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Χαίρετε Crete – Πώς είσαι Chania?

After a long journey and the drama of lost luggage, we made it to Chania. Within minutes, we were resting at our little townhouse in the heart of the old town, sitting on fold-up chairs in the street, enjoying the evening breeze and a bottle of Retsina. We had been in Chania for a grand […]

Come And Visit Bad König, Odenwald In Germany

After my grandmother passed away, I spent a couple years of my childhood living in her house in Bad König, Odenwald. It wasn’t until more than two decades later that I finally returned, and I was shocked by how many memories came flooding back. It was a visit long overdue, but if I’m being honest, […]

Making The Famous Baumkuchen At Café Rudolph – Bad König

Baumkuchen translates into Tree Cake in English, a name it’s earned for one obvious reason. If you cut open either a tree trunk or a Baumkuchen, you’ll see the same thing: rings. Compared to a tree, though, the Baumkuchen’s rings don’t equate to a single year … but more like 3 minutes. Still, you’ll be […]

Darmstadt – I’m A Heiner

During my teenage years, I lived in Darmstadt, a city which sits in the shadow of the metropolis of Frankfurt. I had a comfortable life there, with my friends and family close by. But once I had obtained my degree, I got an itch and the irresistible compulsion to scratch it. It was a desire […]

Bannalp – An Insider’s Tip Near Lucerne + Alphorn

When thinking about Switzerland, the images which usually come to mind are the romantic scenes country life, beautiful old architecture, cheese and chocolate every where. But for me, the most exciting thing about the country is the sheer numbers of gondolas, funiculars, unique trains and cog railways. We love these unique forms of transportation, and […]

A New Direction at For 91 Days

For the past eight years, we’ve been exploring the world 91 days at a time, hopping from one amazing destination to the next, living exactly the life we’d always dreamed of. It’s been a privilege, and these years of travel have provided us with a staggering number of memories, friendships, and unforgettable experiences. But anything […]

Five Days In Lucerne and Did You Know … ?

Ever since our friends moved to Lucerne, we’ve been toying with the idea of spending an extended time in Switzerland. It’s unbelievably beautiful there and a great travel destination throughout the year. There’s just one thing holding us back: Switzerland is so extremely expensive, and honestly, we just can’t afford it. If you’re a resident, […]

Unique Boat Procession: Romería del Cristo de la Salud en El Palmar

For the past ten years, Valencia has been our home base, but we had never managed to experience the Romería del Cristo de la Salud, held on the Albufera Lake, just south of the city. This unique boat procession is held annually on August 4th, but before explaining it, we’d like to introduce you to […]

Flower Battle Valencia 2018: Batalla De Flores

The Batalla de Flores it not an event for those allergic to pollen, because you’ll walking home covered in it. The “Flower Battle” marks the conclusion of the month-long Gran Fira de Valencia (formerly known as the Feria de Julio). This is the third time I’ve gone to see it; once the event gets going, […]

Random Act Of Kindness Travel Challenge – Winner Takes 1 SBD

Random Act Of Kindness Of Strangers During Your Travels With this post, we want to explore new ways of interacting with our readers. We’d like to encourage existing Steemit readers to leave comments in which they share their stories, but also hope that long time readers of our blog will consider finally signing up for […]