13 Best Things To Do In Florence, Italy

The best things to do in Florence, the famous and artistic capital of Tuscany. Florence remains high on many travelers' bucket lists, as it should. It is the birthplace of the Renaissance, so it is home to legendary architecture and world-famous artwork. As the capital of Italy's region of Tuscany, Florence is full of amazing …

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Best Places To Visit In The Amalfi Coast

A detailed list of all the best places to visit in the Amalfi Coast of southwestern Italy. People travel from all over the world to witness the breathtaking views of Italy's Amalfi Coast. Easily accessible from Naples and Rome, the Amalfi Coast makes for a gorgeous summer weekend trip on Italy's western coastline. Here are the …

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Non Touristy Things To Do In Rome, Italy

Want to get off the beaten path and see some non-touristy Rome attractions? Here are some ways to get in touch with authentic Roman culture while traveling in Italy's capital city. As one of the most visited cities in Europe and the world, Rome has plenty of well-known tourist attractions. The Colosseum and Roman Forum are …

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Budget Travel Tips for Spain

9 budget travel tips for Spain. Traveling Spain doesn't have to be expensive! Spain is a gorgeous Mediterranean country filled with seductive music, flavorful food and wine, and a warm, welcoming culture. The cost of traveling through Spain is pretty average for Europe. It's not as cheap as Portugal or the eastern countries like Romania …

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15 Amazing Places To Visit In Italy

There are so many amazing places to visit in Italy. Here are some of my favorites! Italy is easily one of the most visited countries in Europe.  Known for its fresh and delicious cuisine, its impressive ancient landmarks, its vast history and its passionate, heartwarming culture, Italy is worth all the hype.  Many travelers visit …

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Amsterdam Budget Travel Guide

This Amsterdam budget travel guide will hopefully help future travelers explore this famous city cheaply! Amsterdam is one of those cities that every traveler has an image of in their mind before they've been there. I just spent a weekend in Amsterdam, and the city definitely fulfilled my expectations. I saw the scenic canals, the …

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7 Incredible Volunteer Opportunities Around The World

7 volunteer opportunities around the world, perfect for open-minded and adventurous budget travelers. If you've browsed through my blog before, you'll know that I am a huge fan of volunteering abroad. It is an amazing way to experience different cultures, learn new skills, meet lovely people, and save money while traveling. I've written a few …

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20 Non Touristy Places In Europe

Hidden gems, local secrets, off-the-beaten-path destinations, or whatever you choose to call them, here are 20 of my favorite non touristy places in Europe! Europe is very high on many people's travel wishlist. As it should be! Physically, it is quite small compared to other continents. You can fly from one side to the other …

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10 Incredible Things To Do In Interlaken, Switzerland

10 of the most amazing things to do in Interlaken, Switzerland.  This past weekend, I had my first gig as an international tour guide in Switzerland. I helped lead a weekend trip to Interlaken with Smart Trip, the student tour company I work for in Rome. Aside from dealing with long overnight buses, the responsibility …

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Budget Travel Guide to Aveiro, Portugal

A quick and easy budget travel guide To Aveiro, Portugal! The beautiful seaside Portuguese town of Aveiro makes the perfect day trip from Porto, especially while on a backpacker budget. It is located only one hour away from Porto and it offers a more laid-back, charming atmosphere. Also called the “Venice of Portugal”, Aveiro is known for …

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