Europe

Easy Day Trips from Istanbul

Easy Day Trips from Istanbul

It might not be your first thought when arriving in Istanbul, but there are actually some amazing sights to see just outside this vast city. Take a day out of your schedule to plan a trip to one of these beautiful locations. You’ll get an […]

24 Hours Series: Istanbul

24 Hours Series: Istanbul

How to see Istanbul in just 24 hours or even a quick layover? Even the thought is daunting. Istanbul is home to nearly 15 million people and one of just four cities in the world that are located in two continents. It’s divided into districts […]

New Years In Amsterdam

New Years In Amsterdam

Having epic plans, isn’t that everyone’s goal for ringing in the New Year? In my opinion, doing New Years right involves having no expectations. Round up your favorite people, a bottle of champagne, and see where the night takes you. We couldn’t think of a […]

Breakfast In Istanbul

Breakfast In Istanbul

What can I say, I’m a lover of breakfast. (If you don’t believe check out any of my breakfast recipes!) It’s the one meal of the day that can get away with serving sweet and salty everything in one dish, and the options are abundant. […]

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

24 Hours Series: Lisbon

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). […]