Happy New Year! And What’s in Store for 2016

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you brought in 2016 in a fun way surrounded by those you love. We recently recapped our American travels in 2015 that saw us visit 16 states, some of them multiple times, and two visits to Washington, D.C. We also traveled in five other countries and want to recap…

Touring the World’s Largest Parliament in Bucharest

As someone who studied history and political science in college, the world’s largest parliament building, ‘The People’s Palace,’ in Bucharest, Romania had been on my bucket list for years. The Palace of the Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) measures a staggering 3.7 million square feet (340,000 square meters) and is the second largest administrative building in the world,…

America’s Oldest Public University, UNC-Chapel Hill

  We recently spent nearly a week in beautiful Chapel Hill, North Carolina, home to the oldest public university in the country, UNC-Chapel Hill. It opened in 1795 and has grown to particularly excel in the fields of medicine, law and athletics, consistently having one of the best college basketball teams in the country (Michael…

Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s Favorite Drive

      We’re in the midst of summer in North America, and one of the most popular aspects of the season for many American families is camping and adventurous road trips. During our recent trip to North Carolina, we stayed five days in Chapel Hill, across the street from the campus of America’s oldest…

10 Awesome Day Trips From Amsterdam

  We lived in Amsterdam for 3 and 1/2 years and we were able to experience most of the city and much of the country. The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated nations in the world and has a fantastic train system that efficiently connects so many picturesque towns and villages as you…