In the literal sense there obviously cannot be one on this sphere we inhabit, but figuratively, and also in a very real way, several spots where the last bit of land holds forth against the sea certainly feel like the brink.
The Dingle Peninsula on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way thoroughly captures this sensation… CONTINUE READING >>
Traipse along with your GypsyNesters as we scour the Louvre for the strangest masterpieces we could find…. CONTINUE READING >>
It this case, on the road from Oslo to Bergen, it was ALL the fun!
We embarked on a journey that took us on the famous Flam Train Line and caught a boat that sailed us through the West Norwegian Fjords UNESCO World Heritage Site… CONTINUE READING >>
The town truly is one big fortress, protected by a city wall all the way around it that has remained intact for centuries… CONTINUE READING >>
Our answer? Who ever said we were in our right minds?
Chase us around Bodo, Norway as we visit the whirlpools of the Saltstraumen, marvel at midnight blue skies, and dance under the northern lights… CONTINUE READING >>
Spring has sprung and we’re ready to embrace it fully! And what better way to celebrate the new season than to head to the flower capital of the world – Holland!
But that’s not all kids – we’ll be sailing into Belgium too! Join us LIVE as we spend 10 days in the Low Countries… CONTINUE READING >>
But sometimes you’ve gotta dig deep to find the fun — and weird — and creepy — beneath the surface… CONTINUE READING >>
Chase us around Oslo as we visit the Nobel Peace Center, get schooled in Olympic ski jumping, have cocktails in a bar completely made of ice (including the glasses), explore Viking burial ships, have a scream with Edvard Munch and eat, ahem, rotted fish… CONTINUE READING >>
Join your GypsyNesters as we simply gawk at the grandeur of Luxembourg, the American Cemetery and the most beautiful balcony in the world… CONTINUE READING >>
From now on, when we visit a city and wish we had been able to stay much longer, we shall refer to the situation as Stockholm syndrome.
The Swedish capital was completely captivating.
And we couldn’t help but have fond feelings for our captor… CONTINUE READING >>
How could you spend it and see the highlights?
What if you have a week, but have no idea where to start?
We have the answer! Find out how we saw Paris’ most famous landmarks – including lunch in the Eiffel Tower and dinner on the… CONTINUE READING >>
Did you know it’s been painted a bunch of different colors?
Did you know that you could have lunch there?
Find out what was creator Gustave Eiffel’s real name was – and how different the tower’s name would be if he had kept it, why there is a mannequin on the outside of the elevator, and what it looks like to step out on the glass… CONTINUE READING >>
Norway is amazing in the wintertime – and we are planning to see as much of it as we can, by train!
Follow us LIVE as we discover fjords, master painters, breathtaking scenery, strange food, amazing animals on our way to our to our ultimate goal – the Arctic Circle and the Northern Lights… CONTINUE READING >>
The idea of a smörgåsbord has a humble background. The name is a combination of the words smörgås, meaning sandwich, and bord, which means table, but in practice there is a whole lot more than sandwiches going down.
In fact, there is an entire method to properly approach… CONTINUE READING >>
David the Train Nut is downright giddy! We got to hang out in the cab with Thomas the Engineer on our way through Germany!… Enlarge video and see more about this experience>>
When Eurail contacted us to see if we’d like to take advantage of a 15-day rail pass, David the Train Nut’s pupils got wide and his answer was a resounding YES!
Veronica was all aboard too, and started dreaming of a wintertime jaunt to sunny Spain. David, however, had other plans. He suggested Scandinavia.
Veronica was not so onboard with this. Right. Let’s head north into the cold and dark. Why, pray tell? Then David said two words: Northern Lights.
That did it. Join us LIVE as we embark on a wintry expedition above the Arctic Circle… CONTINUE READING >>
arriving were the colorful houseboats lining the canals – there are
about 2,400 of these semi-seafaring gems docked along the walls of the
We were overjoyed to have the opportunity to stay on one of them during…CONTINUE READING >>