cape point tour

cape point tour

as amazing as cape town is, the surrounding scenery is the show-stopper. if you visit you cannot miss the famed cape point –> chapman’s peak –> boulders beach penguin colony loop. there is much more to see and do, but at the very least hit these basics. they blew…

flying to cape town with mango airlines!

flying to cape town with mango airlines!

chase and i took off on our own while here in south africa to do some traveling for a few weeks while my parents were busy with the mission. we knew we wanted to finally get to cape town this visit, and i of course…

tips for europe by train: on eurail!

tips for europe by train: on eurail!

i’ll say it again and again: train is the best way to travel europe. yes, we take some budget airlines for quick weekend trips around the continent, but if we have our choice we will always choose to take the train. Woodies Train Shop says…

crossing to an italian port town: bari

crossing to an italian port town: bari

after our time in the balkans, things got tricky. we had zero plans … and weeks to fill up (a very good problem to have in europe! :) we had originally considered continuing south all the way to greece, but with the less than stellar…

seafood in split

seafood in split

croatia as a whole may not have a “traditional dish” or exact type of cuisine, but the different regions definitely do. on the coast in split, expect the very freshest SEAFOOD. if you don’t have fresh fish while here, you’re doing it wrong. i hate…