Visiting Blenheim Palace in Autumn: Day Trip Guide

From opulent state rooms to tree-lined lakeside paths, visiting Blenheim Palace and Gardens is a delight in any season. But once you witness the grounds decked out in red and gold foliage, it’s easy to see why autumn is the ideal time to plan your visit.

Visiting Blenheim Palace in autumn with geese flying in front of palace facade.

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1 Day Sintra Itinerary: A Super Efficient Guide

Nestled in the scenic central mountains of Portugal, Sintra is unlike any other town I’ve visited. Taking a day trip to Sintra is like visiting a theme park for architecture lovers. From the rainbow towers of Pena Palace to the Gothic mansion of Quinta da Regaleira, this 1 day Sintra itinerary covers the area’s highlights as efficiently as possible.

1 Day Sintra Itinerary - view of red and yellow Pena Palace walls and clock tower.

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Porto Itinerary: 2 Days of Amazing Sights and Food

Has a single photo ever inspired you to travel somewhere new? For me, this 2 days in Porto itinerary all stemmed from a shot of the Igreja do Carmo. My tile-obsessed self was instantly in love with the famous blue and white azulejos covering the church’s facade, and I knew I had to see it in person.

2 days in Porto itinerary - colorful buildings of Ribeira Square.

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Vienna Itinerary: 2 Days of Highlights and Hidden Gems

Vienna is unlike any other city I’ve visited. It’s a place of opulence, elegance, and culture, with an overwhelming amount of gorgeous sites to explore. Fortunately, my Vienna 2 day itinerary efficiently covers the city’s highlights, with a few hidden gems along the way. 

Vienna Itinerary: 2 Days - Belvedere Palace with tulips.

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Ultimate Salzburg to Hallstatt Day Trip Itinerary

When it comes to fairytale towns, there’s no competing with Hallstatt. Nestled in the snow-capped mountains of central Austria, this lakefront village looks like something Walt Disney dreamed up. If you’re looking for a magical experience, my Salzburg to Hallstatt day trip itinerary has got you covered.

Salzburg to Hallstatt day trip itinerary - panoramic view of Hallstatt village.

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2 Days in Salzburg: Itinerary for First Time Visitors

If you love snow-capped mountains, opulent buildings, and breathtaking views, a trip to Salzburg is a must. It’s a city steeped in history, from medieval castles to Mozart to The Sound of Music. And if you spend 2 days in Salzburg, you can see it all at a leisurely pace!

2 Days in Salzburg Itinerary - tulips view of Mirabell Gardens.

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2 Days in Amsterdam: Itinerary for First Time Visitors

If your idea of a perfect city break includes picturesque architecture and laid back exploration, you’ll love this 2 days in Amsterdam itinerary. Despite what you may have heard, there’s far more to this city than the red light district and the Anne Frank House.

Iconic facades of Dutch canal houses seen during Amsterdam 2 day itinerary.

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5 Day Japan Itinerary Ideas to Suit Any Travel Style

So, you only have 5 days in Japan and want to make the most of your time. Well, you’ve come to the right place! Japan is my all-time favorite travel destination, and I have several 5 day Japan itinerary options to help you build your ideal trip.

View of red five storey pagoda with foreground of tourists using 5 day Japan itinerary ideas.

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What to Do in Nagano Japan: A 5 Day Nagano Itinerary

Japan’s Nagano prefecture boasts stunning natural landscapes, famous castles, and breathtaking shrines. In fact, my solo trip to the region was the best vacation I’ve ever had! But after returning home, I realized a lot of international travelers don’t know what to do in Nagano.

What to do in Nagano Japan: 5 Day Nagano Itinerary

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Day Trip to Kanazawa: Itinerary for Japan’s Samurai Town

From ancient samurai houses to beautifully preserved Edo districts, a day trip to Kanazawa is a must for lovers of Japanese culture, history, or architecture. And with the newly expanded shinkansen line, it’s possible to reach Kanazawa within two or three hours from popular cities like Tokyo and Kyoto. 

Historic Japanese street with wet wooden buildings and travelers following Kanazawa day trip itinerary.

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