London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

By Alex Kallimanis: 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 is the world’s most bicycle friendly city. Its quirky…

Amsterdam cannel with bikes on a bridge and a blue sky

How to Spend a Long Weekend in London

By Alex Kallimanis: There’s no city quite like London, home of the political, entertainment and media hubs of the United Kingdom. In the United States, these hubs are located in Washington, DC, Los Angeles and New York respectively. With a wide variety of attractions, you can busy yourself for a week in this bustling metropolis…

River with boats and skyline of churches and skyscrapers at dusk

Tips for Visiting Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston consistently ranks as one of the top destinations in the US by major travel publications. Its history dates to 1670 and the town is especially famous for its beautifully preserved French Quarter, a lovely harbor and one of the largest collections of antebellum houses in the US (pre US civil war architecture). On our…

Romantic Lakeside Hotels Around the World

By Alex Kallimanis:¬†Lakeside holidays are both relaxing and romantic. A beautiful and peaceful view offers the opportunity to calm our bodies and reset our minds. As we currently reside in the busy Washington, DC area, we love the opportunity to escape the busy beltway when we can. Here are a couple of our favorite lakeside…