Europe, France

How to: Spend your time in Paris

  If you want to go out and see the world, there is a good chance that getting to Paris is on your list. It's on the list of backpackers, lux travelers, honeymooners and everyone in between and all for good reason. Paris has a certain allure of romance and grandeur that other cities just… Continue reading How to: Spend your time in Paris

Europe, Iceland


We concluded our Europe trip with a four day stopover in Iceland. W-O-W. Original post 6/9/2014 * It seems impossible that Iceland is a part of Earth. Just for some quick background information, Iceland is one of the most geologically active countries on the planet with hundreds of volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. In this aesthetically… Continue reading Iceland

Europe, Italy

Road Trip: Italy

Our road trip continued on through Italy, where we met up with some old friends for a few days. Original post 5/18/2014 We crossed into Italy a few miles after leaving Monaco. No border control here! I was bummed, I wanted an Italian stamp in my passport. As soon as we crossed over, the landscape… Continue reading Road Trip: Italy

Europe, France

Road Trip: France

Original post 5/18/2014 After our brief four days in Paris, we picked up our rental car there at the airport and prepared for our nearly three week road trip through France and Italy. Goal #1: Get out of Paris. This is much easier said than done. I think we made four loops around the airport… Continue reading Road Trip: France

England, Europe


Our month-long European journey began in chilly London. It was my first time in Europe, so London was an easy start. I do remember writing this on a phone, so the post is a bit dodgy (to use British slang). Original post (with additions) 6/8/2014 I am, in England. My first impressions of this… Continue reading England