Out of the 100 towers Bologna had in the Middle Ages, only 20 remain today.

The Remarkable Towers of Bologna

“We’re going to see the tallest tower in Bologna,” I told my cousins as we were leaving the hotel on the first day. Bologna is known for many things, the world’s oldest university, the mouthwatering cuisine (all that lasagna and…

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My 2016 travel plans: from making up for lost time in Italy to dreaming about finally visiting Iceland. Where are you headed this year?

2016 Travel Plans And Dreams

January is like the Monday of the year: all the holiday cheer is gone, the snow isn’t fun anymore and you need to get back to work after barely waking up from the New Year’s Eve party. So to kick…

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A journey through Northern Europe: Stockholm

A Journey Through Northern Europe

It all started with an idea. Last year, after visiting Oslo, I was hooked on exploring more of Northern Europe, so I looked at Wizz Air’s interesting destinations map and saw direct flights to Malmö, Sweden, so I figured our…

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Travel confessions

10 Brutally Honest Travel Confessions

I believe we all have our own personal way to travel. What works for someone, may not be another person’s cup of tea. Some like traveling alone, while others only feel comfortable if they are with an organized group. Some…

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Photo of people watching the fireworks in Paris on Bastille day for the Explore The Elements challenge

14 Favorite Travel Moments in 2014

That time of year has finally come. The time when you decorate trees, buy presents, sing carols, drink mulled wine, make lists and ponder upon the year that’s about to end. Now that Christmas has passed, the tree is decorated,…

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