Undiscovered Food Gems of Florence

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As a tourist, you might sometimes want the comfort of the familiar: going to Starbucks while in a different country just feels “safe.” But, we encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and try some of the food, drink, and snack places in Florence that are highly recommended… Read More

Spas in Rome and Roman Baths

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When in Rome do as the Romans do: go to a bathhouse, a so-called ‘terme,’ and relax at one of the natural spas in Rome. Especially during the cold and humid season the dampness of the Eternal City can feel as thought it is sinking into your bones. Therefore, there… Read More

Beating the Heat while Traveling in Europe

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Fa Caldo! It’s Hot 🥵 European heat waves are breaking records and even when there isn’t a heat wave, traveling in Europe during the summer can get hot. When touring, you will most likely be outside and walking more than you are accustomed to. Following these… Read More

American tourists will need a visa to visit Europe in 2025

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Update as of September 2023: the launch of the new Visa program has been pushed back from mid-2024 to roughly May 2025. The American passport is the eighth most powerful passport according to the Henley Passport Index. If you hold an American passport, you… Read More

Our tours are in the top 1% of things to do worldwide

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When it comes to travel recommendations, what to do, where to go, what to see… TripAdvisor is an undisputed authority. With millions of reviews from travellers worldwide, it has become the go-to platform for discovering the best experiences and destinations worldwide.  There are so many tour companies out there making… Read More

Best semi-private tours in Barcelona

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Barcelona is alluring year-round. There are so many sights and experiences, it can be overwhelming to plan the perfect itinerary. To help you explore this beautiful, vibrant city, we have listed our favorite small group tours in Barcelona. These immersive, guided experiences, led by locals, will provide unique insights into… Read More

3 underrated cities in Italy

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When it comes to Italy, most travellers have Rome, Florence, and Venice at the top of their bucket lists. While these iconic cities deserve the attention they receive, there are numerous lesser-known gems waiting to be discovered. Let’s have a look at three underrated cities in Italy that offer a… Read More

How to go from Rome to Cinque Terre

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Going on a trip to the picturesque Cinque Terre from Rome might seem like a stretch, but thanks to Italy’s excellent high-speed railway services, it’s actually quite easy and simple. While it may require an early start, the destination ahead promises breathtaking beauty, charming village cafes, and unforgettable views. Read More

Where to celebrate the 4th of July in Europe

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Being away from home on the 4th of July can be a bummer, but it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the spirited celebrations that make this day so special. Being an American abroad, or even as an international traveller with a curiosity for cultural experiences, you… Read More

10 Amazing artworks to see at the Borghese Gallery

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The Borghese Gallery in Rome is a true haven for art lovers! Nestled amidst the enchanting Villa Borghese gardens in Rome, this remarkable museum boasts an impressive collection of masterpieces from renowned artists. Here are ten must-see artworks that will leave you in awe and create lasting memories from your… Read More