The Complete Guide for Where to Stay in Santorini for Every Budget

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Where to stay in Santorini! The complete guide to the best neighborhoods, top attractions, and hotels for every budget. Let’s be honest, is there any place in the world quite like Santorini? We’ve all seen it, the picturesque villages dotted with white and blue buildings overlooking a never ending view of the ocean. Santorini is […]

The Complete Guide for Where to Stay in Milan for Every Budget

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Where to stay in Milan! The ultimate guide to the best neighborhoods, top attractions, and hotels for every budget. Milan is the kind of place you go to be seen. In the world of fashion, Milan reigns supreme as one of the most important fashion destinations in the world. When visiting Milan, there are plenty […]

The Ultimate Guide for Where to Stay in Barcelona for Every Budget

Where to stay in Barcelona

Where stay in Barcelona! A complete guide to the best neighborhoods, things to do, and accommodation options no matter what your budget is. For my first trip to Barcelona, I stayed in a hotel on the Ramblas in the El Gotico neighborhood. For my latest trip to Barcelona, I rented a beachside apartment in Barceloneta, where […]

The Most Common Stereotypes About the Balkans

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The Balkans is a region in Europe that has quite a few stereotypes attached to it. Learn about the most common ones from a local. One of my goals on The Atlas Heart is to break down stereotypes or judgments about places and ideas. Perhaps it could be that destination that everyone warns you not […]

Where to Stay in Dublin: Best Hotels, Neighborhoods & Travel Tips

Where to Stay in Dublin

Where to stay in Dublin! A guide to the best neighborhoods, things to do, and the best accommodation options no matter what your budget is. It’s hard not to be stunned by Dublin. Craggy cliffs, wildflowers, and rolling green hills perfectly set the backdrop for Ireland’s gorgeous capital. Dublin’s rich history and majestic landscapes make […]

The Best Time to Visit Greece (And Where to Go By Season)

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The best time to visit Greece depends on what type of trip you’re looking for. In this post, I break down the best time to visit based on weather, price, and things to do! Whether you’re more interested in sightseeing, beaches, island hopping, or local experiences, there’s an optimal season for you. You might think […]

The Best Christmas Vacation Ideas for 2019

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The best Christmas vacation ideas around the world! From the US to South America and Europe, these are my top picks for holiday travel destinations to explore. If you dislike Christmas, you may want to pass on this post because it’s all kinds of gooey hot chocolate goodness and holiday fun. I’m here to tell […]

Complete Portugal Travel Guide: 20 Things That Surprised Me

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A complete Portugal travel guide so you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Here are 20 things that surprised me about Portugal! It’s baffling to me how much of an underrated destination Portugal still is. I only heard countless good things from other travelers before I finally saw it myself, but it still has […]

Iceland Itinerary: The Perfect 7 Day Road Trip

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Thinking of traveling to Iceland soon? Read through this detailed one week Iceland itinerary to figure out where to go and what to see during your upcoming trip! So, you’re planning a trip to Iceland and trying to figure out your exact Iceland itinerary? Congrats! I’m already jealous of you because Iceland is a crazy […]

7 of the Most Peaceful Places around London

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My picks for the most peaceful places around London, to find a slice of solitude without ever having to leave the city. London is a city of many talents. Its draw is its mind-boggling variety – the endless options for restaurants, attractions, bars, and events at any time of the day, week, or year. It’s […]