Prague: Castle District

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


New Town Prague, CZ

As the names might suggest, Old Town Prague has the quaint charm you expect, while New Town Prague has the booming economy and modernness of a much larger metropolitan area.  The architecture in the New Town areas is still distinctly European, but more sleek, modern, and cubist than the Old Town section. Today, we will … More New Town Prague, CZ

Jewish History + Communism in the Czech Republic

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

Venice: The Sights

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

Ortigia: Wrapping up our Sicilian Adventure

One of our favorite places in Sicily, unfortunately, is the one we have the LEAST photos from. We don’t have tons to share, but couldn’t leave out this adorable city from our Sicilian stories. Right outside of Siracusa, there is a little island called Ortigia.  Ortigia is filled with boutique shops and restaurants while being right … More Ortigia: Wrapping up our Sicilian Adventure

Sicily: Ragusa Ibla

Welcome to Ragusa Ibla! When we told our families we were heading to Sicily next, Brad’s grandma filled us in on a little family history. We always knew his family had Italian roots, but she told us the exact lineage traces back to Ragusa, a small town in Sicily. So we made sure to schedule a … More Sicily: Ragusa Ibla