17 Houses of Famous Authors You Can Visit in Real Life!

Connecticutt - Mark Twain House and Museum was the home of Mark Twain from 1874 to 1871 with American High Gothic style in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

I just love visiting author’s homes on my travels. From seeing Pushkin’s house in Chisinau to seeing where Margaret Mitchell penned Gone With the Wind in Atlanta, some of my favorite travel memories are seeing the homes of famous writers. Here are some of the best houses of famous authors that you can actually visit … Read more

5 Books to Read on Vacation: Travel Memoirs, Beach Reads, and More!

Best Books to Read on Vacation_ Travel Memoirs, Beach Reads, and More!

Most of the time, choosing the best books to read on vacation is just as important as choosing the destination of your vacation. I mean, after all, a good book can change your life!   Finding the right books at your preferred location – whether it’s on a beach, plane, long train ride, or in … Read more

27 Stunning Places to Visit in September in Europe for a Late Summer Getaway

Visiting Europe in September is a great idea for many tourists. You’ll be able to skip the families traveling during school holidays, you can take advantage of end-of-season discounts, and the crowds start to thin out a bit. Here are some of the best places to visit in September in Europe to enjoy the end … Read more

25 Most Underrated Cities in Europe for a Fabulous Vacation without the Crowds

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If you want to explore Europe but you want to avoid throngs of tourists, then pick one of these underrated cities in Europe to enjoy some of Europe off-the-beaten-path.    Can’t read now? Pin for later!         The Most Underrated Cities in Europe Here are my favorite European underrated cities. For an … Read more

27 of the Best Opera Houses in Europe for a Perfect Night Out

Germany - Dresden - DRESDEN, GERMANY - June 15, 2019: The famous opera house Semperoper in Dresden after a concert after sunset

Whenever I travel, I always look for a fun or elegant performance that I can add to my itinerary. In London, this was seeing a Shakespeare production in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. In NYC, this meant seeing Hamilton during a fantastic New York weekend. And in Vienna, this, of course, meant going to the Vienna … Read more

Berlin or Vienna? Which Central European City is Right for You?

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Berlin versus Vienna? Which Should You Choose? Of course, they’re both amazing cities, and I’m smitten with both. But travel time is precious, and sometimes you just need to know which is the right city for you, Berlin or Vienna? Here’s how to choose.   Choose Berlin if… Here are four reasons you should choose … Read more

17 of the Most Instagrammable Places in Dresden, Germany

Instagrammable Places in Dresden

Nicknamed the “Florence of the North,” Dresden is a beautiful city full of stunning architecture, charming squares, and quirky passageways. Spread across the Elbe river, there is enough to see between the elegant Altstadt and funky Neustadt to a memory card or two. Here are the most Instagrammable places in Dresden, plus Dresden photography and … Read more

7 Spectacular Day Trips from Berlin, Germany for Every Kind of Traveler

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Berlin is a great city to explore. There’s fabulous shopping, important war history to delve into, and great cultural sites to experience. But if you have the time, consider taking a day trip or two. There is a mix of great cultural and nature trips possible, and there’s something out there for every kind of … Read more