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Dubrovnik, Croatia
A One Day Guide to the Old City of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has been on my radar far longer than the existence of Game of Thrones.…

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European Food Tour: My Favorite 10 Foods from 10 Countries

Another Friday means another Foodie Friday is here! I asked you guys answered, so you…

bologna italy
Participating in Food Rituals in Bologna, Italy

When I say Bologna, Italy is underrated by travelers, I really, really mean this. Underrated…

riva del garda
A Brief Visit to Riva del Garda, Italy

About a year ago I had the opportunity to take a very quick road trip…

best travel moments 2018
My 5 Favorite Travel Moments of 2018

Follow my blog with Bloglovin 2018… you were an intense one! Anyone else? I didn’t…

kamenjak croatia
A Weekend of Relaxation and Reflection

Welcome to something a bit different. I wanted to try a new series where I…

24 hours verona italy
Exploring Verona, Italy in 24 Hours

If you just have 24 hours to explore Verona, Italy then you are in for…

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Taking My Mom Sightseeing in Venice, Italy!

Interestingly, two years later, I found myself booking an Airbnb for Venice, Italy. This time…

Istria Croatia
Photographing the Istrian Peninsula

I wasn’t planning on writing anything about my trip to the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia.…

Four Days in Barcelona, Spain
Four Days in Barcelona, Spain

Mid-July 2015 I decided to go on my first completely solo trip to a different…

The Royal Palace Madrid Spain
Visit Madrid in 3 Days

I spent three and a half days in Madrid during my solo trip and thought…

Valencia Spain
Sightseeing in Valencia, Spain

I had a very quiet visit to Valencia. I arrived in the afternoon of a…

A Weekend of Sightseeing in Venice

Early October (2015) I went to Italy and took a mini trip inside of my…

villa d'este fountains
The Magical Fountains in Villa d’Este

Back in 2014, I was living in England and took a trip back to Rome.…

hadrians villa tivoli
A Retreat from Rome: Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli

Villa Adriana, or in English known as Hadrian’s Villa, in Tivoli, was the Roman Emperor…