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What to Pack for a Romantic Getaway

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What to pack for a romantic trip away - use this packing list for your next romantic vacation or holiday. There are a few things that you might not have thought to bring on your romantic trip, but will be happy that you did.

This post is sponsored by Aruba Tourism. 

Tom and I never went on a honeymoon, but in our short time that we’ve had together I feel like we’ve already come to master the art of the romantic getaway, whether it be for just a night or a week-long trip. So when the Aruba Tourism Authority asked me to create a packing list for a romantic getaway to help spread the word about romantic Aruba, I knew it would be easy. Ironically, when I think of a romantic getaway, I think of a sunny destination, like Aruba, but this packing list can apply to any destination. Here are seven things you should bring along. Read More

8 European Destinations You Haven’t Thought to Visit (But Should)

By Europe Tips, Travel 20 Comments

Unique places to visit in Europe, where to go in Europe off the beaten path

When you think of visiting Europe, you may imagine seeing the sites in Rome, enjoying a croissant in Paris, or drinking a Guinness in Dublin. But while those iconic European cities are worth visiting, there are so many off-the-beaten path destinations that I’d recommend instead. These are the top 7 places in Europe that you probably haven’t considered experiencing…but you should. Read More

Driving a Vintage Fiat 500 Around Tuscany

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vintage fiat 500

When Tom and I were last in Florence, it was our 2nd anniversary of the weekend that we met each other (and ultimately fell in love… I KNOW RIGHT?!) so I wanted to surprise him with a little something while we were there. I contacted the guys at 500 Touring Club after I had seen a few of my favourite Florence bloggers write about a tour they did around Tuscany… in vintage Fiat 500s! I knew Tom would really like that and it was something different– we had already done a Vespa tour during our last visit so I really wanted to change it up. I organized for Tom and I to ride along on their last tour of the season (lucky we got it!)

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