Europe Category

Lisbon – The San Francisco of Europe

Lisbon in a way is like the sister city of San Francisco: cable cars, tons of hills, and the red suspension bridge (built by the same construction company that built the Old Bay Bridge between SF and Oakland). Lisbon has always been a city that I’ve wanted to visit and I’ve read so many positive […]

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Czech Out Prague

Prague is one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities that I have ever been to. Unfortunately traveling in May brought rain for most of our 3 day trip there, and in my opinion you only need 2 full days to see the majority of the historical sites. Tips Currency: 1 USD = 23 CZK […]

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Porto

So many things happened in the 24 hours that we were in Porto…toll roads not accepting credit card payments, our car getting broken into, our Air B&B being a dump and then the bf losing his wallet with our joint credit cards, and yet we somehow managed to make the best out of our short […]

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Malta – A Hidden Gem

This year for my birthday I decided to do a quick getaway trip to Malta. I had never even heard of it until I saw a Buzzfeed video of Malta and then videos of the beautiful Blue Lagoon. We definitely explored much more than that. Malta has 3 islands, the main island which gives name […]

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Berlin on a Budget

Get ready for a change of scenery because as my friends mentioned this city is really “grungy and grimy.” Berlin is full of history, graffiti art and has a hipster-ish feel. It lacks the charm that most other European cities have because most of it was destroyed in WWII. Tip Make sure to always have […]

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Budget Travel To Buda & Pest (Budapest)

Did you know that Budapest is divided into two different areas? Buda which is on the west side of the Danube River and Pest which is on the east side. My friend and I spent two days there and it was enough for us. Budapest is a pretty cheap city to visit in terms of […]

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North of Spain & Dragonstone

San Sebasti├ín and Bilbao was a fantastic getaway from the Barcelona heat. We started at the food capital of Spain, San Sebasti├ín, and made our way to Bilbao to visit “Dragonstone” from the well known show Game of Thrones and the famous Guggenheim Museum. The basque language is quite interesting because no one really knows […]

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Roam the Streets of Rome

  Traveling during summer can be brutal, especially if you don’t like the heat. Considering that it is peak season you will run into grumpy tourists, overcrowded tours, and expensive accommodations. Beat the heat! I brought my travel umbrella to help with the intense sun rays, my hand fan, and my stainless steel water bottle […]

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