Belfast Wall Murals from the Belfast Black Taxi Tour in West Welfast

Belfast Wall Murals: Belfast Black Taxi Political History Tour

Less than two hours away from Dublin, Belfast was extremely high on my list of places to visit during my second trip to Ireland. Although plans for spending two full days in Belfast fell through, I jumped at the opportunity to join the Wild…
Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin

Irish Whiskey Museum: Sip And Learn Irish Whiskey In Dublin

Whiskey is a quintessential Irish drink. Brown in color, sweet and known for its drinkability, Irish whiskey is one of the most popular spirits in the world. Having said that, if you happen to be in Dublin and are looking to sharpen your…
Big Bus Tours Rome; why joining a bus tour in Rome is great for sightseeing in Rome

Hop-On, Hop-Off Big Bus Tours Rome Sightseeing

Although I usually explore new destinations on foot, a hop-on, hop-off bus tour is another great way to sightsee Rome. During my recent trip to Rome, I joined Big Bus Tours Rome, the flexible bus tour that allows you to explore places of interest…
Rome Budget Travel Costs

7 Day Rome Budget Breakdown: How Much Does A Week In Rome Cost?

Like many other popular Western European cities, many people consider Rome to be a tourist destination high on their bucket list. Nicknamed the Eternal City (for the empire believed to have no end), Rome blew me away with its deeply rooted…
Travel Costs in Rome: How Much Do Things Cost In Rome

Rome Travel Cost: How Much Do Things Cost In Rome?

Are you planning a trip to Rome but having a hard time finalizing your travel budget? Well, budgeting for Rome doesn't have to be a guessing game. In fact, that's why in addition to my detailed Rome budget breakdown, I'm sharing cost estimates…
Tips for saving money shopping in Iceland.

How To Claim Your Tax-Free Refund Shopping in Iceland

When I landed in Reykjavík on my birthday, I had plans to hit the ground running but as I stood in line to clear customs, something didn’t feel right. All of the other passengers had on warm winter coats but where was mine? I looked…
Running in Rome: Three Sighting Routes While Running In Rome

Three Sightseeing Running Routes in Rome

I enjoy running especially outdoors. Not only is it great exercise but it's one of my favorite ways to reset and clear my head. Since wellness and self-care are important to me, I run when I'm home and I continue the tradition when I travel.…
Quintessential British drinks with alcohol.

Classic British Cocktails To Try with Lots of Gin

I'm a craft beer girl. But from time to time I like to switch things up with a classy cocktail. Last weekend I flipped the script and tried something different. I traded my ripped jeans and beanie for a sleek dress and pumps. Instead…
Best Things to Do in Stockholm in Winter

5 Things Do in Stockholm in Winter

From the narrow streets of Old Town to the trendy Södermalm District, visiting Stockholm in the winter was more than I could have ever hoped for. Stockholm is colorful, charming, green and clean. Since I was only in town for the weekend,…
Glendalough Walks in Ireland, Wicklow County

Connecting With Nature And Ancient Irish History in Glendalough

Tucked away in the Wicklow Mountains, visiting Glendalough is like stepping back in time. Only an hour south of Dublin, Glendalough is one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. With breathtaking valleys and scenic lakes, it's an…
Sightseeing in Paris France: Seine River Cruise

Sightseeing In Paris: Highlights From A Seine River Cruise

Paris is one of my favorite cities in the world. After graduate school, to make my dream trip to Paris come true, I saved for almost a year. When I finally visited Paris, I fell in love with its manicured gardens, timeless architecture and quaint…
Montmartre Tour: Windmills and Hidden Gems

Discovering Paris’ Hidden Gems On A Montmartre Tour

After spending almost a week visiting a handful of tourist attractions in Paris, just when I thought that I wouldn't have time to visit the iconic Sacré-Cœur Basilica, I discovered the Montmartre tour by Discover Walks. Although this free…