If you are anything like me, visiting a town before Christmas is something you truly love. There are hot mulled wine, market stalls and a festive atmosphere I just can’t resist: so if you are wondering where to go to get plenty of Christmas cheer, here are 5 awesome cities for Christmas shopping in Europe. Tallinn: gourmet Christmas shopping in Estonia The minute I set foot in Tallinn, I instantly knew I was in love. The…

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Day 2 If you are looking for day 1 of the “Rome in 2 days” itinerary, please click here. Colosseum Start your second day bright and early by heading to the most ancient part of Rome, called Roma Antica, home to the city’s most famous landmark: the Colosseum. If you want to visit it, do so, although I find it more interesting and impressive from the outside! The Colosseum is more than 2000 years old…

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Rome is huge and beautiful, filled with art and history, and planning a trip there can be quite overwhelming, especially if you don’t have a lot of time to spend there. Ideally, you would need at least a week to see all the city has to offer (and then again, a week might not be enough), but we can’t always pick how many vacation days we get – so why not make the best out…

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Imagine a beautiful seaside town, big enough to be exciting, yet small enough to feel cozy. Imagine friendly locals, children playing in the narrow alleys, and the sweet smell of freshly baked brioches wafting through your window in the morning. Imagine a crystal clear sea, blue skies, and patches of colorful flowers hanging from the windows and balconies. Siracusa, Sicily’s fourth biggest city, is all this and much, much more: a true gem overlooking the…

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Do you like traveling off the beaten path? Do you enjoy visiting European cities that are less famous than, say, Paris or London? Then a trip to Riga, the darling capital of Latvia, is perfect for you. This little jewel has tons to offer despite its small size and is fun. Lots of fun. One: See Riga’s Art Deco Riga has some of the most incredible art deco in Europe and the best part is,…

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