CHAMONIX TRAVEL GUIDE

The Alps have always fascinated me. The illusive snow-capped peaks and jagged mountains are some of the most stunning places I've ever seen. Winter sport enthusiasts everywhere are beckoned here to experience the extreme pistes. In the spring and summer, lush green grasses and cows donning bells echo throughout the valleys. And while all the Alpine regions in Europe are beautiful, Chamonix tops...

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS SHOOTING LOCATIONS

It's hard to tell what I've done more: traveled to Paris, or watched the film, “Midnight in Paris.” Woody Allen's flick is one of my favorite movies of all time to capture the essence of Paris and is a good understanding of why I myself moved abroad. From the opening scene playing “Si Tu Vois Ma Mere” showcasing various scenes of Paris, to the old school Parisian bars and restaurants of...

QUICK TRAVEL GUIDE TO SICILY

Wildflowers, citrus trees, and wisteria perfume the air and engulf you as you drive the winding road, the rolling hills before you and the bright blue sea below. Sicily was such a surprise in the best possible way. I’ve mapped out a quick guide to Sicily, a place I will definitely visit again. Before visiting Sicily, I pictured a somewhat rough island- strewn with crumbling cities and desolate places. What I found was a sprawling region that reminded me of the rolling hills of Tuscany, the epic landscapes and beaches of the Canary Islands, and delightful ancient stone places full of...

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN CINQUE TERRE

Each village clings dramatically to the steep cliffs and offers it's own story. I recommend that you leave enough time to visit each one on your journey. What I immediately loved about Cinque Terre, besides the view, is how quintessentially Italian it is. When I took a walking tour someone asked about a good place to eat pizza. The guide responded, “We don't have pizza in Cinque Terre.”...

UNIQUE THINGS TO DO IN PRAGUE

Whether you want to see the largest ancient castle in the world, discover the most beer obsessed country, or gawk at some of the most striking architecture in the world – look no further than Prague in the Czech Republic. Prague seems to be on every tourist's radar, and for good reason. But sometimes it's nice to get away from the crowds. So I've come up with 15 things unique things you can...

WEEKEND ITALIAN GETAWAY TO MILAN AND LAKE COMO

Milan is the New York of Italy. Buzzing and bustling, this city is constantly on the move. An enviable fashion scene, an iconic Duomo, and towering skyscrapers make this modern city stand out in Europe. A shopper's paradise you can find all the high-end designers and beautiful brands. After you’re done shopping make time to try a risotto and take a walking tour of the sprawling yet accessible...