Archive for November 2016

Exploring Santorini’s Volcano & Hot Springs: A Day Trip

Santorini has always been a dream destination of mine, and the week I spent there did not disappoint! I spent the week taking thousands of pictures of the island’s iconic blue domes and white houses, soaking up the sun on Santorini’s many beaches, and zooming around on ATVs. For an island, there was a surprising…

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3 Perfect Days in Barcelona: The Ultimate Itinerary

Barcelona is one of the most lively, fun, and culturally rich cities in the world. With so much to do, it is impossible to “see it all” in one weekend. However, with this optimized 3 day itinerary, you’ll be able to experience the best of Barcelona in just a few days-from Gaudi’s stunning architecture to the…

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26 Signs You Worked For A Student Travel Company In Europe

After spending 1 year working for a student travel company in Florence, Italy, I can honestly say it was one of the most crazy-challenging-rewarding decisions of my life. This post goes out to all of my fellow student travel guides, former coworkers, and anyone who is looking to get a glimpse into the life of…

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The Ultimate Budget Guide to Barcelona (Plus 10 FREE Things To Do!)

Are you looking to visit Barcelona without breaking the bank? Follow this guide for the best tips on how to find affordable accommodations, low-cost transportation, dining deals, and even discover the top 10 FREE things to do in this amazing city! You’ll find that Barcelona is a destination that isn’t just unforgettable, but also quite budget-friendly.…

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15 Epic Things To Do In Barcelona

Barcelona is one of my all time favorite cities. Seriously, after my 1st visit I was ready to pack up all of my belongings and move. This Catalonian capital along the Mediterranean is famous for its rich culture, lively nightlife, and historic architecture. Let me assure you there is no shortage of things to do…

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Calcio Storico: Italy’s Most Violent Sport

I was seeing bloody noses and black eyes, linebacker-sized men being body slammed, others throwing kicks, there was even a rugby-sized ball somewhere in the mix. I was watching a picture slideshow in my Italian class of what seemed to be some sort of medieval Italian royal rumble. As my teacher later explained that what we were actually looking at…

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