While in Lucerne, there are no shortage of amazing day trips that one can do in the great outdoors. After spending a full day hitting up all the sights to see in Lucerne, you’ll want to get out into wide open spaces and take in the surrounding views and that fresh Alpine air! While researching, […]

Nestled right in the heart of Switzerland, along the western shore of Lake Lucerne, is the jaw-dropping town of Lucerne. So pristine, so glorious, so magnificent, it is one of Europe’s most stunning destinations. Skipping this town would be a crime against the Laws of Traveling. (Are there such laws? If not, there should be!) […]

Summer is just a few months away, and you are likely starting to think about where you would like to spend your summer holiday. In Europe, travelers generally head to southern Europe which offers the warmest locations, plenty of sunshine, lots of swimming holes and amazing architecture and history. In the last decade, Croatia has […]

While recently reading a favorite blogger of mine, Travelsewhere, it dawned on me, I was just a few posts away from writing my 200th post on California Globetrotter!! I definitely can’t believe I’ve written so many posts and shared so much of my life with strangers who have become loyal readers and cyber-friends! What started […]

Whether you live in or around Munich, or are visiting somewhere near Munich, there are PLENTY of places to go if you’re looking to take advantage of a beautiful day! If you don’t mind getting up and leaving your house around 6am, driving no more than 3-3 1/2 hours (one way), you CAN manage a […]

Before you go to Vienna, you should be forewarned, there will be A LOT of coffee and cake breaks as this tradition is and has been a large part of Viennese culture dating as far back as 1683. This tradition is so ingrained into the culture that UNESCO has declared it as an “Intangible Cultural […]

If ever there was one place in the world that embodied the spirit of Christmas, it would most definitely be Strasbourg, France. Historically known as the town which held the very first Christmas Market in 1570, making it the oldest market in Europe. Since 1570, the “Christkindelsmärik” (market of the Infant Jesus) has grown exponentially […]

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Unless your parents didn’t have Audrey Hepburn films in their massive movie collection or you’re not a fan of the Golden Age of Hollywood glam or a fan of Classic films, it’s likely you haven’t heard of Audrey Hepburn…unless you were born anytime after the 90s. As a little girl, I was bored out of […]

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