Seven Picturesque European Destinations

By Georgia Moore EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND Arguably the most beautiful city in Northern Europe, the Scottish capital is full of vantage points that let you take in the views. From the winding streets and narrow closes of the Old Town, to the planned Georgian splendour of the New Town, the city rewards discovery by foot. But a walk…

How to Explore Venice on a Backpacker Budget

By Erica Connolly One of the first things people will tell you about Venice is that it isn’t cheap and I failed to fully realize this before booking four nights on the island. After seriously stressing about money and considering changing flights, we decided to take Venice by its expensive horns and find a way to…

A Magical Day in Venice

By Teri Franklin The city of Venice is an enchanted place—actually 118 different places. Venice is made up of 118 islands, separated by 177 canals and linked by 416 bridges. Its beauty is majestic, and I wanted to share a few moments from our day there last summer. We arrived in Venice via water taxi.…