Welcome to Barcelona! BCN has a lot to offer, but I thought we should just jump right in and get things going with the Big Kahuna; La Sagrada Familia. While we’ve been in Europe, Brad and I have seen a lot of Cathedrals. A. LOT. We love seeing their beauty and learning their history.. but they … More Barcelona: Sagrada Familia
We told ourselves when we started this trip that we would try our hardest, within reason and budget, to experience life in these new places as a local would. We go to local markets, local restaurants (mostly), and try to attend events that the locals would attend. That’s the point in these extended visits, right? … More Madrid: Cultural Events
Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite part of traveling- the food! People always want to know the details of what we ate, where we ate, how often we ate, etc! If you like trying a TON of different foods, the Spanish culture is right up your alley. The Spanish embrace the “tapa” culture indulging lots of … More Madrid: FOOD!
There are a few things we have come to love about extended traveling. On a typical weekend or even weeklong vacation, you have just enough time to run from sight to sight and grab a few local meals in between. It’s still amazing that you took the trip, saw a new culture, and experienced a … More Madrid: Chillin’ Out Max Relaxin’ All Cool
As many of you may have read, the past few days have been hard for Brad and I as well as our family back home. It is so hard losing someone you love, especially when you are too far away to help the emotion and grief that ensues. But all we can do is continue … More Madrid: Calles y Plazas
All I want to do is talk to you about love and adventure and new places to travel to. Unfortunately, life isn’t always all fun and games. No matter where you are in the world, you can sometimes be hit with the reality of mortality in the worst possible way. I would like to take a second … More Dealing with Loss on the Road: A Tribute to Norman Rainer