It felt like so many travel bloggers had something to say about Lisbon in the past three or four years. Lisbon is a unique city. A quick web search will show the top 10 things to check out on your visit, but our experience of the city was different from any other. Unlike London or…

Embracing the Cold in Vienna

Vienna draws in people from all over the world during its summer peak season, but visiting in autumn and winter has perks of its own. You can read more about how I ended up in Vienna here, but today we’re exploring just a few unique activities that Vienna offers during a visit in the cooler months. Schönbrunn…

France: Planes, Trains, Automobiles…and a Ferry

Our journey to France actually began in Britain. While visiting family in Bristol, we accompanied them to Brittany on a route they take often: a ferry from Plymouth, England to Roscoff, France. Brittany Ferries operates out of several ports in France, the UK, Ireland and Spain. The base fare for the journey was about £35 each,…

Barcelona in Summer

Never judge a book by its cover, and in that regard never judge a city by its cover. Landing in Barcelona wasn’t shocking, but getting into the city was.

Tips on Traveling to Iceland in Winter

Iceland might not be the first place that comes to mind when you’re researching your next winter destination, but it actually makes a lot of sense. Summer is the high season in Iceland, and accommodations in urban and rural areas are in high demand.