10 Things Learned Living in Germany

What a Small Town American Learned Living in Germany Matt and I both grew up in small towns in the U.S.  We knew there would be much to learn moving to a new country.   Whenever friends are about to visit, we always like to prep them with some expectations.  We’ve gathered the top 10…

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Guide to Eating at German Restaurants

8 Tips for a Smooth Dinner at a German Restaurant When eating out in your home country, you don’t think of the expectations you have.  These expectations may include: when the waiter will come by, how to order your food, what will come with your meal or not, when to order your drinks, how to…

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Why you should spend Christmas in Paris

Should you spend Christmas in Paris? “Paris is always a good idea” – Audrey Hepburn as Sabrina Fairchild in Sabrina The short answer: YES (good enough for the McCallister’s, good enough for me)! More than likely you have vacation/holiday time during the end of December. What better time to use that time off for a…

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5 Reasons Why you Should Embrace Feeling Like a Tourist!

Have you ever been lost and someone stopped to ask if they can help you?  If yes, you have been identified as a tourist! And despite your best efforts to pack outfits that don’t scream “I’M A TOURIST!” I bet you thanked your lucky stars that someone recognized the look of a lost tourist on you! Part…

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Weekend in Rome Itinerary Day 3 – Aqueducts

Day 3 Today is a chance to get off the beaten path and head to the outskirts of Rome and enjoy the Roman aqueducts.  The Romans harnessed the source of water by using the power of gravity.  Although some of these remains can be seen by the Palatine Hill you were at yesterday, the Parco…

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Weekend in Rome Itinerary Day 2 featuring Colosseum and Vatican

Day 2 in Rome, Italy Pinch yourself! You just woke up in Rome, Italy!  Now get your butt in gear…you have a busy day ahead of you!  There’s only a few things on today’s itinerary (including the Colosseum!!!), but they will take the whole day! Today’s itinerary requires pre-planning/booking!  We are all about having a great experience…

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Weekend in Rome Itinerary

Are you traveling to Rome for the weekend? With so many cheap flights in and out of the Eternal City, it’s a must do while you are in Europe.  Rome is jam packed with so many amazing historical sites, that it makes a great city to see with only a couple of nights stay…and of course,…

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