If you’re heading up to Norway, these are the Tromso excursions you should check out! If you’re heading up to the Arctic Circle, you’re probably here for one excursion in particular: seeing the Aurora Borealis. And truly, if you’re lucky enough to see it, it’s worth all the time and money it takes to get… Read More The Best Tromso Excursions
Let’s talk northern lights chases: what to expect, how to see them, how to prep, and more! Seeing the northern lights is on just about everyone’s bucket list! After years of dreaming, I finally went earlier this month and loved it! One of my biggest takeaways is that there’s so much more to seeing the… Read More Everything You Need to Know to See the Northern Lights
Everything you want to know about Venice Carnival and a few things you didn’t know to ask! Venice’s Carnival (spelled and pronounced carnevale in Italian) differs from carnival in any other country or Italian city! It’s one of the most fascinating times to visit the city – if you’re willing to brave the crowds. To… Read More A Complete Guide to Venice Carnival
Taking the ferry to Bonifacio makes it easier than you think to spend a day in Corsica from Sardinia!
Butternut squash risotto feels like a luxury on a cold winter night! I still say the best meal of my life was a seafood risotto in Cinque Terre. If there’s a risotto on the menu, I’m probably ordering it. So it was time to share my current cold weather favorite: butternut squash risotto with sausage!… Read More Butternut Squash Risotto with Sausage
If you’re planning to explore northern Sardinia, you should 100% base your trip in Santa Teresa Gallura! Here’s why. Northern Sardinia (Sardegna in Italian) is known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Crystal clear water and views for days make it a beach paradise. Why Stay in Santa Teresa Gallura?… Read More The Best Town to Base Your Trip in northern Sardinia
My favorite nonfiction books of 2023, wrapped! This year I read 131 books! I’m a voracious reader, and I typically have about four going at any one time. Some people think this is ridiculous, but what if I’m not in the mood for a fantasy novel right now? Or what if I don’t have the… Read More The Best Nonfiction Books of 2023