48 Hours in London

Royals, double-decker buses, fish and chips, The Beatles, hard cider, Big Ben, the Globe Theatre and Prince George; must I say more?

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Why you Must Visit Barcelona

This Barcelona post is long overdue. Now that fall is upon us, I feel nostalgic for my time in Barcelona, an enchanting city and the perfect summer destination. Here are a few of my favorite sights and attractions from my four day stay. After a three hour train ride from Madrid, I arrived in the…

Anni, Amori e Bicchieri di Vino

Rome, Monday morning, my last few hours in the European continent – I had my ticket for the Leonardo Da Vinci express, which would take me to the airport to board my plane back to Chicago. I stepped out on to the platform, and I inhaled the Italian air one last time. It took a…

Tapas and Sangria in Madrid

I expected a busy european city, full of things to do, sightseeing, many tourists, and long lines. Madrid, is not your typical city capital, the sun comes out early and doesn’t set until 10 pm, the days are never ending and all the nights are young. I’m not going to lie, I spent most of…

Travel Bucket List (Wanderlust)

Wanderlust Day Dreams Suffering from Wanderlust is not easy and there’s no cure. Most days all I think about is making this happen, which is why I always work so hard. And once I finish planning a trip, I get on to planning the next one, and so on. While planning my trip to Europe…

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Driving into Los Angeles that Saturday morning had been foggy, with not much to see in the distance. The heavy clouds showered the mountains with rain, and kept the sun away. A sign over the expressway indicated we were approaching Hollywood. Riding shotgun, I pushed myself forward until my seatbelt stopped stretching, so I could…

If You Missed Paris in the 20s (A Guide)

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast You’ve decided to see Paris! Now What? I put together some tips from my trip…

Trouver sa Voie

It was a sunny morning in August but I could feel the Parisian chill, which felt refreshing. I arrived an hour before the Eiffel Tower opened and the line was long. Many tourists also got up early to beat the crowds. I stood in line and avoided making eye contact with the men selling souvenirs….