3 days in Iceland Itinerary: See the Best of Iceland

Iceland Waterfalls

Ah Iceland. It’s hard to believe that it wasn’t that long ago that very few people considered this country as a tourist destination. Thanks to Game of Thrones and social media, that’s all now changed. But even when I first visited in 2012 people were more confused than interested. Looking back on the Iceland that…

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3 Days in Venice: The Perfect Venice Itinerary

I’ve been to dozens of cities around the world and yet Venice remains a favourite. There is something truly magical about this city with its canals instead of roads, gondolas instead of cars, and endless palaces. I’ve travelled solo to Venice three times now, my most recent visit was a week long. While some may…

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How to Plan a Day Trip to Lake Como From Milan

Waterline view of Varenna town on Lake Como on a sunny October day

Lake Como is one of the most popular places in Italy. Famous for its resort towns and villas, Lake Como has a reputation for being a playground for the rich and famous. Which of course, means that when it comes to travel in Italy, Lake Como has a reputation for being a more expensive destination,…

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How to Spend 3 Days in Milan, Italy

Most people dream about visiting Italy, but when it comes to Milan you tend to hear a lot of mixed reviews. As the fashion capital of the world, Milan is a hit with some people. However, others claim that this Italian city is boring and expensive and suggest going elsewhere. I’ll be honest, Milan was…

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Best Places to Travel Solo: Venice

Think Venice is only for couples on romantic vacations? I dare you to think again. Venice seems to be a hit or a miss with most people. A lot of visitors downplay this infamous city, claiming it’s too touristic, too expensive, or even too fake. I disagree completely. Venice is one of my favourite cities.…

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Things to do in Trieste, Italy

Trieste, Italy wasn’t really somewhere I ever expected to go until I found a cheap flight. I only spent two days in this coastal city and quickly came to appreciate its quiet charms. It may not have as much to do as Rome, be as beautiful as Venice, or have the foodie scene of Bologna,…

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Bologna to San Marino: A San Marino Day Trip

Castle-lake towers, winding cobblestone streets, and a crossbow association: this is San Marino. One of the smallest countries in the world and an absolute must-visit if you find yourself in the area. In the blog post I’m sharing how you can plan the perfect San Marino day trip from Bologna. A Little Bit About San…

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How to Spend 3 Days in Malta

How long should I spend in Malta? It was a question I asked several friends and I got varied answers. Some said a couple of days while others told me they could easily spend a month. I settled for a week thinking that even thought I was visiting in November, it would still be warm…

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Solo Travel in Malta: Tips, Advice, and Thoughts

When I booked my flight to Malta I didn’t really know what to expect. Some people told me they loved it. Others said it was small and boring and there wasn’t much to do. I heard from many people that the natural scenery was beautiful but others complained about the crowds, especially when cruise ships…

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Day Trip to Gozo: How to Get from Malta to Gozo

Malta is a small country made up of 3 main islands in the Mediterranean. Known for being one of the sunniest destinations in Europe, it’s a popular getaway for a few days or even a couple of weeks. Most people choose to stay on the main island (Malta) for their stay but I have to…

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ESBT Mama Mia Greek Island Hopping (land based)-May/June 2025

About Eat Sleep Breathe Travel Group Trips: I started running ESBT Group Trips with the intent of offering fun, adventurous trips to various destinations around the world to friends and followers. The goal is to take the stress out of travel and to connect with like-minded people while exploring and learning. As such, ESBT group…

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ESBT Greek Island Sailing 2025 (June)

About Eat Sleep Breathe Travel Group Trips: I started running ESBT Group Trips with the intent of offering fun, adventurous trips to various destinations around the world to friends and followers. The goal is to take the stress out of travel and to connect with like-minded people while exploring and learning. As such, ESBT group…

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The Best of: 3 Days in Budapest

Known as the Pearl of the Danube and the Paris of Eastern Europe, Budapest is a mecca for all kinds of travellers. Whether it be a couple on a multi-day European river cruise or young backpackers looking for a cheap place to party, the capital of Hungary has a little something for everyone to enjoy…

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How to Spend 3 Days in Krakow: A Krakow Itinerary

I fell in love with Krakow the moment I exited the train station and began walking towards Old Town. It was dark outside and seeing the walls and the gate all lit up under the navy blue sky brought an instant smile to my face. As a lover of fairytale towns, I knew I would…

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The Best of Helsinki in 1 Day

Helsinki Cathedral

Do you only have 1 day in Helsinki? It may sound daunting, but as someone who as done it before, it is absolutely do-able.  That being said, you may fall in love with the city (as I did) and wish you planned to stay longer (also, as I did) but before you get too far…

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The Best of Copenhagen in 1 Day

Copenhagen in 1 Day

I didn’t plan on only having 1 day in Copenhagen. But of course, as is often the case when travelling, a lot can happen to throw your plans down the drain. This time it was a majorly delayed flight that saw me spending nearly an entire day in the Dublin airport instead of hanging out…

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8 Romantic Castle Hotels in the Czech Republic

When it comes to castle hotels, Ireland and Scotland tend to get most of the attention. However, while both of those countries have some great castle hotel options, there are other places in Europe that offer some pretty incredible castle hotel stays as well. Here are some of the most beautiful castle hotels in the Czech Republic.…

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The Best of Prague in 3 Days

Old Town Hall Prague

An old castle on a hill in the distance, a bridge steeped in folklore and legends, historic monuments, great food, and colourful buildings. Prague truly is a fairytale, and often considered to be one of the prettiest cities in Europe. One could easily spend a week exploring the cobblestone streets of the historic capital of…

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The Best of: 1 Day in Vienna

St. Stephen's Cathedral

The capital of Austria is a stunning city and one that I clearly love to explore since I’ve now been four times. While I definitely recommend more than one day in the city, sometimes you’re on a time crunch. I’ve had two incidents where I’ve only had 1 day in Vienna; once I used it…

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Paris in 3 Days: A Paris Itinerary for First-Timers

Eiffel Tower

Ah Paris. The city of light. The city of love. It’s a favourite destination for many and for good reason. The capital of France is not only beautiful to explore but offers plenty and see to do. From wandering through local neighbourhoods to discovering the treasures of world-famous museums. Not to mention the food scene,…

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The Best of Monaco in 1 Day

When I think of Monaco a few things come to mind; the iconic Monte Carlo casino, yachts, James Bond, the Grand Prix and pretty much anything else that screams bucket loads of money. The type of money I will never, even in my wildest dreams, come close to owning. But just because I could never…

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How to Spend 5 Days in Nice, France

Are you headed to the French Riviera for a few days and looking for ideas of what to see and do? I did this a few years ago and had a great time soaking up the sun and exploring coastal towns while using Nice as my base. With easy access to nearby towns, plenty of…

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