Useful and Fun Advice for Travel in Ireland

Last updated on January 20th, 2023 at 02:57 pmIreland’s picturesque landscape, friendly locals, historic sites and a vibrant pub culture make it a popular place to travel. We fell in love with the Emerald Island the first time we visited for our 6th wedding anniversary. So much so that we relocated to Dublin and called…

Landscape of the cliffs with the ocean, Ireland travel tips

Guide to Maximizing Europe Travels

Last updated on October 18th, 2022 at 10:12 amWe spent six years of our lives divided between Amsterdam and Dublin and were afforded the opportunity to travel around Europe extensively. Bell calls me a “hopeless maximizer” because I have a hard time overpaying for things and strive for the optimum experience for our money. This…

Temple of Aiphaia on the island of Aegina, Greece.

5 Things We Miss About Living in Europe

Last updated on December 12th, 2022 at 10:29 pmAfter relocating back to the USA, we really miss some things from our 6 years living in Europe. Our recent trip back to our old home of the Netherlands and neighboring Belgium served as a reminder. After 12 days we boarded the plane back to United States…

North Borneo Railway: Exploring Sabah by Train

Last updated on January 3rd, 2023 at 10:52 pmToot toot!! All aboard the North Borneo Railway! On our recent trip to Malaysia, we were very excited about riding a rare, fully re-furbished British Vulcan steam train back to colonial times. Unfortunately, Alex jinxed himself and fell ill the night before. We both hoped it would…

An American in Belgrade, Serbia

Last updated on January 2nd, 2023 at 05:58 pmDuring the 1990’s horrible things transpired in the former nation of Yugoslavia, bringing devastation not witnessed on European soil in decades. The country experienced civil war as old rivalries over land and religion stirred ethnic violence. The end result was a bombing campaign by the USA and…