Europe

5 Reasons To Visit Northern Italy

Of course, there are always many, many reasons to travel, especially to far off places with different cultures and exciting new landscapes. So when I say, “5 Reasons To Visit Northern Italy”, I’m conjuring up a very condensed list of a few of my favorite stops during my quick trip to Europe. Hopefully, I’ll be …

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Ricasoli Italy’s Oldest Winery

If you are planning a trip to Italy, most likely you’ll want to include a wine tour through the many famous vineyards of Tuscany. I’ll be honest that I am not a “wino” and instead would rather enjoy an ice cold beer, but a chance to immerse myself in the long history of the area …

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Bled Castle, Slovenia

Sitting at the foothills of the Julian Alps, Bled is a small town just south of the Austrian border in the beautiful country of Slovenia. Perched on top of a steep cliff is Bled Castle, which is considered the oldest castle in Slovenia and one of the most visited attractions in the country. It made …

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Short Layover In Venice Italy

Venice is an elaborate city with winding alleyways and endless options for food or drinks. Most people spend a couple of days and still don’t manage to see everything. Landing in Venice and having to move on to our next destination only left me with a handful of hours to explore. Even with a crunched …

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Weekend Trip To Europe

Sitting in front of the computer while pondering the details of a potential weekend trip to Europe for an old friends wedding, I opened up a Dove chocolate piece with a message that said: “Book the plane ticket”. I don’t always rely on the universe to tell me what to do, but in this case, …

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Driving In Italy

Driving in another country can be stressful and ominous compared to commuting in your hometown. Laws, signage and overall demeanor on the roads can be completely different, but don’t let that deter you from taking on the open road and having a completely flexible itinerary. Be prepared, be cautious and most importantly be confident. It’s …

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