Italy · Travel

Day Trip from Rome to Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius

And you thought I was done gushing about our trip… hah! After gallivanting around Rome for two and a half days (get all the details here), our last full day in Italy was spent checking off my oldest bucket list item – visiting Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii. I learned about the famous eruption 18 years… Continue reading Day Trip from Rome to Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius

Italy · Travel

Blissfully Basque’s Guide to Rome – 2-Day Itinerary & Trip Recap

Missed the tips & reviews I posted? CLICK HERE! DON’T WANT TO READ THE ENTIRE ITINERARY/TRIP RECAP (COMPLETE WITH CUNNINGLY WITTY COMMENTARY)? CLICK HERE FOR A FREE DOWNLOADABLE ITINERARY. Day 0 – Arrival We arrived in Rome at 6:30pm. After walking to the hotel, checking in, and dropping off our bags, we headed off to… Continue reading Blissfully Basque’s Guide to Rome – 2-Day Itinerary & Trip Recap

Italy · Travel

Blissfully Basque’s Guide to Rome – Reviews & Tips for the Eternal City

We just got back from our Rome trip and it feels like someone woke me up from the best dream ever. Rome is the most magical city I’ve ever been to (even though I felt slightly stupid using “magical” I found most other adjectives fell short). There was something about being in a city so old,… Continue reading Blissfully Basque’s Guide to Rome – Reviews & Tips for the Eternal City

Spain · Travel

El Salto del Nervión Day Trip

I’ve definitely caught the hiking bug. Lucky for me, living in Northern Spain means no shortage of hiking trails with jaw-dropping views. Just an hour & a half from Mundaka at the border dividing Castilla y León and País Vasco  is el Monumento Natural Monte Santiago, home of the highest waterfall in the Iberian Peninsula… Continue reading El Salto del Nervión Day Trip

Puerto Rico · Travel

Honeymoonin’ Part 2- El Yunque Waterfalls & Cueva del Indio Hike

CLICK HERE TO READ PART 1. When I was a kid, I was obsessed with George of the Jungle, popping the tape into the VCR the moment I woke up every day during summer vacation. I thought George was hilarious and every time I watched the waterfall scene, I’d think, “That is the most romantic thing ever. One… Continue reading Honeymoonin’ Part 2- El Yunque Waterfalls & Cueva del Indio Hike