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 >>
Don’t miss a single fabulous moment – and
Join us LIVE for every step of the way!..… CONTINUE READING >>
We’ll be cruisin’ through France, Luxembourg, Germany, and the Czech Republic starting in Paris and steaming toward Prague.
Join us for every step of the way – live!.. CONTINUE READING >>
The mix of cultures over the centuries has left a truly unique place. We could hardly wait to explore… CONTINUE READING >>
In his mind, the best würst ever!
But before we dig too deep into his obsession with this supreme sausage, let’s take a look at the city from whence it came… CONTINUE READING >>
Inside the walls of this seemingly peaceful little church is a gallery so ghastly, it must be seen to be believed.
We had heard stories about this place, but words — nor pictures — can begin to explain what it was like walking through the doors.
Human bones from tens of thousands of people adorn the walls and ceiling, in inexplicable formations.
Strings of… CONTINUE READING >>
Florence has treasures that could take days, weeks, months, years, or perhaps a lifetime to fully explore… CONTINUE READING >>
It seemed as though most of the 400,000 visitors who come each day were inside with us.
With over three thousand shops packed in along sixty-one covered streets, we felt like lab rats looking for… CONTINUE READING >>
No wonder the entire area has been named a UNESCO World Heritage… CONTINUE READING >>
A day of provincial life as it has been for centuries, completely unpretentious. A place where the scent of flowers, coffee, and bread filled the air.
Then a surprise.
We came upon a pretty little lane on a really steep hill named Rue Rompi Cuou and discovered that it means… how should we put this?… bust your… no… let’s say Break Your… CONTINUE READING >>