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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London Itinerary: 4 Days of Sightseeing and Hidden Gems

I created this 4 day London itinerary to celebrate my one year anniversary of moving to The Big Smoke. Since then, I’ve spent countless hours exploring the city on my own and playing travel guide for visiting family. And now, I’m sharing my best tips for spending 4 days in London!

London Itinerary: 4 Days of Sightseeing and Hidden Gems

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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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Tokyo Itinerary: 6 Days of Sightseeing and Hidden Gems

Tokyo is a city of contrasts. Ancient shrines sit across from busy shopping centers.  Cherry blossom trees grow in front of flashing billboards. Narrow alleys with tiny restaurants hide behind six-lane roads and skyscrapers. And with this 6 day Tokyo itinerary, you’ll have time to experience the city’s highlights and hidden gems.

Ornate carved wooden shrine gate behind vending machines and tourists doing 6 days in Tokyo itinerary.

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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 wooden buildings and travelers following Kanazawa day trip itinerary.

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