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 →


Canadians, Carrots, and Ruins

January 30With bath time out of the way, there was one more Budapest experience we knew we couldn’t leave without—the ruin bar. Now, if you know me, you know that I'm not exactly the bar hopping type. A few beers with friends, nice background music, maybe a bit of dancing, and in bed by 11pm... Continue Reading →

The Chessmen

January 29 Growing-up, I had one mental image of Hungary—a steamy close-up of four old men playing chess in a pool. The photo was the feature image for the Hungary page in my family's massive world travel book. I can't count the number of times my brothers and I flipped through that book's tattered pages,... Continue Reading →

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