Munich’s Marienplatz

Often considered the heart of the city, Munich’s Marienplatz is one of the most historic spots in all of Germany. It is defined by the Altes Rauthaus (Old Town Hall) on its east side, and the Neuses Rathaus (New Town Hall) on its north side. Having been the city’s main square since the 1100s, it is now one of the top (if not the top) attractions in Munich, the capital of Bavaria. This post is a guide to Marienplatz, including info on everything you need to know about the famous square.

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Two Days In Venice, Italy

Venice, a city made up of 118 islands, is one of Italy’s most famous and recognizable cities. Located in the Adriatic sea, Venice is the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region. The city is known for its canals, of which it has over 170, and for its bridges, of which it has over 580. Home to places like St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge, there are a never-ending amount of things to do in the city. My family and I spent two days in Venice back in 2015, and in this post I will be writing about how we spent our time there.

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Best Florence Day Trips

Known as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence, or Firenze in Italian, is one of the most popular destinations in Italy. It is also the capital of Tuscany, one of Italy’s most visited regions known for its beautiful landscapes, expansive history, impressive art, and of course its world renowned vineyards that produce some of the world’s best wine. Florence is the perfect city to serve as a base for your explorations throughout Tuscany, as many of the region’s best spots are within day trip distance from the capital. In this post I will be writing about four cities throughout Tuscany that I visited on day trips from Florence, and that I suggest you visit as well!

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Dream Destinations: Eastern & Northern Europe

Eastern Europe, known for its variety of different cultures, languages, and traditions, is one of the most visited yet also overlooked parts of the world. The historic region went through some rough times, from WWI to WWII, but it is generally now a much safer place to visit and travel to. On the contrary, Northern Europe is home to some of Europe’s best natural wonders, from fjords to geysers. Made up of the Norden countries, the area is also home to many of the world’s happiest cities. In this post, I am going to be writing about 13 cities or spots throughout both regions that I’d love to visit.

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