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How to Spend a Day in Strasbourg

How to Spend a Day in Strasbourg

Strasbourg sits in the northeastern corner of France and reminds me very much of an idyllic little German town. Grab a paper map from the train station or bus depot and hit the streets! Pick your way around town following the cutest streets and quaint […]

Visiting the Medieval Village of Èze

Visiting the Medieval Village of Èze

Perched high above the French Riviera, the village of Èze entices visitors with winding streets and stunning views.  From Nice, take the tram to Vauban where you can catch bus 82 that will trudge up winding roads to the little hilltop village of Èze. The streets […]

How to Spend a Day in Monaco

How to Spend a Day in Monaco

I spent the day exploring Monaco, stopping constantly to drink in the views of the second smallest country in the world. Just along the coast, surrounded on three sides by France and on one by the ocean, Monaco is a tiny little place easily explored […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Mont Saint-Michel

Weekend Travel Guide: Mont Saint-Michel

The mysterious Mont Saint-Michel, home to the highest tides in Europe, is an isolated island commune off the northern coast of France. From our base in Pontorson, we spent an enchanting day exploring the nooks and crannies of this incredible place, home to over 1300 years […]

Visiting Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Visiting Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Sitting in Claude Monet’s garden of lilies truly brought his paintings to life; now I understand why so many of the world’s greatest painters came from France. From the Saint Lazare metro station in Paris, you can catch a TGV to Vernon station. The ride […]

Layover City Guide: Frankfurt, Germany

Layover City Guide: Frankfurt, Germany

On my way back to Canada from a week-long escape to Cyprus, I stopped over in Frankfurt for a 23-hour layover. Frankfurt is one of the most highly traveled to airports given its central location in the heart of Europe and connects travelers from across […]

How to Spend an Evening in Vienna

How to Spend an Evening in Vienna

With only a few hours in the gorgeous city of Vienna, I made my way out of the airport to catch a train to Wien Mitte to see what I could discover. The train cost 3,90 euro and I hopped off in the middle of a windy, […]

How to Spend a Week in Cyprus

How to Spend a Week in Cyprus

I spent a week under the Cypriot sun exploring the gorgeous island full of wine villages, waterfalls, quaint towns and seaside getaways. Here is my travel guide to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus for those lucky enough to visit this paradise. How to Get to […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Kyrenia

Weekend Travel Guide: Kyrenia

The magical city of Kyrenia is a harbour city in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, a treat to wander through and explore. How to Get Across Cyprus’ UN Buffer Zone TRNC is separated from the rest of mainland Cyprus by a UN buffer zone […]

Layover City Guide: London, England

Layover City Guide: London, England

On my way to Cyprus, I had a 10-hour layover at Heathrow Airport, which gave me plenty of time to head out into London and explore! If your layover is at least 6 hours you may have time to leave the airport; any shorter than […]