There’s no place in the world quite like Florence, Italy. The birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, it’s long been renowned for its culturally significant city center with endless museums, music and food to enjoy. RELATED POST: 5 MUST-HAVE FOODS IN FLORENCE, ITALY Would-be visitors to Italy spend time fantasizing over the canals of Venice or history in Rome, but Florence is just as beautiful of a city with treasures more easily accessible than those found in…

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There is so much art in Florence, it’s hard to know where to begin. Your itinerary should undoubtedly include an evening at the opera, but prioritizing which museums to see is a difficult task, especially considering that the crowds in Florence make any experience at least an hour longer than anticipated and advanced reservations are not just recommended, but realistically required. RELATED POST: OH SOLE MIO, SEE OPERA IN FLORENCE TONIGHT You need to go in with a plan,…

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Today I want to share with you a Miami staple–Cuban pastries! You can find a Spanish bakery on nearly every corner in South Florida. There’s nothing like starting your day with a cafecito and a baked good to remind you that you’re on vacation. What are Cuban Pastries Called? Each culture has its own version of baked puff pastries. It’s too good of an idea not to have caught on. Although I may be geographically biased because living in…

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Cueva Ventana is one of over 2,000 caves in Puerto Rico. Surprisingly, many are still undiscovered. Roughly translated, “cueva ventana” means window cave, aptly named for it’s famous natural window, overlooking the Puerto Rican countryside. RELATED POST: VISIT LA CUEVA DEL INDIO IN PUERTO RICO What is Cueva Ventana? Cueva Ventana lies atop a limestone cliff and is filled with stalagmites and stalactites. The stalagmites reach upwards, such that they mite be a stalactite one day.…

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Antelope Canyon is a singular and sacred place located in Page, Arizona. It’s a world-famous destination in its own right but also makes the perfect add-on destination to a Grand Canyon or Zion National Park road trip. RELATED POST: WHAT TO SEE ON A 4-DAY ROAD TRIP FROM LAS VEGAS When I started on my year of adventure, Antelope Canyon was high on my list of must-sees. I was drawn by the unique topography and sweeping red curves…

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