2 days in Paris: Top 10 things to do

One trip is never enough to explore all of Paris, but if you have a time-crunch (like most of us do) these are the 10 must-dos in 48 hours. In no specific order: 1. Montmartre and Sacré-Cœur  Wander through the narrow alleys in Montmartre, admire the work of the street artists and finally ascend to […]

2 days in Prague, Czech Republic 

With nothing about the Czech Republic in our trusty ‘Western Europe’ Lonely Planet, Prague was one of the cities we were least prepared for and it took us pleasantly by surprise! A few things to keep in mind before the trip 1. Currency: The Czech Repubic has its own currency, the Czech koruna. In May 2017, […]

Sechseläuten: Spring festival in Zürich, Switzerland

Sechseläuten is a traditional spring holiday in Zürich, one of the first unique Zürich traditions that we got to witness! Tradition of Sechseläuten and the Böögg The tradition of Sechseläuten, which directly translates to the six o’clock ringing of the bells, dates back to 1525. The light faded early in winter causing workers to end their days […]

2 days in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is the capital of Spain. It is known for it’s New Years celebrations. 48 hours is never enough in any city, but here’s what to see in Madrid, the city that “really knows how to live”! Top places to visit Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor Located at the heart of Madrid, Puerta del […]

48 hours in Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck is a scenic gateway to Austria. While not as big or museum-filled as Vienna, it is a very picturesque city, that should not be missed. It has a historic old town along the river Inn nestled between the Alps on both sides. We spent 48 hours in Innsbruck over Easter. Here are the top […]

Street art (& humor) in Innsbruck, Austria!

Trash can humor in Innsbruck The city of Innsbruck asked it’s inhabitants to contribute messages for the trash cans and some of them are just brilliant. To read more about Innsbruck and what to do there, check out our 48 hours in Innsbruck post And of course the classic one: Next time in Innsbruck, take […]

2 days of beer: Innsbruck, Austria

Beer of the day We tried the Samichlaus Classic Beer in Innsbruck. 14% makes it one of the stronger beers we’ve had in a while and much stronger than most German or Austrian beers we’ve tried. Great job Eggenberg Brewery! The special thing about Samichlaus is that it is aged for 10 months and brewed […]

Time-lapse of Toledo, Spain

Toledo is a photographer’s paradise It is one of the prettiest walled cities we’ve visited. Toledo is an hour from Madrid and easily accessible as a day trip. Here’s a timelapse of Toledo around sunset from Mirador del Valle, one of the best viewpoints

Christmas Market in Colmar, France

Colmar in France was voted one of the top 3 Christmas markets in Europe in 2016 When we read Colmar was rated one of the top Christmas Market (also called Weihnactsmarkt) we decided to spend my birthday weekend there. Colmar, is approximately an hour from the Swiss-French border in the Alsace region. Logistics and getting […]