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
We made it! Our first official post from Europe.Before coming to France and even on the flight over here I was very concerned about obtaining the French Health Pass as well as monitoring the constantly changing rules and rumors coming out about the EU removing the US from it's "safe list".Additionally, It's hard to find … Continue reading Do you need a digital French Health Pass to visit Paris as an American?
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 pleasant 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?
Brussels was the first European city we flew in to together. It will always hold a special place in our heart as the first stop on our Honeymoon. The chocolates, the fries, the beautiful main square all struck us as exceptional. We were pleasantly surprised in just how much we love reminiscing on our stay … Continue reading Brussels & Bruges
We truly love Lisbon. Maybe it was our apartment, a loft with a perfect walkable location. Maybe it was the neighborhood, in the heart of Bairro Alto, a local nightlife and food hotspot. Maybe it was the deep sense of history, and longing for a glorious past, and contentment with what is and the joy … Continue reading Portugal
Barcelona is a food lover's paradise. We couldn't find a bad meal here if we had tried. Paella, Tapas, Jamon Iberico all paired with earthy, spicy red wines made this trip a true delight. Park Guell is an artist's dream colony, livable masterpieces with not a single straight line in sight make you feel as … Continue reading Barcelona
What is Prague's aesthetic? Is she a fairytale princess full of castles and towers, pastel colors and gilded trimmings, or is she the evil queen with dark armor, torture chambers and gargoyles peering from every stone corner? The Charles Bridge connects both halves of the city, the dark and the light, the princess and the … Continue reading Prague
Dubrovnik is a gem on the jewel-blue sea of the Adriatic. Situated perfectly in Medieval and Renaissance times as a port-of-call, today it is a major destination for Mediterranean Cruise ships as well. This walled port city still looks and feels like you have stepped back in time. The ancient stones beckon you to discover … Continue reading Dubrovnik
Amsterdam truly feels like a walkable, human-scale major city. Something I find missing back home. Every street feels accessible, although you need to be wary of bikes whizzing by, but transport in general is fast and convenient. So much of the country relies on natural power in some way as well, from the sea or … Continue reading The Netherlands