Tag Archives: Western Europe

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8 Days in Switzerland: A Perfectly Magical Switzerland Itinerary

Updated: February 21 2024 Switzerland is a small country, but man, despite its tiny size, it’s still an incredible place for travel. After all, this Central European gem is home to crystal lakes, sweeping Alpine mountainsides, exquisite chocolates, and gorgeous handmade watches. I wouldn’t think twice if someone (who … I don’t know) demanded I […]

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Is Italy Safe to Travel Alone? My Honest Opinion

Without a doubt, Italy is one of my favorite destinations in Europe. Is loving Italy a total travel cliche? After all, it feels like everyone wants to visit Italy. Perhaps loving Italy isn’t very original, but I’ve never been the sort of person to scoff at popular places, haha. I’ll happily roam the beaten path. […]

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Packing Guide: What to Wear in Ireland in April

Updated: 29 January 2024 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 […]

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The Ultimate Southern Spain Itinerary 7 Days

Andalusia is a region that immediately springs to mind when people think of quintessential Spain. Hot weather. Flamenco dancers. White-washed villages. Palm trees. Intricate Moorish architecture. Orange trees. Andalusia is, without a doubt, vibrant and rich and beautiful; Andalusia stole my heart and truly made me feel as if I’ve landed in Spain (even more-so than […]

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

Updated: 16 January 2024 As a smaller city, Hoorn is an overlooked town (well, at least overlooked by tourists) that is 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 […]