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  • 2 Days In Venice: A Survivor’s Guide To Canals, Islands & Crowds

    2 Days In Venice: A Survivor’s Guide To Canals, Islands & Crowds

    Italy

    I visited Venice to see if it lives up to the hype and to explore the epicentre of the Venetian Empire that thrived during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Here’s my handy 2 day itinerary that covers Venetian museums, icons like Rialto Bridge and Doge’s Palace, and then spends a day away from the maddening crowds touring nearby islands Murano and Burano.

  • 2 Days In Rome: The Essential Itinerary For First Time Visitors

    2 Days In Rome: The Essential Itinerary For First Time Visitors

    Italy

    Rome is called “the Eternal City” for very good reason. It’s impact on the world has been, well, pretty eternal. Visiting Rome in any short timeframe is destined to be a challenge. I recently had only 2 days in Rome to explore the essential big-ticket attractions like the Colosseum, Vatican City, and Trevi Fountain. Here’s how to do Rome like a pro.

  • How To Spend 4 Days In Athens: Best Historical Sites, Discount Tickets, Museums & Restaurants

    How To Spend 4 Days In Athens: Best Historical Sites, Discount Tickets, Museums & Restaurants

    Greece

    There’s something about Athens that is simply timeless. The famous Classical period ended over 2,300 years ago, yet when we think of Athens, we still imagine Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato teaching philosophy, the invention of democracy, and massive advancements in medicine, science, and the arts. These things shaped the very foundation of our modern western society, and they all happened in Greece. With this first-hand, expertly crafted itinerary, your 4 days in Athens will cover the most significant historic sites and get maximum value out of your Athens City Pass.

  • How To Discover Modern Athens In 5 Easy Steps

    How To Discover Modern Athens In 5 Easy Steps

    Greece

    3000 years of history is impossible to ignore in Athens, from your first glimpse of the iconic Acropolis, to ancient remnants scattered throughout the city centre. But there’s more to Athens than its history. I found 5 ways to experience Athens as it is today and uncover the remarkable journey that brought it here.

  • Athens Cruise Shore Excursion Ideas: 5 Unusual Experiences

    Athens Cruise Shore Excursion Ideas: 5 Unusual Experiences

    Greece

    Are you planning a cruise in the Mediterranean Sea? Sailing along sparkling deep turquoise waters between paradisiac islands on a Mediterranean cruise is the kind of stuff travel dreams are made of. If you choose to go it alone, you’ll need to find activities that not only provide a taste of the city’s abundant history and culture, but are also timely, affordable, flexible, and interesting. Here are 5 out-of-the-ordinary activities that can easily slot in to your DIY Athens cruise shore excursions.

  • 5 Best Day Trips from Athens, Greece: Meteora, Delphi, Sailing, Islands & Cape Sounion

    5 Best Day Trips from Athens, Greece: Meteora, Delphi, Sailing, Islands & Cape Sounion

    Greece

    With over 3,000 years of history and culture beckoning, it’s no surprise there’s a lot to see and do in Athens. But Greece’s capital is also a convenient jump-off point to explore deeper into the underrated countryside. These 5 day trips from Athens unveil remarkable sites from both ancient and modern Greece, that will take your Athenian vacation to the next level.

  • Where To Eat In Athens: 5 Best Foodie Experiences

    Where To Eat In Athens: 5 Best Foodie Experiences

    Greece

    In Athens, Greece, people don’t just eat to live, they live to eat. And I don’t blame them. Meals often span over 2 or 3 hours and start with meze and aperitifs to really get your appetite going. If, like me, you’re a bit of a foodie at heart and want to know where to eat in Athens, then these 5 dining experiences will give you a real taste of this city’s food culture.

  • Saving Money For Travel: 7 Smart Banking Tips

    Saving Money For Travel: 7 Smart Banking Tips

    Travel Tips

    You’re probably overflowing with travel dreams thanks to drool-worthy Instagram posts from far-flung destinations, so how do you get the cash to make the dream happen? That’s one of the most common questions I get asked. Let's start with saving money for travel, and what to do about your banking.

  • Top 8 Things To Do Around Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    Top 8 Things To Do Around Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    Singapore

    Any trip to Singapore would be incomplete without at least a day to explore the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) complex and its surroundings. From icons like Merlion to massive Gardens By The Bay, you can find a lot of beautiful locations and amazing things to do.

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