Stavanger, Norway | Meeting Locals and Sailing the Seas

When Rachie originally told me her plans for Norway, I had my doubts. Three ten-hour hikes in the span of three days seemed ambitious; when I found out they were each…

Read More

Bergen, Norway | The Fishmarket and the Funicular

With most of our time near Bergen spent hiking Trolltunga, we didn’t have much time to check out the city itself, but we did give ourselves a few hours to explore on…

Read More

Tyssedal, Norway | Hiking Trolltunga

With Edinburgh behind us, we were anxious to move on to our next wild card of a destination. We said goodbye to the pubs, friendly characters, and plentiful rich meals…

Read More

Edinburgh, Scotland | Three Days in Old Town

Eighteen days. That’s a long time to have an out-of-office message on in today’s working world. If I had any hesitation about leaving reality going into my 2+ week trip to Europe…

Read More

Valldemossa, Majorca | The Prettiest Town I Ever Did See

For our last full day in Majorca, I really wanted to get out and see the northern part of the island. I had read great things about the various towns there – Valldemossa, Deia and Soller…

Read More

Puerto Pollensa, Majorca | Sailing the Bay of Pollensa

Since Majorca’s so-called best beaches were not right in Palma, we decided to take my sister Rachie’s advice and hop aboard a sailboat for a day to take full advantage of the sun and sea…

Read More

Palma, Majorca | Strolling Old Town & A Stellar Boutique Hotel

Our few days in Barcelona ended on a high note: Jake would be clothing-less no more! We were thrilled to find out the airlines finally located his bag – just in time as we were getting ready…

Read More

Barcelona, Spain | A day trip to Montserrat

Feeling confident we crammed in as much as possible during our first day in Spain, we decided to get out of the city for a portion of Day Two. I was intent on on getting to Montserrat…

Read More

Barcelona, Spain | Gaudi and Gluttony in the Gothic Quarter

Here’s what I love most about our recent travels. Post-Asia, we have never made the conscious decision to venture outside the US with complete free reign on where to go…

Read More

Italy

June 23. It has been exactly one year since our best friends’ wedding in Italy (Happy Anniversary, J&R!) Oy, so why has it taken me so long to write this post?! Yes we’ve been busy – but moreso, the task of trying to capture our experience through a few words and photos was daunting. People […]

Read More