Author Archives: Alana

Discovering Belgium on a Bike

Discovering Belgium on a Bike

Discovering Belgium on a Bike When it comes to cycling holidays, many prefer the likes of France so they can bask in the countryside terrain. Holland is also a top pick as it boasts the most extensive cycle network in the world, as described by Dutch Pedelec Tours. It’s unlikely that many would opt for Belgium as their destination of ... Read More »

Making the Most of Turkey on a Budget

Making the Most of Turkey on a Budget

The Republic of Turkey, snuggled right in the middle of the Eastern and Western worlds, is an amazing place to explore and discover a new culture that is entirely its own. This country boasts everything from mountains for skiing, to canyons for exploring (including the second-largest canyon in the world); to sparkling coasts and hidden islands that are perfect for ... Read More »

Getting Healthy After 18 Months of Travel

Getting Healthy After 18 Months of Travel

Our journey back to being healthy started when we left Spain. We loved our time in Barcelona and consumed our fair share of wonderful food and drink, but it was time to get serious! After 18 months of being nomadic and traveling the globe, our lifestyle had caught up with us. We told ourselves we were going to enjoy our ... Read More »

Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2016

Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2016

As we transition from full-time travelers to whatever comes next in 2016, we will definitely need our travel fixes. The best way to get our fix without hopping on a plane ourselves is keeping up with fantastic travel blogs! There are a ton of travel blogs out there, but the following are the ones we love to keep up with ... Read More »

What?! Five Weeks In Guatemala!

What?! Five Weeks In Guatemala!

After four quick days in the colonial city of Antigua, we made the four hour drive to San Marcos La Laguna on Lake Atitlán. The drive was beautiful as we passed through numerous Mayan villages and rural Guatemala. San Marcos/Lake Atitlán is located in the Guatemala highlands with the lake having an elevation of 1,562 meters. Similar to Denver in ... Read More »

Travel Green at Boutiquehotel Stadthalle in Vienna

Travel Green at Boutiquehotel Stadthalle in Vienna

Traveling leaves behind a certain environmental footprint, which we understand and try to mitigate as best we can on the road. Individuals can do their part, but when companies and specifically hotels join the party, serious change can be seen. This is why we were super excited to check out Boutiquehotel Stadthalle in Vienna. What is so cool about Boutiquehotel ... Read More »

The Update: Fifth Edition

The Update: Fifth Edition

Hello from the Canary Islands! We’re on the island of Tenerife for the week. It’s been a little rainy and cloudy so far, but that is supposed to change and the sun should be shining for the rest of the week starting later today! First off, check out our new travel resources page. A list of our go-to tools and resources for making ... Read More »

Getting To Know Gaudí with Barcelona eBikes

Getting To Know Gaudí with Barcelona eBikes

We arrived in Barcelona knowing we wanted to do some exploring and we found the perfect way to get around – Barcelona eBikes. Being a big city and tourist destination, Barcelona has your standard city bus tours. However, being able to ride around on a bicycle (electric powered) was a different kind of experience and one we really enjoyed. Barcelona eBikes ... Read More »

The Update: Fourth Edition

The Update: Fourth Edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of ‘The Update’ – I am writing this post from BARCELONA, SPAIN! We arrived at our fourth housesit and will be spending the next two weeks with three sweet cats. We are looking after Lolo, Coco, and Gina and so far they are great. Since I last updated you, we’ve been on a whirlwind tour ... Read More »

The Update: Third Edition

The Update: Third Edition

Hello from Zagreb, Croatia and welcome to the third edition of The Update. You can find the first edition here and the second here. We’re on day two of four in Zagreb and spent it walking around the city. The weather is perfect, we love our Airbnb apartment and the vibe in Zagreb is great! We enjoyed some pizza and saw a ... Read More »