21 Whimsical Things to Do in Venice in Winter (+ Christmas Tips!)

Christmas tree in Piazza San Marco with lots of tables at cafes out able to eat and have a drink and enjoy the Christmas views in the square, in soft blue light after sunset but not too dark. Church building and doge's palace windows and pillars visible.

Venice, Italy’s most unique city, attracts millions of tourists each year, getting busiest during the crammed summer months. Although the weather is undoubtedly much better in the summer, it comes at a cost: Venice suffers greatly from overtourism during these months. Think long lines everywhere you want to go, crowded piazzas you have to strain … Read more

The Most Magical Glass Igloos in Norway: Watch the Northern Lights in Bed!

View of the Northern lights above

There are many ways to see the Northern lights in Northern Norway: going on a husky sledding tour under the aurora, snowshoeing in the wilderness, taking a minibus Northern lights tour in search of the perfect place to spot the Northern lights. But perhaps the best and most interesting way to see the Northern lights … Read more

17 Festive & Fun Things to Do in Florence in Winter

people in the plaza of the duomo in florence in winter

Christmas markets, festive holiday lighting, mild weather, and fewer crowds: there are many reasons to visit Florence in winter. Winter is actually a great time to visit Florence, as it’s home to some of Italy’s most impressive museums and art galleries… perfect winter activities, as they’re all indoors! Although there is much more you can … Read more

21 Great Things to Do in Geneva in Winter: Christmas Markets, Snow Sports & More!

If you are wondering if Geneva in the winter is worth it, we’re here to tell you that yes, it certainly is! With so much festive ambiance and French-styled charm, Geneva is a winter wonderland that won’t be forgotten. Geneva is a beautiful city in southwestern Switzerland, located on the southern end of the famous … Read more

What to Wear in Norway in Winter: Your Norway Winter Packing List

Allison in an ice hotel in Tromso

If you’re planning a trip to Norway in the colder months, especially coming from a warmer climate, you’re probably a little nervous about what to wear in Norway in winter. I’ve just returned from a winter trip to Norway and while I was a bit concerned about the cold, I found that with the right … Read more