By the time we arrived in Munich it was snowing. Neither Jamie or I have been in falling snow for quite some time. It was magical when the first flakes fell upon our upturned faces. Our hotel was right down the street from the train station. It was conveniently located in walking distance to nearby neighborhoods and … Continue reading Munich: Maybe Another Time?
I didn't know if Prague would end up capturing our hearts and imaginations the same as the first time we went. Our first time here was on our honeymoon and it was something so different than any city we had ever been to before. It was dark and gothic. It was bright and baroque. The … Continue reading Prague has Our Hearts
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
It's impossible to escape the history of this city. Everywhere you look it is filled with ancient sites and monuments to past glories. You can't escape the history of the Roman Empire either. The twin pillars of Western civilization merged together in the ending centuries of this two thousand year empire to form the foundations … Continue reading The Impact of the Roman Empire
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
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!
Final France post! First of all I need to apologize for the delay in blog posts! We've been traveling quite a bit from place to place and have definitely not had a good internet connection! Once we reached Greece our wifi was somewhat limited and it takes more than a tenuous connection to update the … Continue reading Loire Valley Photos
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
Thank you all for joining us on our adventure to Europe, starting in just TWO DAYS!!We have had such a nice time saying goodbye to friends and family, thank you all for your kind support. Family dinners and travel recollections before this long trip have really brought us such joy and inspiration. It is so … Continue reading Travel in the Time of Covid
Let's look into why visiting an American city center is often disappointing whereas European ones are mostly pleasantTweet Visiting Europe conjures up images of charming downtown marketplaces, quaint bridges connecting towns, and thriving communities you can stroll through in a way that most American cities simply cannot offer. Sure there are certain vibrant downtown cultural areas and … Continue reading Why are European City Centers so much Nicer than American Ones?