Incredibly, more than 100 billion gallons of water flows through the two-mile long by five-hundred-foot wide channel in about six hours, at speeds up to 25 miles an hour, forming the world’s strongest… CONTINUE READING >>
As kids, we learned from the authoritative source of Lucky Charms commercials just how mischievous they could be.
We’d spent hours dreaming about how we’d spend that pot o’ gold at the end of the rainbow – should we be lucky enough to find it.
Turns out that we knew next to nothing… CONTINUE READING >>
We are having a blast here in Sicily – biking and eating, eating and biking.
Continue with us as we pedal through baroque cities built into hillsides, villages that depend on the sea, and orchards of olive trees.
And each place we land, we’re sampling regional food specialties… CONTINUE READING >>
And we’re doing it in a part of Italy that we have never before visited!
Ride along with us as we pedal back in time on the Mediterranean island of Sicily… CONTINUE READING > >
Join your GypsyNesters as we tour this rich-with-unusual-history town on Norway’s harbor.
AND enter Bryggen – a city within the city… CONTINUE READING >>
Her beautiful old town has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
All of the buildings — even businesses and private homes — can only be renovated according to strict rules that maintain the authenticity of the city, creating a wonderful time capsule… CONTINUE READING >>
Nothing wrong with that, we love a good, hearty meal as much as the next guy, but out on the wild western edge of the island they’ve been cooking up something very different… CONTINUE READING >>
We chose it as a stopover on our Eurail Pass expedition across northern Europe mostly for its location.
But inside the famous Holsten Gate, we discovered a wonderful, history-filled city that lights up when night falls… CONTINUE READING >>
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 >>