No trip to Italy is complete without copious amounts of gelato, and all gelato is not created equal. While visiting Cinque Terre, I set myself to the difficult task of finding the best gelato in each village, trying strange varieties and judging based on flavor and texture. Disclaimer: not the best Read More
Louvre. Musée d’Orsay. Le Centre Pompidou. All beautiful museums, yes, but if you’ve already been to Paris and visited these gems, why wait in line for hours just to get elbowed by somebody trying to get a selfie with the Mona Lisa after discovering they’re not allowed to use their Read More
Among the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre on the northwestern coast of Italy, Corniglia kind of gets a bad rap. It’s the smallest of the towns, but the biggest drawback is its location- perched on top of a cliff and accessible from the train station only by Read More
What’s better than going on a photographic tour of your favorite city with one of your close friends who you haven’t seen in almost two years? The opportunity presented itself a few weeks ago with the arrival of my friend Stephanie, so on a sunny Friday we ran around the Read More
After a day of hiking from Monterosso al Mare to Vernazza to Corniglia, we all woke up with sore muscles and a sense of accomplishment. The plan for the day was to explore the two southernmost towns of the Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore and Manarola. However, as the seaside walking path Read More
Cherry blossom season in Paris is one of the most magical times of the year, and fortunately for all of us it tends to last awhile! Extending from late February/early March through the end of April, if you visit Paris in the spring you’re likely to find at least some form of pink blossoms, and with this handy guide you’ll know exactly where to look for them!