A blog giving 10 essential tips to help prepare for travel to Europe from North America.
Americans have fewer vacation days than a lot of our fellow travelers. For us, it’s even more important to capitalize on our time away and make the most of a trip. To fully experience a city and its charms, I like taking a small-group tour for a few hours. A tour offers you the chance… Continue reading Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour
A trip to Italy generally means amazing Italian food. Although great Italian cuisine can be had throughout the country, mastering food etiquette takes a dining experience to the next level. Although most Italians probably wouldn’t tell me if I committed a faux pas, I feel more comfortable when I blend in. I try to be… Continue reading Eat Italy: a Guide to Dining in Italy
Travel brings me great joy, but it also takes me away from my darling dog and her loving, pooch-watching grandma...my mom. For many, international travel means they don’t communicate with their loved ones back home because it's too expensive. But I talk to my mom daily and I won’t let distance change that ritual, so… Continue reading WhatsApp: a Travel Tip
This post—about travel tours—is the first of a series where I will provide insight into how I handle the various aspects of travel I encounter. When traveling, some people enjoy an overnight tour where most expenses and arrangements are wrapped into one pretty package. This option can be great for the person who doesn’t want… Continue reading Top Travel Tips: Taking a Tour