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. 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 the Vatican. There may not be any gondolas…

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24 hours is not enough time to pay anywhere justice, let alone a fabulous city like Milan, Italy. We all have to work with the time we have though, and it’s better to have a short visit to Milan than no visit at all. You can spend 24 hours in the city just by shopping. Those with a fondness for brand names will find no shortage of merchandise here. Milan is a really fancy city. From poodles in tutus to diamond adorned storefronts, the…

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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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Do you have a short amount of time to Amsterdam? The best place to start is by taking a canal cruise! There are many options, from bigger boats with covered surfaces that serve dinner to smaller, open-air boats. Me personally, I recommend the latter. You run the risk of having your cruise rained out, but there’s nothing that compares to the unobstructed views of the city from this angle. Any time of year is a good…

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We all yearn to get away. The problem is, very few of us can actually afford to act on our travel impulses due to financial restraints. There’s a common misconception that traveling internationally costs thousands of dollars, or in the alternative requires accepting substandard meals and accommodations. This is simply not the case. Traveling can be affordable for anyone with the proper planning. There’s no better time than the present to explore the world. Famed archeological…

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