo travel in vienna at belvedere

Solo travel in Vienna is marvelous, everyone. As you know, Vienna is the capital of Austria, and definitely one of the many beautiful places that you should add to your Central Europe travel itinerary.  When I first visited this Baroque Beauty, Vienna’s wide streets, artistic cafes, and grand opera house inspired me to embrace my […]