A Guide to European Christmas Markets

A key ingredient to the winter festivities in Europe, Christmas markets date all the way back to the Middle Ages. If you haven’t already heard of them, these markets are basically fairytale winter wonderlands. Each with uniquely designed stalls, usually illuminated with beautiful lights, they are all very photogenic and picturesque. These markets are most popular among tourist, but also loved among locals. Each stall of each market is home to its own one-of-a-kind goos, from hot wine and Tredník to ornaments and notebooks. One of the highlights of my winter trip to Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic last year was the many Christmas markets I got to explore while there. So, since its now the holiday season, I thought it’d be fun to write a post about some of the markets that I visited this time last year.

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The City of Love: A Guide to Paris, France

The capital of the most visited country in the world, Paris is one of the greatest cities in the world. Nicknamed the city of love due to the romance surrounding it, every corner you turn in Paris is sure to be breathtaking. A global centre of art, fashion, food, culture, history, and more, it is a very popular destination for obvious reasons. From the iconic Eiffel Tower that dominates the city, to the colossal Louvre museum, to the luxurious Champs-Élysées, it would take years to see every single thing Paris has to offer. In this post, I will be giving you the ultimate guide to Paris!

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Best Autumn Travel Destinations

Autumn is many people’s favourite season of the year, due to its relaxing and cozy vibes. With stunning natural scenery, beautiful autumn foliage, and comfortable temperatures, this time of the year is one of the best to travel. You can escape the crowds and heat of summer, as well as avoid the cold and holidays of the winter! In this post I’ll be writing about seven spots that each make for the perfect fall travel destination, each for their own specific and unique reasons.

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The Perfect Day in Bruges: A One Day Itinerary

Bruges is a quaint Belgian town straight out a fairytale, with its Gothic buildings, cobblestone streets, and horse and carriages. One of the best preserved cities in Europe, it is often called an open air museum. There’s tons to see throughout the small town, from its impressive Belfry to its beautiful basilica. Bruges is located an hour away from Belgium’s capital, Brussels, in West Flanders. Nicknamed the Little Venice of the North, due to its small size and tiny canal running through the city, it’s easy to get lost exploring the charming town. In this post I’ll be showing you how to have one perfect day in Bruges, through a one day long itinerary.

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Rome’s Colosseum

Once the site of gladiatorial battles, wild animal fights, and many other public spectacles, Rome’s iconic Colosseum today is visited by over six million people annually. This attraction, as known as the largest amphitheatre in the world, was recently named as one of the new seven wonders of the world. With nearly two thousand years of history behind it, the Colosseum is without a doubt a must visit spot to anyone visiting Rome. During my family and I’s visit to Italy a few years back we toured the Colosseum, and it was definitely one of my favourite things we did during our entire trip. So, for this week’s post, I thought it’d be fun to write an overall guide to the Colosseum, which is what you’ll be reading throughout this article!

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