How to Spend One Day in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the Dutch capital, known for its elaborate canal system dotted with narrow houses adorned with gabled facades, a legacy of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District is home to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum (home to Rembrandt and Vermeer works) and Stedelijk modern art museum. Schipol Airport is the third…

7 Reasons Athens Might Still be Europe’s Greatest City

  Athens is the oldest capital city in Europe. With a history spanning over 2,500 years, it’s the birthplace of democracy, history, theatre and many areas of science. The modern version has a population of 4.5 million people and while falling on tough economic times, that hasn’t changed the fact that Athens might still be…

How to Experience Bellagio Cheaper

Bellagio is a strikingly beautiful town on Lake Como, but it can be expensive to stay as it is very touristy. On our final trip as residents of Europe, we scored cheap Ryanair tickets from Dublin to Italy. You can fly cheaply to the medieval town of Bergamo¬† and be and hour from Milan and…

Best Things to do in Dublin in Summer

We lived in Dublin for over two years. Aside from the frequently cool rainy weather, we generally loved it. The charm of the Irish people, breathtaking coastal scenery, great literary history and wonderful music and atmosphere in the pubs make Ireland a place that visitors fall in love with and yearn to return one day….