Swans, castles, secluded lakes… green meadows sprinkled with wildflowers. These European destinations are the stuff of fairytales, but they require a bit of extra effort to reach them.
If you’re ready to take the road less traveled on your Europe trip, add one of these picturesque destinations to your itinerary! Continue reading “7 Detour-Worthy Destinations in Europe”
Living the life of a digital nomad sparks a lot of interesting conversation. We do our fair share of chatting about blogging, self employment, what traveling together full-time is like, and how to make money while traveling.
But actually the question we’re asked most has nothing to do with making a living while traveling.
Everyone wants to know which, of all the destinations we’ve visited, is our favorite. Since our answer to this question is ever-evolving and we can never pick one absolute best, here we share the five destinations that currently top our list. Continue reading “Our Favorite Places”
We’re going to Europe! Well actually, we’re already in Europe, but we’ve just finished planning our two-month Europe trip. We’re visiting (at least) 12 countries and 21 cities on our trip. Below, find our itinerary for our spring trip (April 20 – June 24, 2016), and let us know if you’re planning a trip to (or have recommendations for) any of these destinations. We love chatting about travel plans!
P.S. Follow along on Facebook or Instagram (hers/his) — we’re posting photos daily! Continue reading “Our Spring 2016 Europe Trip Itinerary”
Above: Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral), Milan, Italy
MAP OF MILAN, ITALY
Continue reading “Overview: Milan, Italy”
May 7, 2014
TRAVELING TO VENICE, ITALY
After recently living in Venice, California, Ian and I were excited to see the real Venice! During our stay in Eraclea Mare, we took a one-day trip to Venice.
Above: Gondola dock in Venice, Italy
Continue reading “Venice, Italy”
During our two-week stay in Milan, we took a day trip to Como, following the recommendations of several Italian locals we’ve met on our trip. And what good advice it was! A nice change from the hustling city, Como had a relaxing feeling in the air.
Continue reading “Lake Como, Italy: A Day Trip from Milan”
With stone towers and walls surrounding its heart and sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2008, the Republic of San Marino holds the claim to being the world’s oldest sovereign state and constitutional government. Continue reading “San Marino: Castle Country in the Clouds”
Massive monuments and intricate statues make the Monumental Cemetery in Milan a pretty cool place to be buried. Plus there’s a cemetery cat who snuck into a few of our photos! Continue reading “A Monumental Cemetery in Milan: A Photo Journey”
Italian Greetings, Goodbyes + Introductions
Ciao – Hello / Goodbye
Buongiorno – Good morning / Good day
Arrivederci – Goodbye
Buonanotte – Good night
Mi chiamo _______. – My name is __________. / I am called __________.
Come ti chiami? – What’s your name? Continue reading “Learn Basic Italian”
Above: Basilica di San Petronio, Bologna, Italy
MAP OF BOLOGNA, ITALY
May 9, 2014
TRAVELING TO BOLOGNA, ITALY
We spent an evening strolling around Bologna, taking in the historical buildings and streets and medieval towers.
(This post is in progress. Check back soon for more!)
MORE ABOUT BOLOGNA, ITALY
You can read more about Bologna, Italy on Wikipedia.
Bologna’s tourism site offers a three-hour itinerary for seeing the heart of the city.