Hello Hungary // Budapest

The city split in two: Budapest. A grand dame of a city on the Danube River, with Buda on the east side of the river and Pest on the west side, Hungary’s capital city offers rich history, rich cuisine, richly detailed architecture (amongst the Communist drabness!), and some of the […]

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Jewels of the Baltic: A Photo Diary of Helsinki, Tallinn & St. Petersburg

The second installment of our Baltic cruise tales. Missed the first one — Bruges and Copenhagen?  Check it out here! Helsinki Finland’s capital is a city of green spaces and an electrifying Design District. It’s also the only European capital with no medieval past. The archipelago of Helsinki consists of around […]

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Favorite Travel Memories of 2016

travel memories

As 2016 comes to an end, it’s time to look back over the past twelve months’ worth of adventures and reminisce about the year’s best travel moments. Dan and I continued to travel widely through Europe, exploring 19 countries this year, 15 of which we hadn’t been to before. I know I am […]

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Rome’s Ruins

Roman Forum

One of my favorite things about Rome is that the city’s long, rich history greets you around every corner with all of its spectacular ruins and impressive old buildings, hence the nickname the Eternal City. On our first visit to Rome we didn’t realize how extensive the the Roman Forum was […]

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