How to Spend Two Days in Cinque Terre: Itinerary for 2023

Imagine picturesque seaside villages with cobblestone alleys filled with fragrant flowers and colorful tiny homes — all with some of the best food you can dream up. Sounds too good to be true? It’s anything but: the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cinque Terre, in the Italian region of Liguria is where you’ll find … Read more

Your Ultimate 5 Day Tenerife Itinerary: Road Trip Guide + Tips

tenerife itinerary header image of a town in tenerife called garachico

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, and it certainly offers the most variety in terms of landscape, attractions, and activities. From visiting charming little villages to hiking through lush forests and relaxing on gorgeous beaches, there’s plenty to do on this beautiful island.  I traveled to Tenerife twice and spent a total of … Read more

One Day in Venice: How to Make the Most of 24 Hours [2023]

view of venice at night with gondolas going past into the sunset

Alluring, romantic, and incredibly pretty, Venice is one of those destinations you don’t want to miss for any reason.  The iconic Italian city is home to superb palaces, glorious churches, and a romantic lagoon, as well as so many attractions you can enjoy in the city… all of it is bound to conquer your ability … Read more

French Riviera Road Trip: An Epic 5-Day Côte d’Azur Itinerary

view of the cours saleya market and the nice seafront and sand and palm trees

Imagine driving along the azure Mediterranean coastline, past charming hilltop villages, glamorous cities, and luxurious yachts bobbing on the glittering waters of glitzy harbors. That’s the essence of a French Riviera road trip: a luxe yet quaint stretch of coastline in the southeastern corner of France. This Côte d’Azur road trip takes about five days … Read more

Your Perfect Blue Ridge Parkway Itinerary: Road Trip Tips + Best Stops [2023]

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most picturesque roads in the USA, perfect to drive in the spring, summer, or fall. If coming in the fall, expect to not be the only one! Many people come to enjoy the fall foliage, some of the best in the USA. On this Blue Ridge Parkway … Read more

Gran Canaria Itinerary: Your Perfect 4 Day Road Trip Itinerary [2023]

Gran Canaria is one of the eight Canary Islands, located off the Northwest coast of Africa, not far from Morocco.  Although it’s less popular than Tenerife, Gran Canaria is an incredible destination for hiking, spectacular beaches, and great cuisine, all in a rich variety of gorgeous landscapes. I spent two wonderful weeks in Gran Canaria … Read more

Lanzarote Itinerary: How to Plan a 3 or 4 Day Lanzarote Road Trip

volcanic landscape of lanzarote road with view

Out of all the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is probably the most unique and striking. This is due in part to its arid, volcanic landscape and in other part to the impressive work of artist César Manrique, who designed several magnificent works aimed at creating harmony between nature, architecture, and art. I spent over three months … Read more

The Ultimate 10 Day Coastal Maine Road Trip Itinerary [2023]

a beautiful sunset at five islands in maine

If you’re looking for the best way to experience summer on the East Coast, it’s got to be driving the beautiful coast of Maine. With over 4,000 islands and the most coastline of any state in the United States, road tripping the coast of Maine is a bucket list item if there ever was one! Taking a Maine coast road trip encompasses … Read more