Bordeaux in Summer: Tips for Visiting

Last summer we spent a week in the Bordeaux region of France and it was one of the best trips we’ve taken. Bordeaux itself blends beautiful architecture with a relaxed vibe. There is a fantastic culinary scene to enjoy on the terraces of sublime squares dating back centuries. The UNESCO World Heritage town of Saint…

Milan’s Duomo in a Thunderstorm

  Along with Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper’ fresco, Milan’s duomo is one of the most iconic images of Italy’s fashion capital. This past May we spent 2 days in Milano during a week long trip to northern Italy’s Lombardia region. Milan’s Duomo is impressive, and we were fortunate to capture some great shots during…

Piazza in the Rain

How to Spend One Day in Oslo

  By Alex Kallimanis: Awhile back I had the chance to spend one day in Oslo, which was fantastic. I’d previously been staying with extended family in Sweden and needed to get back to Amsterdam, where we were living at the time. So I bought a one-way ticket a couple weeks ahead of time on…

How to Combat Boredom on an Airplane

Like many people, we generally don’t like flying. Being crammed like a sardine on a long haul flight, or being hassled to buy Ryanair scratch off tickets really takes the joy out of living a Greek myth. But if you want to experience far away lands, flying is a price you have to pay. We…