Favorite Chains through Europe

Favorite Chains through Europe

I know…chains don’t always get the best reputation. We all love finding unique boutiques and eateries that aren’t replicated, but you have to admit that some chains are done right. Europeans are less into “chain” restaurants and stores in general…that is more of an American thing. But…

Tuscany Road Trip

Tuscany Road Trip

Setting off on a Tuscan road trip with friends is a great idea – just take it from us! We met up with our friends in Florence, packed into a Volkswagen, and hit the road. I’ve already posted some highlights of the trip, but here…

Traveling to Turkey with Journy

Traveling to Turkey with Journy

Chase and I have both been so interested in visiting Turkey while living here in Europe. Right now with the volatile environment, we weren’t sure if it was the smartest thing. Months ago we had booked a short visit and purchased our visas to visit,…

Amsterdam Restaurant Guide

Amsterdam Restaurant Guide

Before we get into the best restaurants of Amsterdam, let’s talk Dutch food! One thing you might hear from people before you visit Amsterdam is that “the food is terrible.” I don’t understand this! Sure, classic Dutch cuisine may not be the most exciting, but…

How to visit Russia without a visa!

How to visit Russia without a visa!

Anyone interested in visiting Russia may face the obstacles of applying for a time-consuming and expensive tourist visa. Currently, visa processing fees for US citizens are: $250 for a single entry 3 business days, or $450 for a multiple entry 3 business-day visit. For some this cost may be…