24 Hours in Milan, Italy
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24 Hours in Milan, Italy

The final stop on our 9-day Italy trip was spending 24 hours in Milan! A wonderful city in northern Italy, Milan had lots of culture and a sophisticated vibe. After hiking in Cinque Terre the week before, it was refreshing to stay at the Marriott and have regular access to air conditioning. These are the … Continue reading

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2 Days in Corniglia, Cinque Terre–  Hikes, Beaches, and Italian Spritz
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2 Days in Corniglia, Cinque Terre– Hikes, Beaches, and Italian Spritz

Cinque Terre is a collection of five towns on the western Italian coast: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. Originally former fishing towns, the Cinque Terre coast has slowly transformed into a hiking and beach destination. Despite being full of visitors from all over the world, we immediately fell in love with our … Continue reading

2 Days in Venice, Italy – How to Enjoy Gondolas, Eat Cicchetti, and Avoid Tourists
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2 Days in Venice, Italy – How to Enjoy Gondolas, Eat Cicchetti, and Avoid Tourists

To avoid tourists in Venice, Italy is hard but not impossible. The natural beauty of Venice is overwhelming with medieval streets, painted houses, and over 118 islands connected by hundreds of bridges crossing turquoise blue water. The island city was a wonderful place to launch my 9-day trip in Italy. I’m a passionate traveler seriously … Continue reading

48 Hours in Gorges du Verdon — Exploring the “Grand Canyon” of France
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48 Hours in Gorges du Verdon — Exploring the “Grand Canyon” of France

Did I plan this trip after seeing an Instagram post by Travel & Leisure? Maybe. Was it worth it? Absolutely! A visit to the Gorges du Verdon or the Verdon Gorge aka the Grand Canyon of France is stunning, beautiful, and well worth the winding cliff drives. While you can shrink this trip into a … Continue reading

48 Hours in Provence, France Discovering Poppy Fields, Wine, & Village Life
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48 Hours in Provence, France Discovering Poppy Fields, Wine, & Village Life

I’m off to the Provence countryside to see the poppy fields of France. Just one week after moving to Paris, I’ve already jetted out of the city and started exploring the country of France! Verdict? Best choice ever! My desire to see the poppy fields and the fact that my boyfriend’s job took him back … Continue reading

A Houstonian’s Guide: 48 Hours in Frankfurt, Germany
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A Houstonian’s Guide: 48 Hours in Frankfurt, Germany

My boyfriend recently moved to Frankfurt, so naturally I had to take a trip over the pond to visit him and explore his new hometown. Adventuring with a pseudo-local opened my eyes to all the adventures Frankfurt has to offer. I think most people (myself included) had the perception that Frankfurt is a super business … Continue reading