Where We Stayed in Santorini

After doing a ton of research on Santorini and the best places to stay, my husband and I decided on Oia. And after visiting most of the other towns on the island, we thought we made the right choice. Imerovigli was SUPER quiet, with many places either closed for the season or under construction (we... Continue Reading →

One Day in Athens

We spent a couple days in Athens during our Greece trip last week, as we flew into the city before heading on to the islands. The first thing I noticed about the city, after driving through countless groves of olive trees, was the  architecture, as I guess I was expecting more of the older buildings... Continue Reading →

One Day in Stockholm

What to Do Visit the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace has a comprehensive free audio guide that is wifi-enabled. So you simply scan your audioguide device to the corresponding sign to learn more about a painting, important historical artifact, or type of decor. Walk around Gamla Stan old square. Maybe stop for a hot chocolate... Continue Reading →

One Day in Amsterdam

What to Do Wake up early to visit the Anne Frank House. Make sure you book your timed tickets early on. The time slots can fill up quickly and tickets are only available online. We saw many people show up thinking they could buy tickets at the museum only to find out that they had... Continue Reading →

A Perfect Day in Paris

Notre Dame Start the day at the Notre Dame. To be honest, it is not one of my favorites, but it’s one of those must see at least once locations. The line is long but moves quickly. Ogle the gothic architecture, giant circular stained glass windows, and the glow of the candle light. Saint Chapelle... Continue Reading →

Tips for Visiting Versailles

The first time I went to Paris around 10 years ago, I didn't get a chance to visit the gilded gold and mirrored halls of Versailles, so when we returned this year, I made it a priority to go. Versailles is definitely not for the faint of heart. What's tricky about Versailles is that everyone's... Continue Reading →

Two Days in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium was one of my favorite cities we visited. I fell in love with the medieval architecture, rambling cobblestone streets, chocolate shops, and walkability. Bruges is essentially built in the shape of a circle (since back in the day it was a walled city surrounded by gates and moats). And you can walk from... Continue Reading →

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