2 days in Verona, Italy

Verona is a hidden gem, rich in history and right at the entrance of Valpolicella wine country. With 2 days to spend, we recommend day 1 in Verona and day 2 in wine country. Top 5 things to do in Verona 1. Take a walking tour – As in any city, we always recommend going […]

Day trip to Luxembourg City

Luxembourg, one of the smallest sovereign states in Europe and the only remaining grand duchy in the world, has been on our list ever since we moved to Europe. Only an hour drive from Metz or Saarbrücken, makes it very accessible. We used one of the many long weekends in June to visit the capital, […]

Day trip to Metz, France

2 hours from Paris by train is the cute city of Metz. It has enough to see, eat and drink and is definitely worth a day trip. For things to do in Paris, check out our post here. We drove there from Zürich, took us 4 hours driving through the pretty French countryside. Being very […]

Zurich in spring/summer- 5 top things to do.

Spring and summer are the best times to visit Switzerland and May – September are the best months. With the dark cold winter coming to an end, by March the days are already longer and the trees begin to look green again. April can be cold, so if you’re willing to face the unexpected odd […]

Experiencing a sauna in Finland

Our experience at a Finnish sauna. A must-do on your next trip to Finland

1 day in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and a wonderful city to go visit for a day or two. It’s perfectly accessible by air, bus/train from mainland Europe and by ferry from Helsinki. We took the ferry from Helsinki – it was a short, two hour ride and turned it to be very comfortable. Here are […]

2 days in Lisbon, Portugal: explore and eat!

Lisbon or as it is affectionately and officially called, Lisboa, has become one of our favorite cities in Europe. We talk a lot about ‘feeling the vibe’ or ‘not feeling the vibe’ of a city and for Lisboa we felt the vibe, oh yes! We got to Lisboa early in the morning after our overnight […]

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

New Year’s Eve in Cartagena, Colombia- Walking the old city & fireworks!

Combing the streets of Cartagena! Cartagena is a beautiful walled city that is almost a gateway to South America. Located in the northern part of Colombia, it has a very European feel to it, yet is as South American as they come! Always warm and inviting Cartagena is known for it’s ‘magical realism’.     […]