Category: Travel Stories

Travel stories & ideas for adventures near and far – road trips, weekend getaways, budget trips and epic vacations.


Perfect Weekend in Bruges – Eating, Drinking & Relaxing

Perfect Weekend in Bruges – Eating, Drinking & Relaxing

There’s a really good chance that 40 years from now, when I look back on my life, one of my favorite memories will be of us wandering around the dark streets of Bruges, half-drunk and wholly-joyful – kissing next to canals, dancing in empty streets, and laughing... Read more
Amsterdam on a Budget with the I amsterdam City Card

Amsterdam on a Budget with the I amsterdam City Card

I'll come right out and say it, we had no idea what to do in Amsterdam when we decided to go. All we knew was that there were pretty canals, the infamous Red Light District, and cheap tickets from where we were currently staying in southern Spain. Unsurprisingly, a... Read more
3 Worthwhile Day Trips From Amsterdam

3 Worthwhile Day Trips From Amsterdam

We realize that public transportation is the way to go in Europe. And for good reason – it is usually reliable, generally inexpensive and widely available. However, we just can't shake our love for road trips. So, we decided to head out for a full day of... Read more
6 Hours in Tangier: Day Trip to Morocco from Spain

6 Hours in Tangier: Day Trip to Morocco from Spain

There’s something so tempting about exotic places. For some, being out of their element sounds terrifying, but for others it is exhilarating. For us, we’ve come to almost crave it. We want to feel the enlightenment and joy that comes with leaving our comfort zones.... Read more
A Perfect 2 Days in Seville, Spain

A Perfect 2 Days in Seville, Spain

Multiple cities in the Andalusia area of Southern Spain are known for their amazing architecture and rich history. (These include Granada – home to the famous Alhambra palace, Cordoba and its Mezquita Mosque-Cathedral, and Seville with the Real Alcazar and iconic... Read more
A Quick Day Trip to Gibraltar from Spain

A Quick Day Trip to Gibraltar from Spain

A famous rock, views of Africa, cheeky monkeys, and an airstrip with a sidewalk going through it. That’s about all we knew of Gibraltar before our visit. And that was more than enough to pique our interest. I mean, the monkeys alone would have been enough to get us to... Read more
A Perfect Weekend in Edinburgh

A Perfect Weekend in Edinburgh

After skipping Dublin and Belfast during our whirlwind trip to Ireland (we just ran out of time and energy!), we couldn't wait to explore our first major European city. While we only had a weekend in Edinburgh, we made sure to pack it all in with miles of on-foot... Read more