I’ve been to Florence twice. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. My first trip there was in 2006, and I was blown away by the small streets, the impressive buildings, the great food, and of course, the gelato. I returned this year and found Florence just as beautiful. I wandered […]
Posted: 07/31/2010 | July 31, 2010 Last year, I went to Madrid during my summer European tour. Unfortunately, my visit coincided with a bad cold and I spent most of my time bedridden. My week in Madrid – that my week I was supposed to be spent exploring one of the greatest cities in Europe […]
Auckland isn’t one of my favorite cities in the world. That doesn’t mean it’s a bad city. I just find it to be quite boring- it’s a business city lacking the character of Wellington or Queenstown. I think living in Auckland would be great. It’s a beautiful city, there are a lot of parks around, […]
The Cinque Terre consists of five beautiful hillside towns (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso) on the west coast of Italy. They are famous for being historic and, well, beautiful. Not just “This place is beautiful” beautiful but more like “I died and gone to heaven and never want to leave” beautiful. I visited here on […]
Rotorua, New Zealand is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the North Island. (UN)Affectionately called Rotorvegas, this city is the launching ground for nature walks, Maori cultural experiences, trips to smelly geysers, and luxury spas. Besides being known for its hordes of tourist, this city is famous for its smell. The sulfur springs […]
Edinburgh, Scotland is beautiful with its cobble streets, tight quarters, the castle, and the Gothic architecture of many of its buildings. There is history everywhere you look in this city. In this post, I share 8 things you’ve got to see when visiting Edinburgh.