St. Andrews

Hi everyone! I wanted to take some time to write a bit about St. Andrews. During my work trip to Scotland, I was able to visit this small town (about 30 miles Northeast of Edinburgh) for the day. St. Andrew’s is probably most famous for its golf course. However, even if you’re not a fan … More St. Andrews

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

Preparing for Peru

Hi everyone! Since Peru was our first trip to South America, we did a lot of preparing for this adventure. I wanted to share some insight in to what we learned and some things you should know if you are planning to go there too! Vaccines  Prior to any trip in South America, I recommend … More Preparing for Peru

Planning Machu Picchu

Hi again! After spending two days in Cusco, we traveled to our next destination: Aguas Calientes. This portion of the trip revolved around visiting a World Wonder: Machu Picchu. I want to take some time to focus on the logistics of planning this part of the trip since there were a lot of steps involved. … More Planning Machu Picchu

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

Munich City Guide

Our first trip to Munich was in the Spring when the parks were bustling with bikes and sun bathers and the beer gardens were in full swing! My second trip in December was much different since it was filled with hot mulled wine and endless Christmas decorations.  Whatever time you find yourself in this city, … More Munich City Guide

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

Zurich

Hi again! The final leg of our Switzerland trip took us to Zurich. Even though this city felt much bigger than Lucerne, it was still filled with plenty of Swiss charm. A lot of our time in Zurich revolved around soccer, or as our European counterparts call it, football. Not only is it home to … More Zurich