Budapest: Our Soulmate City

It’s no secret we love Budapest. We knew we would going in and we were thrilled it met and exceeded our expectations. Now that we are back home we constantly find ourselves answering the questions “What was your favorite city” or “Most unexpected city I should know about?” with a resounding answer: Budapest! Personally I … Continue reading Budapest: Our Soulmate City

Falling in Love with Salzburg and Hallstatt

How is it possible that we keep falling in love over and over again with each new place we visit? Austria was absolutely wonderful to us. Our first taste of Austria was the small town of Villach where we had a two hour train "layover" Not enough time to see the whole city but enough … Continue reading Falling in Love with Salzburg and Hallstatt

Flat Tires and Friendly Strangers in France

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

Myths of Manifest Destiny

We were taught a lot of misleading and straight up incorrect ideas about how America came to beTweet Manifest Destiny is the idea that the United States was destined by God to expand into the vast "empty" land out West. Justified by beliefs that pioneers could use the land more productively then Native Americans could. Capitalism, Religion … Continue reading Myths of Manifest Destiny