Pack Your Bags: 5 Must-See Destinations This Summer

Summer is the perfect time for exploration and being able to experience new places. Whether you're based in Europe or the US, these cities need to be on your list. From romantic views and port wine in Portugal to endless art and all-night parties in Germany, this list has something for everyone!  


PORTO, PORTUGAL

Porto is one of the most romantic cities you could go to, whether you’re in a relationship or just trying to treat yourself. From the scenic views to unforgettable gastronomy, be sure to head to this coastal town for a weeklong getaway.

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Photo via Sienna Brown

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PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

 


BERLIN, GERMANY

Berlin is an unforgettable metropolitan center filled with art, culture and modern vibes. Although Germany might not be on your radar for summer vacation, the city will have you feeling as if you’re in New York, but a bit more relaxed. Each day there is something different for you to experience and different memories to be made. 

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PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

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PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN


SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN

San Sebastian is arguably one of the most scenically diverse regions of País Vasco and with rich history and culture to boot. Whether you’re going to visit for the surf, the pintxos or a dreamlike getaway, San Sebastian is for you.

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SORRENTO, ITALY

This seaside city of Naples is a dream that you never knew you had. Located in a mountainous region, the sites are breathtaking. With easy access to other parts of the region you can easily indulge in the vibrancy that it has to offer and then explore other parts of the area.

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PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

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NERJA, SPAIN

Nerja is a beach town, close to Malaga that is underrated… but that might be for the better. This oasis is the perfect escape if you just want to slow down and enjoy the beauty of small town beach life.  

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PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

PHOTO VIA SIENNA BROWN

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Where are you headed this summer? Let us know below in the comments! 


Sienna Brown is the founder of Las Morenas de España. From New York to Murcia, Spain, she is constantly on a journey to inspire and be inspired while engaging in different methods of creation.  Her passion for learning about others leads her towards constant exploration and practicing the art of listening as much as she can. See more of her work here and follow her adventures on instagram.