Jaycation Travel Planning + 2016 Trip

Learn some useful travel tips, get inspired to travel & find out where I’m going next! I’ll give you a hint… This place is also known as “The Land Down Under” That’s right! I’m going to Australia. Not only am I going to Aussieland, I’m headed to Honolulu, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Queenstown & Auckland, New Zealand! … More Jaycation Travel Planning + 2016 Trip

Jaycation: Rome, Italy

The Roman Empire was one of the most powerful dynasties in World History. Explore with Jay Jay as he visits the most ancient landmarks in all the world. While visiting places like the Vatican & Roman Colisseum, dine with Jay Jay as he looks for the best in Roman Cuisine. Check out places like Bonci, Trapizzino & iporchettoni visited by popular travel hosts Anthony Bourdain & Andrew Zimmer! … More Jaycation: Rome, Italy

Jaycation: Pisa & Cinque Terre, Italy

Many hear of the fancy & glamorous French Riviera where the wealthy go to gamble & party on Mega-Yachts. But in the Italian Riviera, it’s just as beautiful & more relaxed with a small town Italian feel. If you’re staying in Florence & looking for fun day trips, follow me as I guide you through Pisa & the five towns of Cinque Terre. We go on a train ride & clear up any confusion you might have when it comes to booking train tickets to this quaint & breathtaking part of Tuscany! Get your walking shoes ready, were going on a hike! … More Jaycation: Pisa & Cinque Terre, Italy

Jaycation: Florence, Italy

When most travelers plan their first trip to Italy, most view Florence as the third city behind Rome & Venice. After that initial trip, most tend to favor Florence for it’s great, naturally grown food & beauty that the Reniassance era brought upon this walkable city. If you’ve never been to Florence, imagine a city filled with clay tiled roof buildings & a place where it’s normal for people to be outside at night, young & old enjoying the moonlight & cooler temperatures in the Summertime. … More Jaycation: Florence, Italy

Jaycation: Nice, France

Have you dreamt of a vacation in the French Riviera, while sipping on a cocktail & looking out at the Côte d’Azur coastline? Well let’s make it happen! Travel with Jay Jay as he takes you through the laid back French town of Nice, France! Have a Crêpe, stroll through the Flower Market, hike up Castle Hill & experience a mix of Italian/French culture infused in one city! … More Jaycation: Nice, France

Jaycation: Marseille, France

The second largest metropolitan city in France has a lot to offer. Although Marseille gets a bad rap from a lot of people, this city in the South of France is unique in it’s own way. With a central Vieux Port in the heart of the city, Marseille produces some of the finest seafood on the Mediterranean. Explore Marseille with Travel Host Jay Jay Maniquis as he & his Dad have 6 hours to eat, explore and discover what Marseille has to offer! … More Jaycation: Marseille, France

Jaycation: Barcelona, Spain Part Two

There’s plenty to do in a day when visiting Barcelona! Explore with Jay Jay as he visits the awe-inspiring works of architecture by Antoni Gaudi in the Sagrada Familia & Park Güell. Take a stroll down to the beach in the Villa Olímpic area & eat at beachfront dining. Finally, Jay Jay hops over to Camp Nou home of FC Barcelona & searches for some of Barcelona’s best churros! … More Jaycation: Barcelona, Spain Part Two

Jaycation: Barcelona, Spain Part One

The vibe & positive energy that Barcelona puts forth makes this Catalan city one of my favorite places on earth. With a beautiful mix of architecture, sunny beaches & casualness, I feel so relaxed when I visit this vibrant city. Cruise around with me as I visit Plaza Catalunya, La Rambla, St. Josep’s Boqueria, Maremagnum, ride a funicular to Montjuïc, check out the Olympic Stadium, walk down to the MNAC Building & meet up with my Dad for some of the best tapas in Spain at Ciudad Condal! … More Jaycation: Barcelona, Spain Part One