Tag Archives: Western Europe

3 days in strasbourg seeing petit france

3 Days in Alsace Itinerary: A Long Weekend Escape

Alsace is a gorgeous region in eastern France that happens to border Germany and Switzerland. In fact, when you spend 3 days in Alsace (or more), you will sometimes forget that you’re even in France. To me, Alsace is half-timbered buildings crowded in narrow lanes, meat and cheese plates (Alsatian cuisine is delicious but heavy), […]

is scotland safe? yes!

Is Scotland Safe To Visit? 9 Travel Safety Tips for An Amazing Trip

Updated: 2 June 2024 Is Scotland safe to visit? The obvious answer is “yes, Scotland is freakin’ awesome.” Even though it’s popular, travelers might still worry about visiting Scotland for many reasons. For example, travelers who have never left the country might worry about terrorist attacks. Others might be scared about driving in the Highlands. […]

barcelona in 5 days has amazing views

5 Days in Barcelona: The Ultimate City Itinerary

Updated: 18 May 2024 So, you’re planning a beautiful adventure in Spain and have 5 days in Barcelona coming up. Perfect! You’re making the right decision as far as length of time is concerned. I seriously could’ve stayed in Barcelona for weeks on end.  All in all, 5 days in Barcelona leaves plenty of time […]

london in august promises some sunny days

Comprehensive Packing List for London in August

London is absolutely wonderful to visit in the summer. Even though London is associated with rain and cold, when I visited in August, I had several gorgeous sunny days where I spent hours exploring London’s neighborhoods and fabulous parks. A glorious sunny day in London is a travel memory that will make you smile for a […]

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

Updated: 30 April 2024 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 […]