One Day in Florence: The Best of Florence in 24 Hours
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One Day in Florence: The Best of Florence in 24 Hours

From the iconic Duomo di Firenze and the beautiful Renaissance buildings of Piazza del Duomo, to the countless masterpieces of the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries, Florence packs far more than its fair share of world-class landmarks and attractions into its compact historic center. Despite its small size – as far as Italian cities go at…

Closing Time at the Louvre with Take Walks (Complete Review)

Closing Time at the Louvre with Take Walks (Complete Review)

Is the Louvre the most impressive art collection in the world? I guess it probably depends on your definition of “impressive,” which to me means breadth across different time periods, and / or depth in one particular time period (for example, the Musée d’Orsay in impressionism).  Off the top of my head as I’m sitting…

17 Amazing Things to Do in Olympic National Park in 2023
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17 Amazing Things to Do in Olympic National Park in 2023

Olympic National Park is one of the most diverse national parks in the country. Within its sprawling boundaries, you’ll find a cornucopia of activities – from beaches, to snow capped peaks, to temperate rainforests – that will have your jaw on the floor, marveling at the sheer amount of natural beauty packed into the park. …

The 18 Best Hikes at Mount Rainier: A Complete Hiking Guide
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The 18 Best Hikes at Mount Rainier: A Complete Hiking Guide

Whenever I’m in Seattle, which is fairly often since I grew up in the area and my family still lives there (though we now live in Portland), my favorite days are the ones where you can see Mount Rainier as you’re driving east on I-90 from Bellevue into Seattle. There’s nothing better than a clear…