One Week Spain Itinerary

In January, Drew and I traveled to Spain. In the fall, we were looking for somewhere to go in January or February to get us out of town while the Super Bowl was in Atlanta - we stumbled upon $500 round trip flights to Spain on Delta, so we figured why not? When we booked... Continue Reading →

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Hiking the Caminito Del Rey

While visiting Spain, Drew and I made it a priority to hike the Caminito Del Rey in southern Spain. Once regarded as one of the most dangerous hikes in the world, we were very excited to hike through a gorge and have an adventure. Since Caminito Del Rey was a bit out of the way... Continue Reading →

9-day Switzerland Itinerary

Last fall, Drew and I scored an unbelievably cheap round trip flight to Zurich, so we planned a week-long trip to Switzerland. As fairly active and adventurous travelers, Switzerland was the perfect spot for us. From incredible lakes to breathtaking mountains, Switzerland wowed us with its beauty and limitless options of things to see and... Continue Reading →

Hiking the 5 Lakes Walk in Zermatt

Out of all the hikes I did in Switzerland, this one was my favorite! If you're going to be in the Zermatt area during the warmer months, you can't miss this hike. Drew and I got an early start, and we recommend you do, too. We took a funicular up to Sunnegga where we stopped... Continue Reading →

Riffelseeweg Hike in Zermatt

During our stay in Zermatt, Drew and I did the Riffelseeweg hike, which is revered as the best and most picturesque hike in Zermatt. Unfortunately for us, the weather was overcast and foggy the day of our hike, so we were cheated out of the amazing views in the Alps. We started the day by... Continue Reading →

Hiking in Berner Oberland

While in the Berner Oberland region, we knew that we had to hit the trails and enjoy the beauty of the Swiss Alps. Drew and I were staying in Wengen, so we took a gondola that was directly across from our hotel up to Männlichen. The fare was 23 CHF, but we used our Swiss... Continue Reading →

Visiting Jungfraujoch

While based in Wengen, Drew and I decided to visit Jungfraujoch. Jungfraujoch is set above the largest glacier in the Alps, between two 4,000 meter peaks, Jungfrau and Mönch. It is also home to  the highest railway station in Europe at an elevation of 11,332 feet. Visiting Jungfraujoch is both a commitment of time and money.... Continue Reading →

Paragliding in Lauterbrunnen

As someone who isn't great with heights, I never imagined myself paragliding. But soon after booking our trip to Switzerland, Drew suggested we do it and I was on board! We decided to use Airtime Paragliding since they came highly recommended by a friend of ours. For our time in the Berner Oberland region, we... Continue Reading →

Visiting Mount Pilatus

Since Drew and I started our trip in Lucerne, we knew visiting Mount Pilatus was an absolute must. We had a full day set aside for our adventure to Mount Pilatus, so we elected to do what is called "the golden round trip." This meant that we took a boat, a cogwheel train, and a... Continue Reading →

Things to Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities that I've visited. The intricate canal system, narrow homes, and plethora of bicycles give the city so much character and charm. While there's so much to see and do in Amsterdam, I've compiled a list of a few of my favorite activities. If you're flying into Schiphol, I recommend... Continue Reading →

Capri Day Trip

Capri is a rocky island located in the bay of Naples, revered for its beauty and known to attract the rich and famous. If you plan to visit the Amalfi Coast while in Italy, a day trip to Capri is a must. I've been fortunate to go once on a trip with some girlfriends and... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Cruise Pros and Cons

This summer, Drew and I went on a 10-night Mediterranean cruise where we visited Greece, Malta, and Italy. Each of us had only been on short Caribbean cruises many years ago, so a 10-day Mediterranean cruise was something entirely different for us. We didn't initially plan to take a Mediterranean cruise this year or to... Continue Reading →

48 Hours in Berlin, Germany

Berlin is an amazing city, rich with history and culture. With so much to see and do, you need to make the most of your time in Germany's capital city. Here's my list of how to best spend 48 hours in Berlin. Day 1 Sightseeing: Checkpoint Charlie Checkpoint Charlie is the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point... Continue Reading →

48 Hours in Northern Ireland

It would be easy to spend a week or more exploring the beauty of Northern Ireland. But if you’re looking to visit Northern Ireland for a weekend, below are some of the can’t-miss highlights. Giant’s Causeway To best experience Giant’s Causeway, choose one of the many available walking paths. I ultimately selected the red trail... Continue Reading →

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