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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 »

The Best of Chicago in One Weekend

The Best of Chicago in One Weekend

Chi-Town. Second City. The Windy City. Whatever you call it, Chicago is a great place for a visit and offers a huge range of activities to the over 50 million tourists who visit each year. There is something for everyone in this lakeshore city; from visiting a museum to enjoying the LEGOLAND Discovery Center, the entire family can enjoy a weekend here! As ... Read More »

Five Can’t Miss Activities in Barcelona

Five Can’t Miss Activities in Barcelona

Barcelona is Spain’s second most populated city and the capital city of the Catalonia community. The Catalan culture is strong throughout the city as locals take great pride in the history and language and make an effort to keep it alive. We loved seeing the Catalonia independence flag flying from balconies and after only a few hours walking the streets, ... 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 »

25hours Hotel at Museumsquartier – A Funky Twist on Travel

25hours Hotel at Museumsquartier – A Funky Twist on Travel

If you are looking for a unique lodging experience in the heart of Vienna, love great food and drinks, or simply want to drive a Mini Cooper around, then 25hours Hotel at Museumsquartier is the place for you! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 25hours in Vienna and would absolutely make a return trip to this hotel. The staff is friendly, ... 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 »