Trains, Buses or Planes When Traveling around Europe? What You Need to Know and a Sample Itinerary.

The pandemic put a bit of a “hold” on Europe travel over the past year, particularly international travel. With things beginning to open up, many of us are likely planning, or at least daydreaming, of our next adventure. My last big, international trip was in February/March 2020, right at the beginning of the pandemic. It… Continue reading Trains, Buses or Planes When Traveling around Europe? What You Need to Know and a Sample Itinerary.

Visiting Helsinki and Tallinn Using the Ferry

Whether you are visiting the city of Helsinki or Tallinn, you can reach the other with a short and pleasant ferry ride. Visiting both cities can make for a great long weekend or an extended vacation. Even if you are planning to be based in one, you can easily hop on the ferry to for… Continue reading Visiting Helsinki and Tallinn Using the Ferry

Top Christmas Markets In Europe

Europe is always magical, especially during the holiday season. If you are visiting during the winter, chances are you will want to check out some of the famed Christmas Markets. These are some of the most famous and beautiful cities with Christmas Markets to visit this season! MUNICH, GERMANY – MARIENPLATZ This is a Christmas… Continue reading Top Christmas Markets In Europe

Hotel Katajanokka | Staying The Night In A Former Helsinki Prison

While visiting Helsinki, if you are looking for a place that is comfortable, convenient, and has a fascinating backstory, look no further than Hotel Katajanokka. This 4-star property is located within a historic former prison setting. The tagline of Escape The Ordinary could not be more true for this particular property! HISTORY Although it is… Continue reading Hotel Katajanokka | Staying The Night In A Former Helsinki Prison

5 Best Small Cities To Visit In Europe This Winter

One of my favorite times to visit Europe is during the winter. If you are looking for the best European cities to visit this winter that aren’t packed with tourists, read on! The festivities and the potential snow are things that I look forward to every year. Not every city in Europe is filled with… Continue reading 5 Best Small Cities To Visit In Europe This Winter

Flow Festival | Helsinki’s Sustainable Music & Arts Festival

It seems to be a common misconception that if you’ve been to one music festival that you’ve been to them all. Although I can appreciate the subtle differences, I was also guilty of assuming this to some degree. That is until I had the pleasure of experiencing Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland. A VIP EXPERIENCE… Continue reading Flow Festival | Helsinki’s Sustainable Music & Arts Festival

Top 6 European Cities To Visit In Winter

There are many perks to traveling during the winter season. For one, nearly every destination is going to be cheaper, which allows you to easily save some cash. It also allows you the opportunity to see many famous destinations during the holiday season, which can be like a fairy tale. Check out these amazing cities… Continue reading Top 6 European Cities To Visit In Winter

Hotel am Mirabellplatz | Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ranks as one of the most beautiful cities that I have visited so far in my travels. Sometimes, nothing in the world can beat those gorgeous mountain views. If you are searching for a Salzburg hotel, I definitely have you covered! HOTEL AM MIRABELLPLATZ Our hotel for this journey to the gorgeous city of… Continue reading Hotel am Mirabellplatz | Salzburg, Austria

A Visit To St. Stephen’s Cathedral | Vienna, Austria

While there are many beautiful churches and cathedrals in Vienna, St. Stephen’s Cathedral is one of the most iconic. Although it was heavily damaged during World War II, the cathedral was repaired and still stands as a centerpiece of Vienna. We left Hotel Beethoven and set off on the 15 minute walk to the cathedral.… Continue reading A Visit To St. Stephen’s Cathedral | Vienna, Austria

An Evening Out In Munich, Germany

After arriving in Munich Germany from a long day of traveling, once the initial jet lag wore off I was extremely excited by the idea of immersing myself and be around all sorts of culture I had not seen before. After an amazing afternoon in the Christmas market, we were really excited to try to… Continue reading An Evening Out In Munich, Germany