Staying in a Rifugio

When I thought of Italy, I imagined Roman ruins, cute little villages, and vineyards as far as I could see. What I didn’t image, were the beautiful, dramatic mountains. I honestly had no idea Italy had any real mountains here. But I have fallen head over heels in love with the Dolomites, the Italian Alps….

A Travel Guide to Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

I’m a list maker, so naturally when I came to Europe, I made a list of all the places I wanted to visit while over here (I mean, aside from just writing “everything” on a piece of paper). Plitvice Lakes National Park was high up on the list (or the waterfall park as I still can’t…

Acadia National Park, Maine [PHOTO BLOG]

My perfect way to end the summer is with a road trip! Seriously, I can just get into my car and drive a few hours to get out of my hometown, see amazing sights, and visit friends who live in other parts of the country — how great is that?! Since camping has been on…