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…

Two Weeks in Italy: A Complete Guide for First Timers
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Two Weeks in Italy: A Complete Guide for First Timers

There’s a good reason why Italy tops the bucket list of countless travelers. It has a unique historical significance (even though Italy itself is actually one of the youngest countries in Europe) thanks to the Roman Empire’s escapades, it has a famous food culture (not to mention the wine), and it has gorgeous scenery. Italy…