When in Florence it's all too easy to succumb to cultural overload. Here are a few practical tips for surviving a visit to Florence that can make a trip so much easier—and so much more enjoyable.
In a small hamlet just a few miles from Utah Beach in Normandy is a 12th century church that holds an amazing story of sacrifice and bravery. Meet Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore, the angels of mercy.
A winter visit to Paris is both relaxing and refreshing, as you marvel at the many attractions or spend time chatting to locals over a cup of coffee. With fewer crowds and a calming atmosphere during the winter months, a trip to this city will stay with you long after you leave.
With a wealth of culture and history to excite even the most seasoned of travellers, Berlin is a city which has risen like a phoenix from the ashes. A trip during the summer months offers an experience of a lifetime, and I have no doubt that you will be captivated by its beauty.
La Rochelle has a huge number of shops and stores (which comes as no surprise in a touristy city), but one sector outshines them all—bookstores. La Rochelle's ample collection of "librairies" comes as an almost overwhelming (if certainly pleasant) surprise.
With so many sites to see across Italy, is it worth the time and effort to visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa? That is the question everyone wants an answer to—to visit or not to visit?
The Cathedral of Seville is one of the world’s great cathedrals, combining Moorish elements from its days as a mosque with its current Gothic design. It is the largest cathedral in the world and forms the heart and soul of historic Seville.
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most recognizable and celebrated monuments in Paris. Sitting atop the Champs-Elysees the Arc has stood witness to almost 200 years of French history.
Seville has quietly become one of the top destinations in the world due to its wonderful architecture, fascinating history, and host of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. From its massive cathedral to the colorful art of Flamenco, there is something here for everyone.
Lake Como is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy and an easy day trip from Milan. Soaring mountains, charming lakeside villages, and stunning scenery make this a must-see when visiting Milan.
Westminster is the historic and cultural heart of London as well as the center point of British politics, government, and the monarchy. This suggested self-guided walking tour takes you to the major sites and key attractions in London’s Westminster.
Taking a trip through Austria? A visit to Hallstatt and Obertraun wouldn't be complete without stops at the following destinations.
Cordoba is an easy day trip from Seville and is home to one of the world’s greatest examples of religious diversity and tolerance—the incredible Mezquita. But there's more to the town than that. Join me on a tour of the best that Cordoba has to offer.
Wondering how you're going to get around in Rome? Don't fret, this guide will give you all the options you need to help you traverse the city with ease.
Planning to visit Italy during less expensive periods can save you a lot of money. Tips on how to save money during a trip to Italy and what periods of the year are best to visit each region.
No city in the world can compare to Venice. My top 10 list of sights in Venice will take you off the beaten path as well as to all of the must see attractions. Check it out and get your walking shoes on.