Exploring the canals around Venice is so surreal. It's hard to believe that Venice is a real destination and not simply a romantic dream. One of our favorite activities was simply wandering the streets looking at all the photogenic locations and unbelievable canals. Our very first evening was shrouded in a misty fog which actually … Continue reading Best of Venice Photos
Florence Overview Florence is an art lovers dream. You could easily spend two weeks or more here visiting a new museum filled with wonderous works of art, historical pieces and odes to religious devotion. To begin with, the Duomo itself is an architectural masterpiece. The intricacy and color captured our imaginations immediately. I've never seen … Continue reading Top Things to do in Florence and Tuscany
Day 1 As you know from our previous posts, we dont like to book things on our first day arriving in a new place, especially since we flew in to Rome. Flights can be tiring and any potential delays make picking a timed entrance to a place difficult. Instead we love to wander and explore … Continue reading Rome Six Day Itinerary plus Pompeii Tips
Can you believe it's been over a month since we started our journey? We miss you all but we love that we have this blog to update and share our stories with you.Thinking back on each individual day and marking off what we've seen and done and eaten, it feels like a lifetime worth of … Continue reading One Month Update
Santorini is stunning. The views of the caldera and cliffs are incredibly unique. We stayed at Finikia Memories hotel which was just a short walk from Oia, one of the main destinations on the island. The blue domes, the white buildings, the unreal sunsets, it's all here. The hotel restaurant was surprisingly fantastic. We ordered … Continue reading Greek Island hopping
I don't understand the negativity surrounding visiting Athens. I think it stems from comparing Athens to the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini, which are spectacular in their own ways as well, but are an entirely different type of vacation. Athens needs to be compared to Lisbon, Rome or dare I say it, Paris. Of … Continue reading Athens is Alive!
Travel isn't all smooth transitions and easy connections followed by uninterrupted exploration. A journey like ours will inevitably run into some hiccups and bumps along the wayYou can't realistically hope for a problem free journey, what you can hope for is kind people and serendipity along the way. Maybe a story or an experience to … Continue reading Flat Tires and Friendly Strangers in France
Well, we fell in love with Paris. No doubt about it. Time for some of our favorite recommendations and tips! We love doing our research ahead of time so we can fully be in the moment walking around exploring and then happen to find an amazing restaurant on our list. We hope to inspire you … Continue reading Paris Six Day Itinerary