Famous Attractions in Europe

30 Popular Tourist Attractions in Europe & How to Visit Them

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What’s on your European bucket list? From world class museums and ancient archaeological sites to stunning natural wonders, Europe boasts a diverse array of attractions that attract millions of visitors every year. The Colosseum, the Eiffel Tower, and the Acropolis top the list for many first time visitors to Europe, but you can also explore the fjords of Norway, get …

Granada Spain

How to Visit Granada, Spain: Things to Do, Where to Eat & Stay

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Sitting at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada is a city that is well known for its stunning architecture and enchanting neighborhoods. The Alhambra is the #1 attraction, but visiting its important historical and religious sites, watching a flamenco show, and getting a view of the Alhambra all make the list of the best things to do in …

Things to Do in Evora Portugal

How to Plan a Trip to Évora, Portugal (& Is It Worth It?)

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Évora is a small city located in Alentejo, Portugal, about an hour from Lisbon. Filled with historic charm, this city is famous for its Roman Temple, well-preserved city center, and amazing Chapel of Bones. Évora is a popular day trip from Lisbon but it is also worth a quick visit on a road trip through Portugal. A few hours are …

One Day in Porto Portugal

One Day in Porto: Best of Porto in 24 Hours

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If you have one day in Porto, there are a few ways you can plan your time. When deciding what to do, the biggest question to answer is would you rather spend your time visiting Porto’s historical sights, tasting port in the wine cellars in Gaia, or simply strolling through the city center and along the Douro River? In this …

Alhambra Granada Spain

How to Visit the Alhambra 2024: Top Things to Do & Photos

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Famous for its stunning Islamic architecture and beautiful gardens, the Alhambra is what draws most visitors to Granada, Spain. Climbing the towers of the Alcazaba, strolling through the manicured gardens at Generalife, and seeing the elaborate archways and the geometric patterns of tiles in the Nasrid Palaces top the list of things to do in the Alhambra. In this guide, …

Toledo Day Trip from Madrid

One Perfect Day in Toledo: Day Trip from Madrid

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Located in central Spain, nestled on a bend on the Tagus River, sits the extremely photogenic city of Toledo. With its picturesque streets, important religious sites, boutique shops, and gorgeous viewpoints, Toledo is an absolute joy to visit. In fact, it is one of the most popular day trips from Madrid. We spent over a week in Madrid, exploring the …

Monsanto

Monsanto, Portugal: Photos, Things to Do & Helpful Tips

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Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the rolling hills of eastern Portugal, sits Monsanto. This tiny town is famous for its colossal boulders. Stone houses are sandwiched between and under these boulders, making this one of the most unique villages to visit in Europe. Strolling these picturesque streets is a popular thing to do but walking the walls of the hilltop …

One Day in Seville Spain

One Day in Seville | Best of Seville in 24 Hours

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Planning a trip to Spain and only have one day in Seville? With a well-planned day, you can visit Seville’s must-see sights, including Plaza de España, the Royal Alcazar, and the Seville Cathedral. Stroll through the very picturesque city center, dine on tapas, see a flamenco show, and even enjoy the view of the city from a rooftop bar. With …

New Zealand Bucket List

New Zealand Bucket List: 50 Epic Things to Do in New Zealand

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New Zealand is the perfect mix of awe-inspiring landscapes, thrilling adventures, beautiful cities, world-renowned wine regions, stunning beaches, scenic drives, and gourmet cuisine.  So far, we have visited New Zealand twice, and there is a good chance we could be returning again in 2024. Our first visit to New Zealand was a one-month road trip, part of a trip around …

Things to Do in Toledo Spain

Best Viewpoints and Things to Do in Toledo, Spain

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Stroll through the picturesque city center, visit the awe inspiring Toledo Cathedral, taste Manchego cheese and local wine, visit the city’s important religious sites, and enjoy the view from a long list of stunning viewpoints…these are all things to do in Toledo, Spain. Visiting Toledo was one of our favorite experiences in Spain, which is saying a lot, because this …

Madrid Spain

Madrid Bucket List: 35 Amazing Things to Do in Madrid

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Madrid is the capital city of Spain and one of the largest cities in Europe. This cosmopolitan city is filled with world-class art museums, ancient historical sites, and grand palaces. Exploring a neighborhood or two, going for a stroll on Gran Vía, and dining on tapas and local cuisine all make it on to the list of best things to …

Sydney Itinerary

4 Day Sydney Itinerary: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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With 4 days in Sydney, not only will you be able to visit the main highlights, but you will also have time to explore a few hidden gems at a relaxed pace. Sydney Harbour, the Taronga Zoo, the Sydney Opera House, the shops at the Strand and the Queen Victoria Building, Watsons Bay, and the Coogee to Bondi Coastal Walk …

What to Eat in Portugal

20 Foods to Eat in Portugal and Where to Find Them

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What should you eat while in Portugal? Since Portuguese culture is deeply intertwined with food, the answer to this question is just as important as what you should see and do while in Portugal. Dining on salted cod, port wine tasting in Porto and the Douro Valley, indulging on Pastel de Nata pastries and the savory sandwiches in Porto are …

2 Days in Vienna Itinerary

2 Days in Vienna Itinerary: How to Plan a Trip to Vienna

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If you are planning your first trip to Vienna, this Vienna itinerary is perfect for you. With 2 days in Vienna, you have just enough time to see the highlights of this incredible city. Explore the historic heart of Vienna, tour Schönbrunn and Hofburg Palaces, dine in a Viennese café, and get a bird’s eye view of Vienna from St. …

Things to Do in Ronda Spain

One Day in Ronda: Walking Tour, Things to Do, Helpful Tips

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The town of Ronda is famous for its bridges that span the Tajo canyon, the most well-known and photographed being Puente Nuevo, the “New Bridge.” Getting a view of this bridge is one of the best things to do in Ronda, but you can also explore the Tajo canyon, go shopping, visit a museum or two, and dine with a …

Douro Valley Day Trip Portugal

Douro Valley Day Trip from Porto: By Tour and Self-Guided

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Taking a Douro Valley day trip from Porto is one of the most popular ways visit the Douro wine region. The Douro Valley sits to the east of Porto and it takes roughly an hour and a half to get here. This historic wine region produces port wine and table wines. With its terraced hillsides and lovely quintas dotting the …

2 Days in Lisbon Itinerary

2 Days in Lisbon: How to Plan the Perfect Lisbon Itinerary

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Stroll through the Alfama and Bairro Alto neighborhoods, tour the amazing Jerónimos Monastery, photograph historic tram 28, dine on Portuguese cuisine, and enjoy the view from a long list of breathtaking viewpoints. With 2 days in Lisbon, you even have enough time to day trip to Sintra. In this guide, we lay out two different ways to spend 2 days …

Caminito del Rey Spain

Caminito del Rey 2024 Guide: Trail Guide, Photos & Helpful Tips

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The Caminito del Rey is one of the most famous walks in Spain. A series of boardwalk pathways cling to the cliffs of a gorge, creating a thrilling yet scenic walk. The Caminito del Rey once had the distinction of being one of the most dangerous walks in the world, when the original, deteriorating concrete trail fell into disrepair. It …

Best Prague Restaurants

Best Prague Restaurants, Cocktail Bars & Beer Gardens

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Many people visit Prague to visit its historic squares, climb the Gothic towers, stroll across the Charles Bridge, and tour its castle, but Prague is also home to many great restaurants and bars. In fact, one of the best things to do in Prague is to visit a beer hall. Whether you want to dine with a view or sip …