A day in Salzburg

Salzburg is the perfect day trip from Munich or Vienna by train. It is a city of music, and is especially notable as being the filming location for the classic film: The Sound of Music. If you’re a fan of this movie, the city is a dream, but if you’re not a fan – there … More A day in Salzburg

A Day in Cobh

While staying in Cork, we took a day trip to the smaller coastal town of Cobh (pronounced Cove). It only takes about 30 minutes by car to get there. We were able to arrive early enough to get a parking  spot in a free lot close to downtown called Five Foot Way. You can follow … More A Day in Cobh

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

As you know, Spain holds a special place in our hearts since living there for 2 years. Madrid was actually the first place I ever visited in Spain so it was my introduction to the country. As the capital of Spain, Madrid offers plenty of historic and beautiful sights to visit. Check out our top … More Madrid City Guide

Cusco City Guide

Back in April we were able to cross a new country (and new continent) off our list. After plans for a February trip to Copenhagen got thwarted, we set our eyes on something much bigger: South America! Machu Picchu had been on our minds for some time, so we thought – why not? We had … More Cusco City Guide

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

Barcelona is somewhere that Mark and I have both visited a few times, but never actually together! It has a lot to offer a traveler: beautiful beaches, mesmerizing architecture and bustling streets. Barcelona is one of those cities where old world meets new world and the outcome is breathtaking! Here is a list of our … 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