12 things to know before visiting Iceland

12 things to know before visiting Iceland

Visiting Iceland can be one of the most amazing trips of your life. I had never considered going there, but was invited by a friend and had heard so many amazing things about it. But there are some important things to know before visiting Iceland. Click the links...
Visiting Pompeii, Italy and hiking Mount Vesuvius

Visiting Pompeii, Italy and hiking Mount Vesuvius

If you are traveling to Italy, visiting the city of Pompeii and hiking Mount Vesuvius are must-see locations. There are so many Italian cities with amazing history, but none have been preserved the way Pompeii has. We have some tips on how to get to Pompeii from Rome,...
Where to stay in Venice, Italy: Locanda Leon Bianco

Where to stay in Venice, Italy: Locanda Leon Bianco

Whether you use a travel agent, booking website, or airbnb, you will soon find that there are so many hotels and apartments available in Venice, and it can soon become overwhelming. Because of this, we wanted to share with you the one we experienced ourselves, because...
Visiting Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome, Italy

Visiting Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome, Italy

Castel Sant’Angelo is a must-see destination when visiting Rome, Italy — but it’s not just about the history or beautiful architecture. The castle showcases one of the most amazing views in Rome. Here are the reasons you should include the Castel St....
Will you need a visa to visit Europe? Not exactly.

Will you need a visa to visit Europe? Not exactly.

Back in 2017, the European Commission had voted to require a visa for United States citizens to visit the Schengen Zone in the EU. The parliament eventually decided not to go ahead with the rule, but now things are changing. United States citizens will be required to...
How to see London in 3 days

How to see London in 3 days

When traveling overseas, sometimes it’s more of a sprint than a marathon. It’s fun to do what you want sometimes, but other times you want to make sure you do all you can in the amount of time you are there. London is one of those cities, because there is...
5 Things to do in Vienna in 1 day

5 Things to do in Vienna in 1 day

Vienna, Austria has been considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and historically, one of the most significant (especially in the world of music). You could spend weeks there and still not see everything you want, but if you are limited on time, here...
Climb to the top of St. Peter’s Basilica Dome

Climb to the top of St. Peter’s Basilica Dome

Visiting Vatican City can be an exciting, but overwhelming, experience. When visiting the home of the pope, you will want to see The Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and definitely St. Peter’s Basilica. But it’s not well known that you can actually...
What to wear to The Vatican: Dress Code rules [2024] you should know

Taking the Vatican Scavi tour: Visiting St. Peter’s tomb

The Vatican Scavi Tour, or a tour of the Vatican Necropolis, is one of the most exclusive tours in Rome, Italy, and maybe even in Europe! This is because they only let around 250 people in each day (compared with the more than 30,000 who visit the Vatican each day)....
Europe: Should I rent a car or take the train?

Europe: Should I rent a car or take the train?

So you’re heading to Europe and have no idea how to get around? Transportation in a new country can be scary, especially knowing if you should rent a car or take the train. So which is better? Taking a car or renting a train is a very personal decision. There...
Things to do in Regensburg, Germany

Things to do in Regensburg, Germany

Although not as well known as other German cities, Regensburg has 140,000 residents, and is the fourth-largest Bavarian city in the State of Bavaria. It is only hours away from numerous metropolitan European cities, and can even make a good day trip. Whether you plan...
5 ways to avoid getting ripped off while traveling

5 ways to avoid getting ripped off while traveling

Travel is fun, and it’s always a learning experience. But one thing not many people talk about is how you can easily be taken advantage of in a foreign country. Even if it ends up only costing you a few extra dollars, knowing someone was less than honest with...