London, England

Every morning in London, I woke to a gray sky, seagulls swooping around the roofs of the neighboring homes. I’d throw on my clothes and head out like Sherlock Holmes, ready to uncover new parts of this modern city with historic roots.  First off, make sure to do your research and make any reservations early.… Continue reading London, England

København, Danmark

Despite 30° weather, I’ve visited Copenhagen in December twice. The takeaway? It must be pretty great to lure me in those temperatures more than once.  There are a good array of museums (I’ve highlighted my favorite ones below), but exploring Copenhagen is more about experiencing the Scandinavian lifestyle. Map out all the bakeries, sink into… Continue reading København, Danmark

Warszawa, Polska

Once described by a friend as the Berlin’s cool weird uncle, Warsaw is not to be missed when visiting Poland. Unless you aren’t into trendy cities with great food and lots of history. Unlike in many European cities, the Old Town is Warsaw’s least exceptional area. Visit briefly to get a sense of this historic area—the… Continue reading Warszawa, Polska

Kraków, Polska

While it isn’t Paris, Kraków is a perfect small, European city to enjoy charming architecture, thousands of years of history, and delicious food. Plus, despite being the second most populous city in Poland, tourists can quickly familiarize themselves with the city’s small Old Town and nearby Jewish Quarters, two major destinations when visiting. Ideally, visit… Continue reading Kraków, Polska

Gdańsk, Polska

Pronounced G’dine sk. Say it quick. The Baltic Sea does not stack up to the Caribbean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, or probably pretty much any sea that you want to go swimming in. But that’s okay. Despite being a seaside resort town, Gdańsk’s charm lies almost completely in its cultural institutions. The small, historic (by… Continue reading Gdańsk, Polska