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By on December 24, 2016

After some travel agent-induced drama we made it to Greece, albeit three hours apart and on separate flights. We slept off the stress in Athens, and headed straight for the lovely little town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese—the first capital of Greece, worry beads hotspot and popular holiday destination…



By on December 18, 2016

The fog rolled into Venice about the same time we did and it stayed put as long as we did. Lucky the city is very much worth wandering through the cold mist to explore. With a lot of things circled on our map we ventured out early to make…



By on December 11, 2016

Finally we made it to Bled, Slovenia—one tram, three trains, a three minute connection window and one bus later. The epic trip was worth it though, Bled is a beautiful little town on the edge of a green glacial lake with a castle overhanging a cliff and a little…


Kraków, Poland and Vienna, Austria

By on December 5, 2016

Krakow was one of those cities we’d heard a lot of good things about without knowing much about it…so we decided to see it for ourselves, embarking on another fairly long bus ride. Krakow was the royal capital of Poland until 1956 and it survived the war unscathed so…


Munich, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic

By on November 30, 2016

We bid farewell to the cactus (our trusty rental car) and settled into Munich for a few days of Bavarian culture. As per usual we enjoyed a walking tour of the city in our first day, braving the rain and cold. Munich isn’t packed with sights but we did…