Salzburg-Munich-Istanbul video If my stories aren't quite enough, here's a quick video my husband put together from the last couple weeks. I think it's one of his best so far!


“Red Army”

February 11-15 "There's a soccer game tonight!" "Yes babe, there's a soccer game every night." Not long ago, I had asked Jakob if he could maybe just follow two sports. I mistakenly assumed that would cut the spectating and fantasy drafts down to a reasonable number. It turns out even if Jakob were to commit... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons You Should Travel Central Europe in the Winter

No lines. Except for one 10 minute wait to get into a palace in Vienna, we waltzed freely into every tourist trap or treasure with little to no wasted time! The epic pre-walking tour bundle. There’s nothing that makes you feel more like a medieval knight than spending half-an-hour layering pants, sweaters, scarves and mittens... Continue Reading →


The Haunted Hostel and the Orangerie

February 10 We almost didn’t go to Salzburg. The train ticket was booked, but the accommodation costs were proving prohibitive. An Airbnb in the city centre for 100$ a night? Good bye budget. Sharing a couch in a university dorm? We’re not really that cuddly. A commercialized charm-free hotel on the outskirts? Boring. So we... Continue Reading →


Lost in Prague

January 4-6 “Do you think it’s time to leave Europe?” I said it without a hint of a smile and I certainly wasn’t joking. To understand how we got to this point at about 12:30pm on a Monday, you need to understand the events of the previous three days or so. Somewhere in Vienna I... Continue Reading →


The Vienna Pass: Love it or Leave it?

Almost every major European city has some sort of visitor pass scheme. Half the time these passes are worth every penny, and the other half of the time they give you minor discounts to an array of sub par museums and one free fanny pack stuffed with useless coupons. So if you're a budget traveler... Continue Reading →


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