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Tara Burgess

Tara is a perpetual globetrotter and travel writer. Originally from Seattle, WA, she has also lived in Beijing, Porto, Rome, and Munich. When she's not writing, you can find her making art or experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen.

The 8 Best Day Trips From Stockholm (With Pics!)

Stockholm is one of those cities with a wealth of cultural sites and attractions. From wandering the fairytale-like streets of Gamla Stan to seeing historic and artistic treasures in one of the many world-class museums, visitors definitely won’t have a shortage of things to see and do.  But if you want to see something else …

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19 Unique Day Trips from Granada (With Pics!)

Despite being a compact city, Granada is packed with historical sites, multicultural neighborhoods, and vibrant cafes and tapas bars. And while it’s one of Andalusia’s most visited cities, it’s not the only place worth visiting during your trip to southern Spain.  Taking a day trip outside of Granada will open your eyes to a new …

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8 Day Trips from Budapest That Are Worth Leaving The City For

Budapest is often the first place people visit while traveling to Hungary. However, while this vibrant capital has a lot to offer, it’s not the only destination you should visit on your Hungarian itinerary.  The outskirts of Budapest are diverse, with monumental palaces, charming hillside villages, and stunning natural landscapes. With so much close by, …

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7 Day Trips From Frankfurt You Don’t Want To Miss Out On

As the most important financial and economic hub in Germany, Frankfurt is a bustling city that is mostly visited by business travelers. But it’s also home to the largest airport in the country, meaning that quite a few tourists end up using Frankfurt as a jumping-off point for exploring other areas around Germany. Thankfully, Frankfurt …

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8 Day Trips from Dubrovnik & Why They’re Worth It

There is no doubt that Dubrovnik is one of the most stunning medieval cities in Europe. But unfortunately, it also is one of the most crowded, attracting nearly 1.5 million tourists each year. And while it’s a must-see for travelers (or Game of Thrones fans), it’s not the only destination you should visit during your …

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7 Day Trips from Istanbul (Pics To Prove They’re The Best!)

Situated on both the Asian and European continents, Istanbul is a diverse melting pot that incorporates traditions of Eastern and Western Cultures. And while Istanbul is arguably the most popular destination in the country for travelers, its surrounding regions are equally, if not more, scenic. There are ancient villages, sun-soaked beaches, and even snow-capped mountains …

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8 Gorgeous Day Trips from Reykjavik (With Pictures!)

There’s a reason why many people consider Iceland to be the most beautiful country in the world. This untouched outdoor wonderland is full of natural beauty, from the mighty glaciers to the volcanic lava fields. And while most people choose to base themselves in Reykjavik, leaving the capital to explore the country’s landscape is an …

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6 Best Day Trips from Milan to Lake Como (With Pics!)

Lake Como is one of Italy’s most scenic destinations, attracting more than 1.3 million visitors a year. Although it’s not the largest of the Italian lakes (Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore come in first and second place), Lake Como has plenty of sights and attractions to visit. And because of its proximity to Milan, most …

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7 Simple Day Trips From Copenhagen (They’re Worth The Trip!)

When most people travel to Denmark, they usually just visit the capital city of Copenhagen. And don’t get me wrong – Copenhagen is a fascinating place with all its trendy cafes, gourmet restaurants, and vibrant neighborhoods. But there are many beautiful and culturally rich destinations outside the city too. In just under two hours, you …

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7 Must-See Stops On Your Day Trip From Rome to Tuscany

With rolling vineyards and beautiful ancient villages, Tuscany is one of the most romantic regions of Italy. And although it’s over 100 miles away from Rome, there are many charming destinations that you can easily reach in just a few hours. While some cities on this list can be reached by train, the best way …

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