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…

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…

One Day in Porto: How to See the Best of Porto in 24 Hours
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One Day in Porto: How to See the Best of Porto in 24 Hours

Only have one day in Porto? While you definitely won’t be able to see everything there is to see in Porto in a day, we think you can certainly get a good feel for what makes the city special and interesting. With its exquisite tiled churches, spectacular viewpoints, indulgent local dishes, and namesake port wine,…

This is Exactly Where to Stay in Cinque Terre

This is Exactly Where to Stay in Cinque Terre

Tucked between the mountains and the sea (the Ligurian Sea, not the Mediterranean), you’ll find a gorgeous stretch of coast. On that gorgeous stretch of coast, you’ll find five villages full of unobstructed sea views and colorful buildings, collectively known as the Cinque Terre. Within this stretch of coastline, you’ll find spectacular views around every…