What to Expect from a Travel Trade Fair, With Helpful Tips

  In January we attended the largest travel trade fair in Spain, FITUR 2014 in Madrid. It was an interesting event, but naturally better suited for Spanish speakers or those working specifically in the travel industry in Spain. The event was a great excuse to go to Madrid though, especially since our plane tickets on Ryanair…

Renting Tips for Europe

Finding an apartment in your own city can be a nightmare, let alone a foreign country! But if you’ve decided to take the plunge and move abroad here are some renting tips for Europe, particularly particularly if you’re planning a move to the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, the UK or Ireland. We’ll have a post to…

Nuremberg, Germany: What to See

Many people, including World War II aficionados, associate Nuremberg with the Nazi party. It was here that the large Nazi rally grounds were built and from 1933-1938 Hitler addressed hundreds of thousands of supporters in an annual gathering. Hence Nuremberg was also where the allied forces decided to prosecute high ranking Nazi officials in a war…

Nurnberg Christkindlesmarkt

European Christmas Markets Will Capture Your Heart

As we are writing this from Florida, warmth and sunny skies deceive us into thinking Christmas isn’t far away. After 5 cold Christmas’ we’ve gotten used to the crisp air and just as the days become short and dreary, suddenly colorful lights appear and cute little wooden stalls are constructed. Yes, it’s time to be…