Melrose Abbey

Hi everyone! If you’re looking for a day trip outside of Edinburgh, Melrose Abbey can be done in conjunction with Abbotsford House. The two sites are about 10 minutes apart and only an hour outside of Edinburgh! You may be wondering – what is Melrose Abbey? Once a home and a place of worship, it is … More Melrose Abbey

Abbotsford House

Hi everyone! While on a work trip in Scotland, I was able to visit the historic home of Sir Walter Scott  and I wanted to share a bit about my experience. To give you a little background, Abbotsford house was built for Scott and is about an hour outside of Edinburgh. It’s best described as … More Abbotsford House

Madrid City Guide

With tapas, open plazas and world renowned museums, Madrid is the capital city that keeps on giving. Stroll Gran Via for the best shopping, row across the pond in Parque Retiro and admire the 3,000 roomed Royal Palace.  As you know, Spain holds a special place in our hearts since living there for 2 years. Madrid … More Madrid City Guide

Cusco

Where Spanish Colonial meets Inca Ruins, Cusco is the result of two cultures colliding. Try to catch your breath by hiking to Cristo Blanco, discover some Ancient ruins at Sacsayhuman and marvel at the beauty of Plaza de Armas.  Back in April we were able to cross a new country (and new continent) off our … More Cusco

Nashville

Hi everyone! This Spring we have been busy with a lot of different adventures so it’s time we catch you all up. Back in March, my Mom and I took a girls trip to Nashville for a long weekend and had the best time celebrating her birthday!  Neither of us had been before but we … More Nashville

Barcelona City Guide

Overlooking the Mediterranean, Barcelona is the rebellious sister when comparing Spain’s biggest cities. Admire Gaudí’s unique architecture at La Sagrada Familia, catch the Magic Fountain show in Plaza Espanya and soak in the rays along Barceloneta beach.  Barcelona is somewhere that Mark and I have both visited a few times, but never actually together! It … More Barcelona City Guide

Medieval France

Hi everyone! After spending a few days in Barcelona, my euro work trip continued on to Southern France. I must admit that before this, most of my knowledge of France came from my three previous trips to Paris. This was the first time I was able to explore some of Provence & the Southern coast! … More Medieval France

Gaudí’s Barcelona

Hey everyone! I know I’ve already shared with you some insight to Barcelona in an older post, but upon visiting a second time, I’ve decided to focus on one very important aspect of the city: Antoni Gaudí. Everywhere you turn in this city you can feel Gaudí’s presence.   When visiting Barcelona in July, I was … More Gaudí’s Barcelona

Montmartre

Hello again! During our week in Paris, we were able to spend a morning in the region of Montmartre. This area is known for ART! (Not because there are a lot of museums, but because of all the famous artists who lived and worked there). One morning is not enough to explore all Montmartre has … More Montmartre

Amsterdam in Bloom

Hey everyone! Last week, we were lucky enough to meet our beautiful mothers in Amsterdam for a week filled with adventures! We have already blogged about spending New Years (2016) in Amsterdam, but we thought it would be good to share a little about our time visiting in the Spring! In our first visit to … More Amsterdam in Bloom