Blue domed church in Oia
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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Traveling to Santorini

I have to admit, when I was on the hunt for a Greek island getaway to top off our month-long Europe trip, traveling to Santorini was towards the bottom of the list. Why? Because EVERYONE travels to Santorini. It's very touristy and I was looking for the quintessential Greek island without the crowds. So how… Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Traveling to Santorini

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5 Tips for a Long Layover in Brussels

5 Tips for a Long Layover in Brussels Long layovers are genius. Our long layover in Brussels was the first time I didn't spend a layover in an airport and I don't know how I've lived this long without doing this. For those travelers like us with a limited amount of time away from work,… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Long Layover in Brussels

Liege waffle from Vital Gaufre in Brussels, Beligum
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Exploring Brussels in One Day

Brussels is the perfect place to make a quick stop. The city is very walkable and you can fit almost everything in within 24-hours. Below I've listed my top things to do in Brussels from "must-do" to "skip if you don't have time." Technically everything is free unless you buy something of course. Enjoy! 1.… Continue reading Exploring Brussels in One Day

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10 Exciting Things to do in Santorini

Santorini is what people think of as the quintessential Greek island. Visions of beautiful whitewashed buildings and vibrant blue domes dotting the villages come straight to mind. While you might think it's easy to plan a trip there, I found it a bit difficult. This list of exciting things to do in Santorini will fill… Continue reading 10 Exciting Things to do in Santorini

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A First Timer’s Guide to Paris

Paris is a wonderful city to explore for anyone visiting Europe for the first time. It's a big, beautiful, and has so much to offer. However, if you've never been, you might be a little nervous and have a few questions. This first timer's guide to Paris will help you with planning from when to… Continue reading A First Timer’s Guide to Paris

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What to Know Before Traveling to Paris

What to Know Before Traveling to Paris Paris is full of things to do, but you don't need a month to see the main sights. We recently went for 3 days and saw almost everything we wanted to see. This was my second time to Paris and Eric's first, so our focus was on the… Continue reading What to Know Before Traveling to Paris

Theatre of Herrod Atticus Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece: The Perfect One Day Itinerary

Formulating the perfect one-day itinerary for Athens, Greece was something that was sparked by a question I received recently: "I have one full day in Athens, Greece before heading to my next destination. What is the best itinerary for such a short amount of time?" After I gave my lengthy answer, it dawned on me… Continue reading Athens, Greece: The Perfect One Day Itinerary

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Travel Products to Fall in Love with Before Your Next Trip to Europe

When traveling, my philosophy is always 'less is more'. But when we traveled to Europe, there were several things I was so glad to have with me. There are a million travel products out there, but these are the ones I swear by. 1. Packing Cubes I have to admit, when I first heard about… Continue reading Travel Products to Fall in Love with Before Your Next Trip to Europe

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Day 25: Don’t make us go home! Brussels, Belgium to Atlanta, Georgia

September 23, 2017 - After a great night's sleep, we got up to head to the Brussels Airport. Our flight wasn't until 10:30am, but I never like to cut it close with flights (especially international ones). Also, we had to continue our European tour of Priority Pass lounges and take advantage of a free breakfast,… Continue reading Day 25: Don’t make us go home! Brussels, Belgium to Atlanta, Georgia

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Day 24: Travel from Santorini, Greece to Brussels, Belgium (+Brussels Sightseeing)

September 22, 2017 - I think this might have been our earliest day of the entire trip and it just happened to be our last. We were up by 4:00am to make sure we could get to the pick up spot for our ride to the airport by 5:00am. We grabbed our things at 4:45am… Continue reading Day 24: Travel from Santorini, Greece to Brussels, Belgium (+Brussels Sightseeing)