How to spend One day in Verona: Visit an ancient arena, Juliet’s balcony and other things to do

Known as “Little Rome”, Verona has a rich cultural past but is mostly known for Shakespeare’s famous love story, Romeo and Juliet.  Can you see Verona in a day? You could easily spend 3 or 4 days here exploring the nearby wineries but if you are short on time this Read More …

One Day in Salzburg: Walking in the footsteps of Mozart and singing Do Re Me at Mirabell Palace Gardens and other things to do

We were driving from Vienna to Geneva during our Alps road trip and Salzburg was our base for 3 days.   We only spent one day in Salzburg, most others were spent in the car drives.  It was the perfect base for some amazing road trips in Austria all within close distance from Salzburg. Located Read More …

Road Trip: One week Itinerary for visiting the Spiti Valley in India

Spiti Valley is a desert valley at a high altitude in the mountains of Himalayas, in Himachal Pradesh, India. Spiti means “middle land” gets its name since it separates India from Tibet. To explore at leisure 10 days would be ideal but can be done in 7 days. Here is Read More …

Provence and French Riviera: 10 day Itinerary to see Southern France

So you have been to Paris a few times but can you really check France off your list if you haven’t visited Southern France?  Here is our Provence and French Riviera Itinerary from a couple of summers ago when we went on a road trip in Southern France. Called Région Read More …

Gaudi, Picasso, Getting lost in El Born: Best things to do in Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona has some of the most unique and inspiring architecture in the world, masters like Gaudi and Picasso have left their mark in this vibrant city.  Our daughter was so inspired by this city that her Extended Essay for her International Baccalaureate program in High School was based on this Read More …

Why Northern Italy in November is a great idea

We have been to Italy a few times before, but when Mr.Suburbia mentioned that he saw tickets to Milan at a great price and we jumped on it and booked a Thanksgiving trip to Northern Italy.  While most Italian itineraries are set on summer getaways – here is why we Read More …

Amazing Andalucia: A 7 day Itinerary to see the Best of Southern Spain

Flamenco dancers, horse carriages, bright bougainvilleas, tapas, and elaborate Moorish castles are what is in store when you visit Southern Spain.  Here is our 7 day Andalusia Itinerary to see the best of Southern Spain. While westerners spell Andalusia with a ‘s’, Spaniards spell it as Andalucía!  Andalucía called Al-Andalus Read More …

One Week London Itinerary and Top things to do in London with kids

We visited London during the summer for a week and took a train to Scotland to spent another 5 days there. Here is our one week Itinerary of all the highlights to see on your first-time visit to London and the top things to do in London with kids. London much Read More …