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Enlightenment and errors from an American girl travelling the world

Her Grand Tour

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29 Apr 2018

The ultimate guide for your first trip to Venice including gondola etiquette, how to get around, and how to not piss off Venetians.

5 Dec 2017

How to get to Catherine Palace from Saint Petersburg, including: navigating the Russian transport system, surprise pastries, and a history lesson.

23 Aug 2017

Wine, sunsets, and David's delicious bottom. Bonus: How to visit the Uffizi without wanting to kill yourself.

11 Aug 2017

Don't feel like following the usual tourist path? If you like amazing food, once in a lifetime cultural experiences, and cats (yep, cats)... I've got your back.

19 Jun 2017

Where to eat (and drink) like a Venetian. If you go to Venice without reading this post, you are dead to me.

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