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

Art Pavilion Building Zagreb Croatia

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

The 50 Most Beautiful Beaches in the Mediterranean for a Spectacular Mediterranean Vacation

Best beaches of Cyprus - Petra tou Romiou, famous as a birthplace of Aphrodite

I just adore a great Mediterranean vacation. Whether it’s basking on the shores of Cyprus, Tunisia, Malta, or Greece, I never say no when someone suggests we head to one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean! So if you’re dreaming about a beach getaway, here are fifty(!) fabulous Mediterranean beaches for you to choose from.  … 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

50 Giggle-Inducing Barcelona Puns & Jokes for Your Spain Pics

Park guell colors in Barcelona, Spain

Looking for hilarious Barcelona puns to share with friends before a trip to Spain? Or perhaps you want a few clever puns to use as Barcelona Instagram captions on your trip? Here are my favorite Barcelona jokes and puns to help make your amazing trip to Spain even more enjoyable!   Read next: 27 Beautiful Quotes … Read more

27 Beautiful Quotes About Barcelona & Instagram Caption Ideas

Spain - Barcelona - Pixabay

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 … Read more

10 Books that Made My Life Better Written in the Last Decade

Note: this post originally came out in October, 2016 and has been updated with additional recommendations as of July, 2018.   I want to hit the pause button on the travel talk for just a second. The National Authors Day is coming up, and that has gotten me thinking about all the working authors and … Read more