The Ultimate Guide to the Best of Marrakesh in 3 Days

Nothing can really prepare you for your first visit to Marrakesh. It’s everything you imagine. It’s a place that can be magical. But, for many, it’s much less- chaotic, dusty, harsh. It’s definitely not a city for everyone. Before heading to Marrakesh for a long weekend trip, I’d been warned by people who had been … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to the Best of Marrakesh in 3 Days

5 Reasons to Visit Beautiful Barcelona

Seemingly overnight, Barcelona became one of my favorite cities in the world.  Barcelona, a city with incredible architecture, golden beaches and an infectious energy. Even though it’s part of Spain’s mainland, Barcelona is the capital of the Catalonia region, an autonomous region that’s proud of their distinctive culture and history. Incredible architecture (oh, Gaudi), golden beaches, … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Beautiful Barcelona

The Ultimate First Timers Guide to Amsterdam

Oh, Amsterdam. A city that captured my heart the first time I visited, and has lured me back many times since then. Houses are tilted. Stairs are steep. Houseboats bob. Candles burn in all the eateries. Bicycles outnumber cars. City lights twinkle on the canals. A city on canals, Amsterdam is easy explored by foot, boat or … Continue reading The Ultimate First Timers Guide to Amsterdam

The Ultimate Guide to Paris for First Time Visitors

Paris, like many cities, is one that takes years to truly explore. Even though I’ve been to the City of Light several times, there's so much I haven't seen or explored. Before visiting Paris for the first time, I’d heard it was a beautiful city, full of life. Ornate buildings, cute bistros, an abundance of … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Paris for First Time Visitors

22 of London’s Best Pubs: Perfect Places for a Pint

Even after countless trips to London and three years of living there, every time I'm in the big smoke, I somehow find it even more beautiful and interesting. Full of iconic buildings and historic landmarks, there’s a timeless, yet energetic, vibe. Like any major city, there’s no shortage of ways to fill your time. If … Continue reading 22 of London’s Best Pubs: Perfect Places for a Pint

The Best Day Trips from London to See More of England

London is a world class city. Filled to the brim with attractions- from parks to museums, to cocktail bars, pubs and incredible restaurants, there's no shortage of things to do in London town. There's so much, it's more than anyone could manage in a lifetime. Even living three years in the city, there's loads I … Continue reading The Best Day Trips from London to See More of England

The Ultimate Guide to 5 Days in Sweden: Stockholm & Gothenburg

From frozen lapland to dense forests to beautiful islands in the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden is a stunning country. On a first visit, many people only visit Stockholm. And, with good reason- Stockholm is the largest city in Scandinavia, it’s a gorgeous, lively place to explore. Spread across countless islands, Stockholm is the capital of cool. … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to 5 Days in Sweden: Stockholm & Gothenburg