Tag Archives: Western Europe

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 […]

Packing Guide: What to Wear in Ireland in April

what to wear in ireland in april is a warm coat

Planning an incredible Spring Break to the Emerald Isle, but you’re still not sure what to wear in Ireland in April? Perhaps you’re worried about overpacking or bringing clothes you won’t use once? Don’t worry! I got your packing needs covered right here.  My spring Ireland packing guide will help you prepare for your upcoming […]

Is Amsterdam Worth Visiting? My Verdict is “Yes!”

2 days in amsterdam seeing row homes

Is Amsterdam worth visiting? Wait. Seriously, Rachel? Amsterdam? Haha, yup, that’s a real question that I’ll aim to answer in this post. I already know some of you are probably thinking, “Huh? What a weird question, though. Amsterdam is one of the most famous cities in the world. Of course Amsterdam is worth it!” However, […]

Best Things to Do in Hoorn (An Incredible Dutch Town!)

things to do in hoorn the netherlands include gorgeous homes

Hoorn is an overlooked town not too far from Amsterdam. Although famous travel author Rick Steves briefly discusses Hoorn in his Netherlands episode, this area of the country is still wonderfully undiscovered by most tourists. And I’m super excited to talk about it! So, welcome to my post that’s all about my favorite things to […]