Hiking the Hills (Mountains) of Cinque Terre, Italy

If you have ever been on Pinterest perusing the most beautiful places in Europe, you have definitely seen pictures of the towns of Cinque Terre (pronounced CHing-queh Terr-ey). “Cinque Terre” translated literally from Italian means “The Five Lands”. Cinque Terre is a rugged part of the Northern Italian coast that consists of five seaside villages: … More Hiking the Hills (Mountains) of Cinque Terre, Italy

Lost in Venice: Wandering through the City of Canals

Venice, Italy is called the “City of Romance”, the “City of Canals”, the “City of Bridges”, “The Floating City”, and the “Queen of the Adriatic”. I, personally, think a more fitting name for the city would be “The Labyrinth City” because it is truly a very confusing maze. Venice was exactly what I expected, and … More Lost in Venice: Wandering through the City of Canals

Keep Calm and Go to London: Solo Adventure #1 in London Town

London was never on my European travel itinerary, but thanks to Spanish bureaucracy, I booked a weekend trip for London 3 days before I left and hoped for the best. I have been very hesitant to travel alone because of my absolutely horrendous sense of direction combined with no access to Google Maps.  I also … More Keep Calm and Go to London: Solo Adventure #1 in London Town

Fumblin’ through Fez: American Lady-Girls Spice Up Morocco

My friend Megan and I decided to visit Morocco for a girls’ weekend. Neither of us had ever been to the country, which is located in Northern Africa, and I wanted to check another continent off of the list. I had heard mixed reviews about visiting Morocco, and was curious to see if I could … More Fumblin’ through Fez: American Lady-Girls Spice Up Morocco

Madrid Madness: Adventures through Spain’s Capital

Planning my trip to Madrid was a last-minute whirlwind. I have been dying to go see Spain’s capital city since I arrived in Barcelona in November. I found out last Thursday that my last class on Friday was cancelled so I figured why not spend the weekend in Madrid? Of course, since it was so … More Madrid Madness: Adventures through Spain’s Capital