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 …

15 Best things to do in Malaga, Spain and why you must go there now

Located in Spain’s southern Andalucia, Malaga is a vibrant city that has so much to offer the intrepid tourist. Jam-packed with history, Malaga has been home to several civilizations stretching back 3,000 years. Phoenician traders originally founded a commercial center here in the early 7th Century BC and were soon followed Read More …

10 Best Day trips from Salzburg, Austria: Mountain adventures, Lakes and Epic drives

A charming city in Austria with spectacular views of the Eastern Alps, Salzburg is perfectly located for some of the top day trips in Austria.  While the Altstadt (Old Town) is renowned for its baroque architecture, its UNESCO World Heritage site, and breathtaking squares, palaces and gardens it is the perfect Read More …

Mozart, Klimt, Getting lost in Schonbrunn Palace maze: Best Things to do in Vienna with kids

Vienna, the capital city of Austria has a lot of history, music and great cafe culture.  If you are traveling with kids like us – be it, toddlers or teenagers, don’t miss out on the museums – they have a variety of museums in Wein (Vienna in German).  See our Read More …

Provence and French Riviera: A 10 day Itinerary to see the Sunkissed 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?  Called Région Sud or PACA, Southern France includes Provence, French Alps and Côte d’Azur. You most definitely heard of the lavenders of Provence and the glitz and glamour of 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 …

20 Photos from Burano, Italy’s Most Colorful Town

If you find yourself in Venice, don’t miss spending at least one day in Burano Italy’s most colorful Town! Burano Italy’s most colorful town is about 45 minutes by boat from Venice. We missed out on visiting this colorful fishing town the last time we were in Venice and wanted Read More …

One day Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary: Cliffs, Colorful villages & Views

Our one day Amalfi Coast Road Trip was everything we thought it would be.  Read this One day Amalfi Coast Drive Road trip Itinerary to see how you can cover the highlights (including a visit to Pompeii) even if you have only a day here. Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, the Amalfi coastline Read More …

One perfect day in Saint Tropez: A Provencal escape!

Saint Tropez, the Côte d’Azur seaside town, is a Romantic Port of call which became a spectacular resort destination after World War II.  Drawn for its unbeatable setting and glamorous vibe, St Tropez saw an influx of artists of the French New Wave then the European and American jet setters came along.  But it Read More …

Hiking in the Upper Engadin, Listening to cow bells, trying Walnut tarts: Our favorite Summer things to do in St Moritz

St. Moritz, the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism is a holiday resort town in Switzerland and seems like a well kept secret.  It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice and guests from all over the world appreciate the modern Alpine lifestyle and winter sporting opportunities the area provides but you Read More …