My Westin Turtle Bay Review: Splurging in Mauritius

reception area of WESTIN TURTLE BAY hotel looking out to a pool and the ocean

Are you wondering what it’s like to stay at the Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa in Mauritius? Then you’re in luck. I split an 11-day Mauritius solo trip between this 5-star beach resort and the SALT of Palmar on the island’s east coast and am excited to give you my honest opinion. Spoiler alert: […]

My SALT of Palmar Review: The Best Beach Resort in Mauritius?

swimming pool at salt of palmar hotel in mauritius

Are you wondering whether staying at the SALT of Palmar in Mauritius is worth it? Then you’ve come to the right place. I split an 11-day Mauritius solo vacation between this 4-star beach resort and the Westin Turtle Bay and am excited to give you my unfiltered opinion. Spoiler alert: I loved this hotel! Read […]

Ultimate Guide to the 20 Regions of Italy (+ Map)

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Unlock the secret to planning the perfect Italian vacation with this guide to the 20 regions of Italy If you ask an Italian where they are from, there’s a good chance that they will identify this by region. Before its unification in 1871, Italy existed as a collection of individual states, each with a rich […]

7 Easy Day Trips from Verona by Train

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The fabled city of Romeo & Juliet is one of my favourite places in Italy. And thanks to its excellent rail connections, Verona is one of the best bases for visiting other destinations in the Veneto region and beyond. I know because I have done exactly that. Whether you want to relax by the shores […]