Things to Do on the Amalfi Coast

15 Best Things to Do on the Amalfi Coast of Italy

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What do you look for when picking the perfect vacation spot? Beautiful beaches? Charming towns to explore? Shopping? Restaurants with a view? Colorful sunsets? Romance? What if I told you that you could get all of these in one place…the Amalfi Coast. In this article, learn about the best things to do on the Amalfi Coast with tips to have …

How to Visit Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey: Best Things to Do & How to Plan Your Visit

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Westminster Abbey is one of London’s top attractions. There is more to a visit to Westminster Abbey than simply strolling through the church and taking some photos. In this guide, we cover what you need to know about how to visit Westminster Abbey and get the most out of your visit, including what to do when you are here, the …

Matera at Night

Matera Bucket List: 25 Best Things to Do in Matera

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Matera is a city with a long and fascinating history. A complex of cave dwellings, stone buildings, and churches sit on the rolling hillsides, creating one of the most photogenic cities in Italy. Matera has recently been featured in numerous films, increasing its popularity. Strolling the picturesque streets, sleeping in a cave hotel, trying traditional foods, and getting a history …

Walkers Haute Route Planner

How To Plan Your Walker’s Haute Route Experience

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The Walker’s Haute Route is a 14-stage trek from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland. It is a tough yet rewarding experience through the French and Swiss Alps that crosses 10 mountain passes and offers incredible scenery along the way. It is a beast of a trek! It took us 13 days, averaging 16 km (10 miles) with 1,140 meters (3,740 …

Haute Route Accommodations

How To Book Your Walker’s Haute Route Accommodations

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Along the Walker’s Haute Route, there are a variety of accommodation types, from mountain huts to 5-star hotels, from dormitories to apartments, and from shared bathrooms to private bathrooms. You will have the opportunity to experience a combination of all of these since you will be staying in a new place at the end of each stage. For some of …

Where to Eat in Rome

Where to Eat in Rome: Restaurants, Cheap Eats & Food Tours

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Where should you eat in Rome? With outdoor cafes, rooftop restaurants, wine bars, and a long list of restaurants selling pizza, pasta, and gelato, your choices may seem overwhelming. In this guide, we list some of the top restaurants in Rome. Ranging from quick, cheap eats to Michelin starred restaurants with a view, there is something here for everyone. This …

Marmolada View

Ultimate Guide to Marmolada | Photos, Tips & Is It Worth It?

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Marmolada, also called the Queen of the Dolomites, is the tallest mountain in the Dolomites. A series of cable cars zips you to the top, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Dolomites. In this guide, we cover how to visit Marmolada, the best things to do while you are here, and whether or not Marmolada is worth it. …

Haute Route Photos

Walker’s Haute Route in Photos

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Hiking the Walker’s Haute Route is more than putting one foot in front of the other on a hiking trail for panoramic views of the Alps. This journey takes you to remote mountain huts, to tiny hamlets on the mountainsides, and small villages in the valleys. We tried new foods (lots of cheese, meat, potatoes, and bread), did our best …

Best Hikes in Zermatt

12 Epic Day Hikes in Zermatt (+ Trail Stats, Photos & Map)

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One of the best ways to explore Zermatt is on foot. Hiking trails climb high into the mountains above Zermatt, past Swiss hamlets, through scenic valleys and rocky gorges, and to some of the best viewpoints of the Matterhorn. The network of cable cars and trains takes you up into the mountains, so for the most part, you don’t have …

Alpe di Siusi

Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm) in Summer: Things to Do, Photos & Tips

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Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm in German) is the highest alpine meadow in Europe. This lush, green meadow is located in the Dolomites of Italy. Cabins, rifugios, and hotels dot the landscape. Hiking trails and biking trails run along the hillsides, connecting the small villages. And Sassolungo, with its jagged, rocky peaks, looms over the area. There are lots of …

Matterhorn Glacier Trail Photo

Complete Guide to the Matterhorn Glacier Trail (+ Map, Photos & HELPFUL Tips)

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The Matterhorn Glacier Trail is one of the easiest and most scenic hikes to do in Zermatt. This point-to-point trail weaves its way between alpine lakes and along the way you get up close views of the Matterhorn. Since it is done one-way and is a mostly downhill hike, this is a great trail for all ages and ability levels. …

London Christmas

A Magical London Christmas Itinerary

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With Christmas lights sparkling over the city streets, ice rinks and Christmas markets popping up throughout town, Christmas themed afternoon tea, and pubs and restaurants decorated for the holidays, December is a magical time to visit London. This London Christmas itinerary combines the most festive places in London with London’s top sights. You’ll visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, enjoy …

Christmas Afternoon Tea London

15 Festive Things to Do in London at Christmas

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Christmas markets, holiday themed afternoon tea, dazzling displays of Christmas lights, ice skating, shopping, and cozy pubs decorated for the holidays…these are all things to see and do in London at Christmas. London is magical at Christmas. The city streets sparkle with thousands of Christmas lights, famous department stores create elaborate holiday themed window displays, and Christmas markets pop up …

London Christmas Ornaments

Best London Christmas Markets to Visit in 2023

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Springing up around the city, just weeks before Christmas, are the London Christmas markets. Filled with stocking stuffers, holiday decorations, clothing, and street food, these small markets are the perfect place to browse for gifts for friends and family, try some new foods, sip on mulled wine, and get into the holiday spirit. The Christmas markets are located throughout central …