When I learned that Pisa, Italy was just a short commute away Florence, I knew I had to squeeze it into my 3-day itinerary, no matter how tight. After all, it’s not everyday that you see a piece of architecture that defies gravity. I wanted to get my token tourist picture holding that sucker up. If you’ve visited my site before, you know I’m attempting 12 trips in 12 months as part of my year…

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La Cueva del Indio is one of over 2,000 caves on the island of Puerto Rico, and arguably the most famous. You may recognize the idyllic setting from movies like The Goonies and Pirates of the Carribbean. Perched on a strip of beach in Arecibo, you can pair this site with a visit to the Arecibo Observatory for the perfect day trip, exploring Puerto Rico’s varied photography, from beaches to jungles. Taino Indians The caves are made of natural…

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Montserrat, Spain is a popular day trip for many travelers because it’s perfect situated between France and Spain and offers one of a kind attractions like the Black Madonna and world famous Boys’ Choir. I visited on a day trip from Barcelona and had no problem reaching the site by train. Go to the Placa d’Espanya station and board the train to Montserrat from there. You can get tickets from the attendant on site that day, no need…

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Once you’re finished at the Dali Theatre/Museum, Cadaqués is less than an hour away and well worth the visit. In fact, this place is so stunning that I was originally going to write just one Discover Dali post, but Cadaqués is gorgeous enough to warrant its own discussion. To get here, you have to go through winding mountain roads. Take your time, there is no rush. I was in a hurry because I read that…

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There is so much great art in Spain that it’s hard to know where to start. Its one of the few places in the world where you can see works by Picasso, Joan Miró and Antoni Gaudí just by walking down a street. If you’re in Barcelona, you’re in for an artistic treat. While the city boasts countless museums and worthy pieces, many don’t realize that just two hours away by public transportation or rental car is a haven…

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