Windmills are a quintessential icon of the Netherlands, and they definitely cannot be missed! There are a few places you can see the windmills, but we decided to go to Zaanse Schans, which is about a 30-minute bus ride from Amsterdam. If you are staying in Amsterdam and are looking for an easy, fun day […]
Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands, and it is an easy day trip from Amsterdam. Since much of it was destroyed in the Second World War, Rotterdam is a much more modern city than Amsterdam. Keep reading for my Rotterdam travel guide on how to spend one day in Rotterdam!
During a trip to Europe last summer, Amsterdam quickly became one of my favourite European cities. It is a super walkable city full of gorgeous canals, cool buildings and amazing food. There is so much to see and do! And, there really are as many bicycles in the city as people say there are! Other […]
During a two-week trip to Italy, my husband and I went to Venice, Florence and Rome. We packed a lot into the 2 weeks and had the best time! It has definitely made me want to return to Italy, because there is so much more to explore. In this post I will give you an […]
There is so much to see and do in Rome, including the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum and the Vatican! In this post I am sharing the ultimate itinerary for spending four days in the Eternal City. This Rome travel guide can also easily be shortened down to two or three days, depending how long you […]
The Colosseum is by far one of the most iconic landmarks in Rome, and it definitely cannot be missed! I don’t think you can truly understand the grandeur of it until you see it in person. In this post I am sharing a guide to visiting the Colosseum and how to get the most out […]
Visiting the Trevi Fountain was one of the top things I was looking forward to when planning a trip to Rome, Italy. So many of the photos and videos I’d seen of the Trevi Fountain were full of thousands of people everywhere, so you could barely see the fountain in the background though. Not my […]
Florence, Italy is full of art, museums and amazing architecture. Today I am sharing a Florence travel guide on how we spent two full days in the city known as the “cradle of the Renaissance,” including how to see the statue of David for free, which church is a must-see and which one is not […]
The statue of David is an iconic feature in Florence, Italy, created by the famous Italian artist Michelangelo. The marble statue is 17 feet tall and depicts the Biblical figure David, prior to his battle with Goliath. It is definitely a must-see when in Florence, but there is more than one way to see it. […]
Boboli Gardens is a famous spot in Florence, Italy behind Pitti Palace. The garden is touted as an elegant Italian-style garden with expansive green spaces and historical statues and fountains. This post will be a guide to what to expect when visiting Boboli Gardens, and if I think it is worth visiting or not.