Baby Got a fast Car - Monaco - by Anika Mikkelson - MissMaps.com

Monaco’s Riches: Character Over Setting

A tiny country that packs more genuine characters into a small space than you could ever imagine – French ski instructors, a yoga instructor from LA, and two Italian sisters – here’s how they made my trip to Monaco more memorable than Princess Grace ever could (click to read!) Continue reading Monaco’s Riches: Character Over Setting

Place de la Comedie in Montpellier France - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Finding France: From Toulouse to Nice

Paris, Toulouse, Montpellier, Grenoble and Nice. My first night’s rest in France was spent aboard a moving bus. My final night: on a winery overlooking the Côte d’Azur. In between: even more French discoveries. (Click to read…) Continue reading Finding France: From Toulouse to Nice

Hamburg Germany: Bridges, Wurst, and Pirates Galore

Our trip to Hambug was done simply for ease of travel. As a midway point between Grenoble and Stockholm, it was a destination neither of us had been before and frankly, knew little about. We were pleasantly surprised by the calm beauty it had to offer. A city claiming to have more bridges than all cities of the world: forget Venice and Amsterdam, Hamburg is the true master of water-crossing walkways… Continue reading Hamburg Germany: Bridges, Wurst, and Pirates Galore