15 Best Dubrovnik Beaches, As Told By a Local

15 Best Dubrovnik Beaches, As Told By a Local

For a fairly small town, Dubrovnik, Croatia sure does have an abundance of beaches. Even though the Old Town gets packed with tourists in the summer months, there are surely enough seaside escapes to go around for everyone. As an American expat in Dubrovnik, I can...
Is Istanbul Safe in 2020? Here’s the Truth.

Is Istanbul Safe in 2020? Here’s the Truth.

A multicultural and massive city stretching over two continents, Istanbul’s allure is hard to beat. The city is literally where the East meets the West with a medley of cultural influences in its architecture, cuisine, and religion.  Yet with a history of...
The Best Attractions and Eats in St. Paul, MN

The Best Attractions and Eats in St. Paul, MN

As I described in part 1 of the MSP Travel Guide series, it took me 7 years of living in 5 other cities over two continents to appreciate Minneapolis, and St. Paul. And while Minneapolis is certainly the center of action of the two sister cities, St. Paul has all the...
20 Unique Minneapolis Attractions to Explore

20 Unique Minneapolis Attractions to Explore

When I was 18 I couldn’t wait to get out of the Twin Cities. I wanted to move to a bigger city with more “culture” and never look back. So I moved to Chicago for college, and only came home for holidays and sometimes in the summer. After college I moved to Europe, and...
A Guide to Shoreditch High Street in East London

A Guide to Shoreditch High Street in East London

Tucked away in East London you’ll find the hippest neighborhood of the London family. Unlike the sometimes uppity Chelsea neighborhood, Shoreditch rules the East side with an easy-going and creative atmosphere. Here is where iconic street art, outdoor...
Sevilla Tapas: Best Restaurants & Dishes in Seville

Sevilla Tapas: Best Restaurants & Dishes in Seville

Tapas are to Spain as pizza is to Italy. These shareable snacks are the building blocks of culinary culture in Spain– meant to be shared among friends over a glass of wine or beer. Packed with flavor and rich history, tapa plates vary by regional influence. Take...
3 Days in Seville: The Perfect Itinerary

3 Days in Seville: The Perfect Itinerary

It only took me a minute to fall in love with Seville. The fusion of ceramic tiles and Moorish architecture alongside tapas bars ringing with Flamenco music is intoxicating. I could easily spend weeks exploring its intimate and alluring charm, but with 3 days in...
25+ Best Things to do in Seville (with Map)

25+ Best Things to do in Seville (with Map)

Dubbed as the capital of Andalucia in Southern Spain, Seville is a city booming with ancient and modern culture. Moorish palaces are juxtaposed next to Catholic Cathedrals. Flamenco music ricochets off narrow corridors and ceramic tiles. Tapa bars keep the city lively...

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