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Rowan Streckfuss Davis

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The Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain might be some of Rome’s most famous and beloved monuments, but how about an ancient pharmacy run by monks? Or a secret peephole in a garden of orange trees? Extract yourself from the tourist hordes at well-known destinations and see Rome off…

The time-honored tradition of aperitivo is Italy’s greatest culinary invention. Okay, maybe it’s not pizza, but the ritual of this pre-dinner drink is a true Italian tradition. From the Italian word aprire, ‘to open’, the aperitivo is just that: a fresh, light drink to open your palate and…

To tip or not to tip? That is the question. Europe is a large and diverse place, so the rules of tipping can vary. Whether it’s in a restaurant, a hotel, or a taxi, here’s what you need to know about the tipping rules for some of the…

We traveled off the beaten track in London and New York City – now it’s Paris’s turn. The French capital city is bursting with old treasures and brand new experiences, perfect for both the new tourist and the experienced adventurer. From medieval façades to digital artworks, and even…

Spain’s capital city is a feast for the eyes, especially if you know where to look. With winding streets, historic architecture, and abundant parks and forests, when it comes to breathtaking sights you’re really spoiled for choice! We’ve narrowed down a few of our favorite places in Madrid…

Sydney is a sprawling city with beautiful beaches, delicious multicultural eateries, and world-class coffee. You’ve seen the Opera House, climbed the Centrepoint Tower, and snacked on some avo toast. So what’s next? Read on for our favorite non-touristy things to do in Sydney! Eric the Pliosaur at…

New York City is bursting with world-famous landmarks like Times Square, the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty. If you’re a first time visitor to the Big Apple, these should definitely stay on your to do list! However, if you’re looking for something a little more…

Spent all your money on delicious tapas and beautiful souvenirs? Don’t panic! There’s still tons of fun activities to do in Barcelona without spending a cent. While booking flights and finding accommodation are essential travel expenses, your entertainment doesn’t have to break the bank. The Catalan capital is…