Leuven, A Great Town to Visit Near Brussels

Leuven is a quintessential Flemish university town located just a 15 minute train ride from Brussels International Airport. Home to around 100,000 residents, it is the 8th largest town in Belgium. Known for its breweries, it makes for a great day trip from Brussels, as well as a relaxing weekend getaway destination.

Milan Duomo in a Thunderstorm and Tips for Visiting

Last updated on March 25th, 2024 at 04:30 pmAlong 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. The Milan Duomo is impressive, and we…

Piazza in the Rain

Visiting the Cliffs of Moher by Rental Car from Dublin

Last updated on March 7th, 2024 at 12:26 pmPlanning to travel between Dublin and the Cliffs of Moher? Great idea! When good friends came to Ireland for a four-day visit with us, we decided to split the cost of a rental car. We drove from Dublin and stayed overnight in Galway, before driving along the…

Getting engaged on the Island of Koh Phangan, Thailand

Last updated on December 19th, 2022 at 06:18 pmAlex and I met traveling over a decade ago, ouch! And travel has dominated our lives and will always be an important part of who we are. As you can see from our posts we’ve been lucky to have the opportunity to explore this beautiful planet, and…