Cortina d’Ampezzo: Everything you need to know

Cortina d’Ampezzo is a quaint but bustling town in the province of Belluno, Italy, located within the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage site. Most of the town’s popularity comes from it’s claim to fame as the venue of the 1956 Olympic Winter Games, and the planned venue for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.  Before we dive […]

Tre Cime Di Lavaredo Loop in The Dolomites: Hiking Guide

The Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop is one of the most popular hikes in the Dolomites, and easily one of my favorites as well. The three iconic peaks of Tre Cime are considered the symbol of the Dolomites.  This guide will cover everything you need to know to prepare for a day hike (or overnight […]

Lago di Carezza: What You Need to Know Before Visiting

Lago di Carezza, also known as Karersee or Lake Carezza, is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Dolomites region. It is also one of the most popular places to visit in the Dolomites, Italy – and for a good reason! As soon as I saw a photo of this lake for the first […]

Italy Road Trip Itinerary: 2 Week Italy Itinerary

I’m sure I can’t be the only one who feels that everyone on social media is traveling through Italy this summer. Well I definitely hopped on that trend and took off an epic 2 week Italy road trip with a few of my closest friends.  This detailed guide will outline my entire Italian itinerary for […]

What to know about Rifugios in the Dolomites: Italian mountain huts

If you’re planning a trip to the Dolomites, you’ve probably seen the word rifugio thrown around. So you might be wondering what exactly a rifugio is? This beginner’s guide to staying in rifugios will cover everything you need to know for a smooth stay in Italy’s mountain huts.  Prepare for your trip to Italy ✈️ […]

Lago di Braies: What You Need to Know Before Visiting

The famous Lago di Braies is just as beautiful in person as it is in photos. Blue waters with a striking mountain backdrop, it’s hard not to fall in love with this spot. Photographs of this famous lake have recently found their way all over the internet, and for a very good reason! Lago di […]

Hiking to Lago di Sorapis in the Dolomites, Italy

By now I’m sure you’ve heard of the Dolomites, the famous mountain range in Northern Italy. From the striking views on Seceda to the crystal blue lakes, the region has got it all. Hiking to Lago di Sorapis is one of the top day hikes in the Dolomites. Lago di Sorapis is a glacial lake […]

Where to Stay in the Dolomites, Italy

Before I dive too deep into this post on where to stay in the Dolomites, some of you may be wondering where the Dolomites even are! You may have ended up on this post by clicking through a dreamy mountain photo on Pinterest or Google, or if you’re lucky you may already be planning your […]

How to Get to the Dolomites, Italy: Car, Bus, Train, or Plane

This post is all about how to get to the Dolomites in Northern Italy. Although popular among European tourists, the Dolomites are still a bit of a hidden gem for American tourists. I was pleasantly surprised that even visiting during the peak tourist season, the hikes were expansive and not completely overrun with tourists. Luckily, […]

A Guide to Hiking Seceda, Dolomites

Hiking the Seceda mountain and exploring the nearby town of Ortisei (St. Ulrich) down below was easily the highlight of my first road trip through the Dolomites, and therefore deserves its own post! While Seceda is best known for its winter slopes, the mountain is a breathtaking place to hike during the summer months. With […]

Road Trip in the Dolomites Itinerary for Any Traveler

In the past year or so I started seeing images of incredible, crystal blue lakes pop up in my Instagram feed. I started researching the area, and was immediately determined to plan a visit. When the opportunity arose to take a quick trip, I threw together a last minute plan Dolomites road trip itinerary this […]

7 Best Things to do in the Dolomites Italy 

Looking for the best things to do in the Dolomites, Italy? You’ve come to the right place! The Italian Dolomites are easily one of my favorite places in the world. I visited for the first time in 2019 and have already been back again since. There are an endless amount of incredible hikes, crystal blue […]