How to Spend One Week in Paris, London & Amsterdam

A week’s vacation in Paris, London and Amsterdam is a fantastic idea, especially for English-speaking beginners to European travel. London is the world’s grandest English-speaking city, with a wealth of world class attractions. Paris is one of Europe’s most elegant and romantic cities, with an array of highlights to dazzle your eyes and palate. Dotted with canals, Amsterdam’s historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s most bicycle friendly city. We previously lived in Amsterdam and know these European cities well. So here’s how to spend a great week in Paris, London and Amsterdam!

White church, a top a green hill and dusk sky in Paris

Melbourne: Great Things to Do From Sports to Arts

Last updated on February 21st, 2023 at 11:08 pmMelbourne is the sports, arts and coffee capital of Australia. While Sydney’s harbor is more dramatically beautiful, Melbourne is the place to go for the nation’s biggest sporting events, fantastic museums, a great culinary scene, and Australia’s finest coffee culture. Bell went to university in Melbourne and…

Street art of tram

How to Spend a Long Weekend in London

Last updated on December 20th, 2022 at 01:58 pmBy 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…

River with boats and skyline of churches and skyscrapers at dusk

Why You Should Definitely Visit Mexico City

Last updated on February 23rd, 2023 at 05:06 pmIsn’t Mexico City dangerous? That’s a pretty common question about Mexican destinations outside tourist meccas like Cancun and Cozumel. Despite the bad press, many areas of Mexico are generally safe and we didn’t encounter any issues during our two week trip around central Mexico in March. If…