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10 of our Favorite Buildings in Europe

quai branly museum

Over the years, we’ve had the opportunity to visit many beautiful buildings and photograph some spectacular architecture. We’ve put together a list of ten of our favorite buildings in Europe although we love many more. Castle Stalker, Appin, Argyll, Scotland You might recognize Castle Stalker from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The best vantage […]

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Tips for traveling through Germany and Italy with Eurail

Having a Eurail train pass made traveling through Germany and Italy a breeze. From spectacular sunsets to stunning scenery – this is the only way to travel in Europe. Germany My boyfriend and I first used the pass to travel through Germany’s major cities – Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich. Frankfurt was our first stop and was […]

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Walkable cities: riding the rails from Budapest to Amsterdam

train travel

Train travel may be slower than flying, but you see so much more when you’re moving at ground level. One of our favorite trips was by train from Budapest to Amsterdam. It’s about an 8 hour journey if you do it straight through, but taking it slow and stopping for a few days here and there […]

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Seeing Berlin and Enjoying My Stay At Meininger

reasons to go to berlin

Berlin is one of my favorite cities in the world. For one thing, its cheap. Well, its cheap on European prices at least. I have spent most of the year so far (and will spend most of the rest of this year) in Europe and as much as I truly love this continent, it can […]

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Bette, Freddy, Madonna, Louie, Joe… a Show of a Lifetime

mike hodson with jake elwood blues brother berlin impersonator show

An celebrity impersonation show combines nostalgia, campiness and hilarity. They are a fun sing-along and also a gentle laugh-at, all for the price of one ticket. I am not sure I’ve ever been to a impersonation show. Wait, I take that back. I do remember stumbling into a transvestite drag show years ago in Key […]

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Sao Paulo: much more than shopping

While living in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo was never on the top of my “must see” list in Brazil… […]

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