Spanish Tapas

Hey everyone! After living in Spain for almost a year, we learned a thing or two about Spanish food. Tapas are the greatest thing EVER. For those of you who don’t know, tapas are small dishes of food (similar to appetizers) that groups of people will share while having some drinks. Often times this can … More Spanish Tapas

Algarve Beaches

Hello everyone, Now that we are finished sharing our Italian adventures with you, it’s time to write about we’ve been up to these last few weeks. We were lucky enough to have two very good friends from the U.S. visit us back to back, and both times we took a trip to Portugal with them! … More Algarve Beaches

Marrakech Medina

Hey everyone! You’ve heard about our adventure to the Sahara but now it’s time to tell you about our stay in Marrakech. Although our primary reason for visiting Morocco was to go to the desert, we had a little time to explore Marrakech as well. We stayed at Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge inside the Medina … More Marrakech Medina

Madrid for the Day

Hey everyone!! At the end of February, Mark’s brother, Mike flew to Spain to visit us for a week! Thursday night we took an overnight bus from Sevilla to Madrid and met him there on Friday morning. Although we only had one day / night in Madrid before we flew to Morocco on Saturday, we definitely … More Madrid for the Day

Best of the Wurst

Hello everybody! As you may know, Amanda and I were able to take a trip to Germany for a long weekend. After spending our first day exploring the Christmas markets in Cologne we took to the streets of Dusseldorf to see what these markets had to offer. The markets were very similar to those in … More Best of the Wurst

Je suis Paris

Hello everybody! Two weekends ago Amanda and I were able to travel to Paris, France, or as Amanda kept reminding me, the city of love! Unfortunately, as you may have realized, Paris was just one week removed from a brutal terrorist attack and the city was on high alert (as were Amanda and myself). Fortunately, … More Je suis Paris

Palace of Versailles

Hi everyone, Last weekend, Mark and I were lucky enough to visit Paris for the weekend. Despite the chilly temperatures and short amount of time we had, we were determined to see as much as we possibly could! On Saturday morning, we woke up early and caught a train to Versailles (about 30 minutes outside … More Palace of Versailles

Sunday in Jerez

Hey everyone! Last Sunday, Mark and I were able to take a day trip to meet up in the beautiful city of Jerez. We were lucky enough to have perfect, sunny weather and spent most of our day exploring and eating tapas! Jerez is a popular city in the province of Cadiz that is known … More Sunday in Jerez