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Paris Weekender: How to Spend 48 Hours in the City of Lights
Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world for a reason. The sparking Eiffel Tower at night. World renowned works of art. Insanely delicious cuisine. Brilliant architecture. Lovely parks. We could go on and on. Since direct flights from our home base of Washington, D.C., are plentiful and relatively affordable, we often…
Icelandair Business Class: 2 Things We Hate and 6 Things We Love
Icelandair frequently has business class deals from the U.S. to Europe for less than $1300 round trip—and direct flights to Reykjavik can cost less than $900. So what’s the catch when other airlines charge $3k-5k?
Philadelphia Weekender: How to Spend 48 Hours in the City of Brotherly Love
You may have heard that Philly is one of the greatest walking cities in the country — and it’s true. If you’re staying downtown (in the area we call Center City) you’ll be able to see plenty of amazing historic sites and attractions while working up an appetite to taste the city’s famous dishes. Of…
A Culinary Tour of France: Your 1-Week DIY Itinerary
French wine and cuisine are amongst the finest in the world, so deciding where to dine in France can be an overwhelming task—one that we were more than willing to endeavor! We found some of our favorite spots through a lot of research and a little luck, and we wanted to share our ideal itinerary…
Croatia and Beyond: How to Spend a Week in the Balkans
If you’re like us, you don’t have large blocks of time reserved for world travel—which can make planning a trip to a gorgeous region like the Balkans difficult because there are so many beautiful spots to choose from. On this particular trip, we decided to explore Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro—and we had…
5 Top Places to Eat in Quebec
The area is known for its cuisine and top-notch restaurants. Many of the most popular spots were closed during our quick Sunday-Wednesday trip during the COVID-19 pandemic, but we were absolutely impressed with the options that were available and highly recommend all these spots.
5 Top Places to Go in Belize
Belize is such a beautiful country with so many amazing destinations for travelers—so you might have a hard time choosing a spot or two for your first visit to this Central American, Caribbean nation. Hopefully our experiences can help you narrow it down.
6 Things to Do in Porto
Portugal is one of our favorite destinations. This beautiful country has fantastic beaches, mountains and valleys, cities and nightlife, culture and cuisine. On our last trip we decided to spend 4 nights in Porto and the surrounding area, and we had such a great time! Here are some tips for what to do in Portugal’s…
10 Tips for Traveling from the U.S. to Europe During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Planning an international trip can be a bit stressful these days, especially since the rules might change at any minute. But we recently had an amazing trip to Europe and recommend just doing some research and practicing some patience. Was it hard to navigate European travel in the times of COVID? No, at least not…
8 Places to Visit in Costa Rica
We just returned from another trip to Costa Rica and already are plotting our next journey through this lush, beautiful land that is teeming with wildlife viewing, hiking, fishing, swimming, surfing and other opportunities for adventure. Here are some recommendations for what to see and do based on our experiences.