Browsing Category : Europe

Sailing Away in Lagos


During our three-month trip to Europe, we wanted to experience something different. We knew we would be visiting a ton of countries abroad and wanted to make our trip memorable. With so many unique destinations and fun things to do around the world, the choice was hard to narrow down. From climbing up the Eiffel Tower to having high tea…

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Checking in: Hotel Chavanel


I wanted the full Paris experience. A terrace view overlooking the street with a croissant in my hand enjoying the sounds of the city. Hotel Chavanel gave me just this. On our five day trip to Paris, we first checked into Hotel Chavanel the heart of Madeleine (8th arrondissement) for two nights. As we hopped off our bus we made…

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Why You Should Visit Stongehenge


Stonehenge is one of those amazing places at the top of every history buff’s bucket list, especially mine. On my recent trip to London we decided to take a day trip to visit Stonehenge and surrounding historic sites. We joined a tour with Archeologist Guided Tours which included transportation, admittance, and a guided tour. What made it even better was having a…

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Checking in: London Bridge Hotel


London had always been one of those destinations I’ve been craving to visit. There is so much to do in this city I couldn’t pass up the chance to visit for a stopover. We were meaning to visit the city for a few days but our trip was pushed back so we were left with one full day in London.…

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Why You Should Visit Pompeii


Pompeii was one of the main highlights of my Italian summer vacation. Being a History Major I definitely had to add this experience to my bucket list while visiting the beautiful country of Italy. Pompeii is only a few short hours away from Rome making it a great excursion or day trip for those interested in history. While you can…

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12 Photos that will Make you Want to Travel to Venice


Venice is like a dream. Now looking back on my trip it was something extraordinarily different than any other place I’ve been too. The island holds great beauty as well as many secret gems. These are some snapshots of Venice through my eyes. Here are the pictures, I’ll let them speak for themselves. 

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Quick Guide to: Lugano, Switzerland


While living in Italy for a summer I knew I wanted to explore a bit more of Europe before going back home to Canada. So while on a trip to Milan, I booked a one-day excursion to Lake Como and Lugano, Switzerland. This was my first real solo trip to a new country! Even if I only had a few…

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What Not to Miss in San Marino


While living and working in Italy for the summer I decided to take a quick day trip up to San Marino as it was only an hour and a half north. For those who haven’t heard of San Marino its an enclaved micro-state located within Italy, which claims to be the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the…

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How to Spend One Day in Lake Como


Lake Como was one of those destinations I dreamt about when I was younger and never expected to actually see in real life. The lush gardens, green lakes and surrounding forests all seemed to good to be true. While on a weekend trip in Milan I decided to splurge and take a day trip tour to Lake Como, just over…

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6 Tips for Traveling in Rome


After my most recent trip to Rome I came up with some FYI tips for travellers to help them navigate the city. It’s a large and crowded city so come ready and prepared!

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