Europe

9 Unique Day Trips from Venice, Italy

9 Unique Day Trips from Venice, Italy

While playing for Imoco Volleyball, my closest airport and major train station was Venice. And while I think Venice is an amazing place, you really only need a couple days to explore. So, I quickly became an expert in navigating the trains, planes and automobiles […]

24 Hours Series: Barcelona

24 Hours Series: Barcelona

What’s a girl to do when she needs an adventure and all her friends can’t keep up? Toss the anxiety aside and plan a solo trip to Barcelona. Spain has been on my top list of countries to visit. From the culture to the landscape […]

24 Hours Series: Lisbon, Portugal

24 Hours Series: Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon has long been on my list of countries to visit. I read about it a while ago, and all the top travel bloggers were saying the same things – Go before it becomes a tourist hot spot. Not one to miss out on an […]

Easter Weekend in the Heart of Croatia

Easter Weekend in the Heart of Croatia

Certain things are better together. Wine and dark chocolate. Rosé at Sunset. And road trips with girlfriends. When my best friend decided to come visit me, all of these were in order. With two days free, we headed towards Italy’s eastern neighbor, Croatia, for one epic […]

Visiting Athens as a Local

Visiting Athens as a Local

What makes someone the perfect travel partner? Always up for anything, willing to try any and all things, and does not stress/panic over getting lost in another country. Also must love dogs, dancing and wine. When I played in Italy, I was fortunate enough to […]

A Dining Experience to Remember in Modena

A Dining Experience to Remember in Modena

Modena, Italy is a cute little town in Northern Italy. It’s known for being the home to expensive car makers like Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati. It’s also home to one of my favorite restaurants – da Enzo (maybe a little lesser know than those automobiles). […]

Dubrovnik: A “How to” Guide for First Timers

Dubrovnik: A “How to” Guide for First Timers

I used to think Venice was the most picturesque place in Europe – until I visited Dubrovnik, Croatia. Due to the popularity of Game of Thrones, Dubrovnik has become immensely popular with tourists, and it’s for good reason. Besides the fact that the city is […]

Through the Lens: Dubrovnik

Through the Lens: Dubrovnik

Pictures don’t do Dubrovnik, Croatia justice.

24 Hours Series: Paris

24 Hours Series: Paris

Ever hear about something for so long that when you see it in person the stories don’t compare to how amazing it actually is? For me, Paris is everything. From shopping to historic monuments, beautiful architecture and a great nightlife, Paris lives up to the […]

Venice through a Lens

Venice through a Lens

Some places are too pretty for words, and Venice is one of them. You can click on the pictures to enlarge them if you really want to feel like you’re there. Enjoy!