Europe

Two Weeks in Italy

Two Weeks in Italy

This is the trip. The one you are always reminiscing about. The stories are endless. Visiting the secret beach and the darkest tunnel of my life. Attending a horse race that dates back centuries. My dad’s crown royal money pouch.  The pickpocket who picked the […]

Two Weeks in France and Switzerland

Two Weeks in France and Switzerland

Did I book the most cliche place to have a honeymoon? Maybe. But was it still awesome? Hell yes. We celebrated so many things on this trip – getting married, Jon’s first trip to Europe and my first time planning a two-week international trip. And […]

Two weeks in Ireland

Two weeks in Ireland

After 5 days in Ireland, Jon turns to me. “It rains a lot here.”  You should’ve seen the look on my face. “You know we are in Ireland, right?” And this was his choice! I feel like we talked about going on this trip forever. […]

Where to eat in Galway

Where to eat in Galway

I can’t rave enough about this town in Ireland. We loved Galway.  We spent four days there and tried lots of restaurants. Galway is so small you can easily walk to all of these places when staying near the city center.  If you can only […]

Our favorite places to eat in Ireland

Our favorite places to eat in Ireland

Jon’s favorite part of any vacation or just daily life is food. I typically spend an hour looking at places to eat and Jon usually complains the whole time. Then, we get there and the food is delicious. You’re welcome.  We just got back from […]

Barcelona Hates Tourist But We Love It Anyways

Barcelona Hates Tourist But We Love It Anyways

The title isn’t a joke. Barcelona really doesn’t like tourists. The volume of tourist is changing the city, increasing gentrification and changing this wonderful city. But for it’s not going to stop us from visiting. Sometimes when you travel for work it’s to the middle […]

How we booked two tickets to Europe for $300

How we booked two tickets to Europe for $300

Let’s go to Europe for our honeymoon, after we pay for all those expensive wedding things. It’s not always feasible to drop a few thousand dollars on airline tickets. Even though travel is amazing and totally worth it. We need to afford other things like […]

Wine and Biking in Beaune

Wine and Biking in Beaune

“Leave it to my wife to take us to the middle of nowhere.” – Jon. After hours of clicking random pages on the internet, I somehow landed on Beaune’s tourism site. The perfect town to stop in on the way from France to Switzerland. To […]

How to buy French Train Tickets from the United States.

How to buy French Train Tickets from the United States.

Step 1: Go to French train ticket (SNCF) website. Become extremely frustrated because they will not accept your American credit card. Step 2: Call American credit card to see if they are blocking the transaction. No, more anger. Step 3: Refuse to use Rail Europe […]

Rome from the Back of a Vespa

Rome from the Back of a Vespa

Holding on with one hand, snapping pictures with the other.  Weaving in and out of traffic, flying by ancient ruins. The Italian driver is a little bit of a flirt. Nothing quite like riding on a back a Vespa through the streets of Rome. We […]