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

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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

24 or 48 Hours in Madrid: Itinerary for Seeing Madrid in One Day or Two!

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Only have one or two days in Madrid? Use this Madrid itinerary to plan the perfect one or two-day visit to Madrid!  To make things simple, here’s what you need to know to check out the most iconic places in Madrid in one day, plus ideas for seeing Madrid in two days. Can’t read now? Pin for later! Good to Know: This guide to … Read more

Barcelona’s Groundbreaking Monument to Trans History

Barcelona’s Groundbreaking Transsexual Monument

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27 Beautiful Quotes About Barcelona & Instagram Caption Ideas

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Looking for beautiful quotes about Barcelona, Spain? This gorgeous city inspires thousands of tourists every year (honestly, probably a few too many tourists), not to mention novelists, historians, and travel writers over the past centuries. Whether you’re looking for Barcelona travel inspiration or Barcelona Instagram captions, here are my favorite Barcelona quotes.  Read next: 250 Inspirational … Read more

11 Stunning Catholic Monasteries Everyone Should See

Kylemore Abbey from my Irish Road Trip in May

Catholic Monasteries are some of my Favorite Places As a history lover and former Catholic, I adore visiting Catholic monasteries for their history, art, and architecture. From the nunnery where the real Maria von Trapp lived in Austria to visiting the stunning Kylemore Abbey while backpacking in Ireland, I’ve spent many days on the road … 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 in-depth overview of what makes … Read more