Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany


Freiburg Freiburg, Germany is a university town surrounded by nature, and inside of the Black Forest. It has a medieval storybook feel but also happens to be one of the greenest cities in the world. It is known for its eco-friendly housing, the use of solar power, and the lack of cars. The city is […]

Should I cruise or stay at an all-inclusive resort?

Riviera Maya Resort

We get a lot of requests for an affordable vacation. Often people start the conversation with what they have heard about a cruise. Recently, I saw a post in a local networking group on the same topic and many people told them that a cruise was the cheapest option. So, I thought I would break […]

Lyon, France

Lyon France

Lyon, France This city in France sits at the junction of the Rhone and Saone rivers. It holds the distinction of being the third-largest city in France. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was historically known for the production and weaving of silk. Today it has become the unofficial capital of gastronomy […]

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Netherlands

Rotterdam Rotterdam boasts being Europe’s largest seaport. Heavily bombed during WWII, Rotterdam has embraced modern and innovative architecture in its rebirth. Many of its tourists go for the sole reason of taking in and admiring the architecture. Be sure to check out the famous Piet Blom’s cubic houses, then stroll around the Markthal, a mind-blowing […]

Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg It is easy to see why Strasbourg, France is a favorite among visitors, with many putting it on their return list to see it in all its seasonal glory. About 2 hours from Paris by high-speed train, it is an easy city to get to. Layover in Paris? Spend an overnight and then a […]

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Germany

The City of Heidelberg Heidelberg, Germany is a gorgeous city surrounded by woodland overlooking the River Neckar. In the summer it can be quite touristy but still has a very old-world European feel. The massive castle that sits imposingly over the city and the historic university city of Heidelberg has been enchanting visitors for centuries. […]

Bremen, Germany

Market Square in Bremen

Bremen, Germany Bremen in the north is easily one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. The old town, oldest and quaintest neighborhood, is an extremely well preserved medieval part of Bremen, and is one of the best places to see. In the past, this was one of Bremen’s poorest areas and was where Bremen’s fishing community […]

Is Cork the best place in the world?

Cork, Ireland

Appropriately for St. Patrick’s Day! Is Cork the best place in the world? The locals certainly think so. One thing you’ll notice about this breezy, cosmopolitan city in Ireland’s southwest is that it inspires a devotion in its dwellers that no other place can rival. It is the second largest city in Ireland. After an […]

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Luxembourg City Luxembourg City was founded in 963 and is full of historic monuments. So much so that UNESCO listed the entire Old city as a World Heritage site in 1994. In Luxembourg City, you can spend the afternoon and stroll through winding cobbled alleys, along a picturesque river and charming medieval houses eventually getting […]

Budapest, Hungary

River cruise

Budapest Is Hungary’s capital, and it is split in two by the river Danube. Buda is on one side and is very hilly while Pest is on the other and flat. The halves of the city are joined by a 19th-century Chain Bridge. A funicular (a cable-car of sorts on a cliff or slope) runs […]

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