A Magical Ice Castle in New Hampshire

  We recently attended the opening of an amazing Ice Castle in the ski town of Lincoln, New Hampshire in the beautiful White Mountains. Upon posting photos on Instagram, one friend asked “is this magical?” At times it felt that way because we’d certainly never seen anything like it previously. This is the 2nd consecutive…

How to Experience Bellagio Cheaper

Bellagio is a strikingly beautiful town on Lake Como, but it can be expensive to stay as it is very touristy. On our final trip as residents of Europe, we scored cheap Ryanair tickets from Dublin to Italy. You can fly cheaply to the medieval town of Bergamo  and be and hour from Milan and…

Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Beautiful Virginia Estate

  George Washington was not only America’s first president, he was also the general who led the American revolutionaries into battle, ultimately defeating England for independence. This has been forever immortalized with the United States capital named in his honor, along with his face adorning the front of the US dollar bill (with the back…

5 Reasons Athens is Worth Visiting

Is Athens worth visiting? With an economic crisis that has seen unemployment reach 25%, the last few years have been a real hardship in the storied history of Greece. And Athens has a reputation of being referred to as an outgrown concrete jungle. Greece is one of the most visited countries in the world, yet…

The Charm of America’s Oldest Ballpark, Fenway in Boston

  When Alex was a kid, his father took his family on road trips across the east coast of the United States that featured many baseball stadium stops. And in 1993, as a 14 year old avid sports fan, life didn’t get more exciting than popping up in new ballparks while exploring America. We weren’t loaded…