You can totally travel Europe on a budget, and packing light is the first step. Have you ever heard of a time capsule wardrobe?
A time capsule wardrobe involves picking one unified color scheme, with one or two accent colors, and theming all your clothing so you can mix and match!
The first thing I do when I plan for a long summer getaway is to check out Pinterest for their recommended outfits.
Here’s a link to my Pinterest board for items you can buy right now that match my recommendations for a breezy European holiday.
Sam and I spent 4 weeks across Europe with 1 carry on bag each.
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Flight delays. Less than stellar hotel rooms. Hockers holding their products right in your face while shouting at you. There are some inconveniences everyone can expect when traveling abroad and experiencing new cultures. Here’s how we’ve made the best of unfortunate situations that tourists experience while traveling abroad. Flight delays When our international flight first … Continue reading 3 travel hacks will make you conquer your travel nerves
Italian food is many people’s favorite cuisine: truffles, tomato sauce, pasta, cured meats. In the words of Chef Pepe, everybody and their grandmother has an opinion on the juuust right way to make a certain Italian dish.What I’ve been disappointed with in Italy is the breakfast culture. Sure, every guide book stresses the bar cafe … Continue reading Day 13: Eating our way through Italy
Florence, Italy for 72 hours involved mainly sculptures. It was also 100F degrees for all this trekking. We then visited the Accademia, a small museum best known for the goliath masterpiece of Michaelangelo, the David. It’s impressive to imagine the sculptor working on a piece of that scale, with such detail to the human form. … Continue reading Day 12: Florence in Tuscany
My birthday! Sam surprised me all day with airbnb experiences. We enjoyed some cichettas, or Venetian tapas, as part of a morning private city tour. An Aperol Spritz, Italy’s favorite happy hour drink. We ate various marinated bacala (cod) on polenta, fried shrimps, and meat pastries. We then toured the neighborhoods of Venice, seeing what … Continue reading Day 11: Venice – it’s all about the food
Unlike Venice, the neighboring island of Burano can be touched and lived in without historical permission. Now known for their handmade lace, Burano has a beautiful vegetable garden, a Michelin star restaurant, streets lined with lace shops, and a generally pleasant vibe separate from Venice’s dark maze. It’s only a 20 minute vaporetto from our … Continue reading Day 10: The Colors of Burano