Posts tagged "Europe"
Sleep in a cave (hotel) in Turkey

Sleep in a cave (hotel) in Turkey

The idea of sleeping in a cave doesn’t hold much appeal to those of us who are non-campers, but I’ll admit, it does sound pretty hard-core. Which is exactly why I was excited about sleeping in a cave when I visited Turkey. The even more exciting part was that this cave had four walls, a... read more
The spa where flesh-eating fish replace your loofah

The spa where flesh-eating fish replace your loofah

Spa getaways are nothing new, but what is different is when a spa attracts as many men as it does women, and when the treatment involves not massages and manicures…but fish. Flesh-eating fish to be precise. Well, okay, perhaps flesh–eating sounds a little dramatic, but the truth is, these fish do nibble at your skin.... read more
Paris Syndrome and the dangers of high expectations

Paris Syndrome and the dangers of high expectations

Ah, Paris. It’s the city of love, lights, croissants and berets. Throw in some celebrated art, high fashion, an iconic tower, quaint cobblestones and a plethora of sidewalk cafés, and you can quickly understand why Paris is one of the world’s most popular destinations. I mean, really, what’s not to love? Plenty, according to the... read more
Hidden Gems: Rome’s Square Colosseum

Hidden Gems: Rome’s Square Colosseum

{The Square Colosseum. So creepy. Even a photo of it gives me chills.} Of the 30 million people who visit Rome each year, most go to see the legacies of the Emperors and Popes. And when you’re busy wishing at fountains and craning your neck to gawk at paintings on ceilings, it’s easy to forget... read more