Fun Fact: Budapest was once actually comprised of two separate cities- Buda and Pest- split by the great Danube River? We stayed on the Pest side, but the castle hill area and some of the thermal baths are located across the river on the Buda side, so we visited often. The (Széchenyi) Chain Bridge is the … More Hungary: Parliament & Danube River
HELLLOOOOO HUNGARY!! Going from the nice warm Croatia to the wintery Budapest wasn’t easy, but we loved our time in Hungary! I bought a nice new, fluffy hat and we ventured out to take on the winter season in style. Hungary isn’t always at the top of everyone’s “Europe to do List” BUT IT SHOULD … More Welcome to Hungary!
Super behind on the blog, but trying to get caught up! Bear with me as we relive our day trip to the beautiful country of Montenegro! While we were staying in Croatia, we were excited to take a little bus trip to another unique country, the neighbor country of Montenegro. The bus trip overall was.. eh.. … More Day Trip to Montenegro
There are tons of day trips you can take from the center of Dubrovnik. There are actually travel agencies set up along the main drag of the city with intriguing displays making you want to travel all over the area. One of the day trips we took was an island hopping adventure to nearby islands Koločep, … More Pirate Ships in Croatia
There is a difference between a tourist and a traveler. A tourist spends two days in a new city and visits the top two sights, buys a Tshirt, and tries some new foods – and there is nothing wrong with that! We are fortunate enough to have longer than a few days to spend in … More Dubrovnik, Croatia: Outside the Walls
Dubrovnik, Croatia has been on my travel bucket list for so, so long. I don’t even know why or how. Someday, a long time ago, I came across someone’s travel article about this beautiful, colorful walled city and couldn’t get it out of my mind. In fact, I have a distinct memory of Skyping with … More Dubrovnik, Croatia: Inside the Walls
Situated on a hill above all else in Prague is the Prague Castle. When you hear the name, you assume there is a castle involved, but that is not in fact the case. On the grounds of a former castle sits the entire “castle district” made up of a stunning cathedral, a quaint village of … More Prague: Castle District
During our travels, we like to keep our tales light. We hope to hold your interest with a new fact about a foreign land or make you laugh with a story about silly Americans abroad. However, we are getting into a region of the world where it isn’t all fun stories and cute photos. The places we are visiting now … More Jewish History + Communism in the Czech Republic
After a long hiatus, I’m back. Thanks for your continued support in following our journey! We are excited to guide you through our tips and tricks for making the most out of your visit to Prague, CZ! This blog post will focus on the most charming, and most visited, section of Old Town. When the … More Welcome to Prague’s Old Town!
The sights and sounds of Venice are found just wandering the streets and crossing bridges over the canals. There are however, some sights that are more popular to seek out. They are crowded, but they are still some must-see spots on the list! The Grand Canal: I know I’ve mentioned this one before, but the … More Venice: The Sights