Great off the Radar European Towns

Last updated on March 11th, 2024 at 05:41 pmExperiential travel has become a buzzword in the industry, even though travelers have immersed themselves in foreign cultures for centuries. While cities like London, Paris and Amsterdam are wonderful to visit, they’re also extremely touristy capitals. You’ll generally get more value for your money (especially in the…

London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

A week’s vacation in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam is a great idea, especially for beginners to European travel. London is the world’s grandest English speaking city. Brussels is the capital of the European Union, and offers one of Europe’s best culinary scenes. Amsterdam’s beautiful historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dotted with canals, the world’s most bicycle friendly city is the most charming of the three. We previously lived in Amsterdam for 3 and 1/2 years and know these European cities well. So here’s how to spend a week in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam!

Amsterdam canal with bikes on a bridge and a blue sky

Romantic Day Trips from Brussels

Last updated on March 11th, 2024 at 05:28 pmBrussels is romantic. With an abundance of delicious chocolate, pastries, food, beer and phenomenal architecture like the Grand Place, there’s a lot for couples to love. But Brussels is also a base to explore beautiful and romantic towns in Belgium and neighboring Holland, France and Germany. Paris…

Travel Recap of 2016, Packed with Tips

Last updated on December 22nd, 2022 at 04:55 pm2016 was a crazy year. Americans selected a self serving celebrity businessman with no political experience to be in charge of the most powerful army in the world. And British people voted to leave the European Union, as many workers struggle with job losses and the effects…

Alex and Bell are standing on a pathed section of the Great Wall of China with mountains and the wall trailing along them in the background