A Step Inside the Mind of Salvador Dalí in Figueres, Spain

Just two hours outside Barcelona is the hometown of Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. A scenic walk from the train station takes you to a museum of his work, entirely designed by him. The result is a labyrinth of exhibition spaces that are as shocking and fascinating as the works, themselves. Highlights include an actual room as… Read More A Step Inside the Mind of Salvador Dalí in Figueres, Spain

Musei Capitolini & Piazza del Campidoglio

Or, Capitoline Museums and Capitoline Hill. The square and palazzi were redesigned by Michelangelo, and the museums inside are home to ancient Roman artifacts, sculptures dating back to Etruscan times, and a beautiful painting gallery. Around the back is a beautiful view over the Roman forum, and the Victor Emmanuel monument and the Teatro Marcello are just… Read More Musei Capitolini & Piazza del Campidoglio

Vienna: Famous Composers, Expansive Palaces, and Twice-Fried Schnitzel

Early on March 6th, after checking out of my Airbnb in Budapest that had quickly felt like home, I headed to the train station to board my 2 hour ride to Vienna, Austria. The station, while it resembled King’s Cross Station, was very unclear and required a walk through a kebab restaurant to enter an… Read More Vienna: Famous Composers, Expansive Palaces, and Twice-Fried Schnitzel

Budapest: Rich History, Ruins Bars, and Cheap Eats on the Danube

The growing and fascinating city of Budapest, Hungary was the first stop on my spring break journey, which lasted from March 3rd to 10th. I spent until the 6th in Budapest, and I learned to love the complex and beautiful place so quickly. I had no expectations, since I knew little about Budapest other than… Read More Budapest: Rich History, Ruins Bars, and Cheap Eats on the Danube