Europe

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 […]