Traveling: Top 5 Romantic Cities

For Valentine’s Day, I decided to write my favorite romantic places I have visited with Cristina

5. Venice: Venice can be grueling because it is all cement and water. That is also what makes it beautiful. Best thing about Venice is that it is a perfect city to get lost. Eventually you find your way, but its a beautiful adventure.

4.Barcelona: My favorite walking city I have visited. Barcelona is a place to do lots of shopping at high fashion stores and at outside food markets. Coffee shops and restaurants are plentiful to sit and have a nice conversation. In addition, the architecture is full of wonder.

3.Paris: Sure the Eiffel Tower is romantic, but so is most of the city. A leisurely stroll down the Champs-Elysees is hard to beat in the romantic department, yet a cruise down the Seine comes close.

2. Rome: Rome is another city best seen by walking (I’m sensing a theme). The best time is sunset when the natural light and the city lights bring the Eternal City alive.

1. New Orleans: Yes, I am a homer, but I cannot see any reason why our city should not be number one. If you know how to walk the French Quarter (mainly stay away from parts of Bourbon), you can easily pretend you are in the Old World. If the moon is out, a walk along the river near Woldenberg Park is as good as it gets. Moreover, I have not even mentioned Uptown and Oak Street which are just as good if not better than the Downtown. As far as restaurants go, well, I think we have it pretty good.

6 thoughts on “Traveling: Top 5 Romantic Cities

  1. Our most romantic night of our Europe trip was in Paris. Even though Darin didn’t like France overall, we still had a perfect night with the eating inside the Eiffel Tower, cruising down the Seine, and going to the Moulin Rouge show. ❤

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  2. Kurt – I am so glad Venice is your #1 as well! It feels like you took the words out of my memories – my best days in Venice were spent wandering without specific destinations and discovering magical places. Barcelona and Rome I haven’t seen yet, but someday!

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    • Actually, due to an error in HTML it’s actually number 5. If we would have stayed in Venice instead of going there on a cruise, it probably would be higher.

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