Pros and Cons of Guided Tours: Maximizing Your Travels

Last updated on August 26th, 2020 at 10:41 pm  We all have different methods of traveling and interests that make our time in foreign lands unique. Many younger backpackers criticize package tourists for not seeking authentic experiences, and to be honest, our early twenty-something selves might have said the same. But fast forward a decade…

The Perfect Day in Brussels

Last updated on December 29th, 2022 at 05:25 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: The smell of fresh waffles, topped with nutella and strawberries is bliss. Watching chocolatiers handcraft bonbons in store front windows, with prideful precision, is a masterful display worthy of attention. And lifting a tulip shaped beer glass, of a delicious golden ale you’ve never…

guild houses of the Groke Market, Brussels

Where Wanderlust Marriage Travelled: 2014 Recap

  2013 was a huge year of travelling for us, as we combined to visit 12 countries on four continents. 2014 was equally a big year of travel, and we also moved continents. After over six years living in Europe, between Amsterdam and Dublin, we relocated back to the United States. But we moved to…

Leuven, A Great Town to Visit Near Brussels

Last updated on January 23rd, 2023 at 01:45 pmLocated just a 15 minute train ride from Brussels International Airport, Leuven is a quintessential Flemish university town that isn’t overrun with tourists and bureaucrats. While Brugge is slightly prettier than Leuven, and its abundance of chocolate shops are delicious, it’s further from Brussels if you need…

Return to Amsterdam, the Prettiest City We’ve Lived In

Last updated on August 2nd, 2023 at 08:40 am  We just returned from a 12 day trip across the Atlantic to Belgium and the Netherlands, revisiting Amsterdam for the first time since we lived there 3 years ago. It was a fantastic trip and we already miss being in Europe. Strolling around Amsterdam reminded us…