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,…

Wanderlost: Facing the Unpredictable with Budget Travel

Sometimes planning a journey to 1 destination becomes 3, and sometimes flights to 3 destinations can turn into 8.  This was one of those times! I had plans to visit Amsterdam and Vienna in mid-December, but I also wanted to squeeze in a trip to Iceland with my partner before the Holidays. It made sense to group them all…

Disney World for Kidults

From our first international flight together to getting engaged at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney World holds some really special memories for us. Of course it’s a great family destination, but people always seem curious about our experience as a couple.

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.

Relaxing in NYC

New York isn’t the place you usually go to relax. As the saying goes, a lot happens in a New York minute.