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Our top 6 things to do in Paris

Our top 6 things to do in Paris

  It may be quite silly to try and create a top 6 list of things to do in Paris, as the City of Light has so many things to see, some sites/activities are definitely going to be left off the list.  Oh well, we are going to go for it anyway and the list […]

Top 6 Things to do in Bern

Top 6 Things to do in Bern

  Since we did such a good job of selling you on a trip to Switzerland last week with our post on Lausanne, we thought we would give a few more travel ideas for another amazing Swiss city, Bern!  1. Old Tram Depot The former tram station has been converted into a tourist information center […]

Top 6 Things to do in Lausanne, Switzerland!

Top 6 Things to do in Lausanne, Switzerland!

  We had never really considered Lausanne to be one of the true gems of Switzerland, like we believed Bern, Geneva, and Lucerne were; that was until we visited it!  We chose to stay in Lausanne for one week of our three in Switzerland because it was the best location to other cities at the […]

5 great things to do in Budapest

5 great things to do in Budapest

  We are ashamed to say that we were initially uninterested in visiting the Hungarian capital of Budapest.  We had heard little about it and we only traveled there because it was one stop on our Eastern European bus tour.  However, we have never been more pleasantly surprised by a city than we were with […]

Four reasons to honeymoon in Tenerife

Four reasons to honeymoon in Tenerife

  You only have a two week vacation slot, and you need to plan the island honeymoon of a lifetime. Presented with so many options and having sifted through enough sparky travel company information to choke a cat, it’s time to make your mind up and you’re lost for reasons. Panic not: if you’re looking […]

European Rail Travel…the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

European Rail Travel…the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

  In two of our three trips to Europe, we have spent a significant amount of time traveling around using the rail system.  There have been a lot of things we learned from our experience.  We are not here to compare and slag any of the countries trains, as we have seen the good and […]

Fuerteventura: the Best of the Canaries?

Fuerteventura: the Best of the Canaries?

  With over a hundred stretches of ivory-white sands, a unique, temperate climate, lush nature reserves, buzzing nightlife and some of the best water sporting opportunities in Europe, Fuerteventura is one of the more intriguing Canary Isles. Its interior has a fascinatingly fitful terrain, full of valleys and volcanic lava fields, as well as tiny […]

5 things to do in…the Scottish Highlands!

5 things to do in…the Scottish Highlands!

  On our trip to Scotland, we decided to rent a car to take a tour of the Scottish Highlands.  Now this may not seem like a big problem to some, but we are a couple of Canadians, which meant driving on the other side of the road, so it was a tough decision for […]

5 Things to do in Glasgow

5 Things to do in Glasgow

  We had such a great experience in Glasgow on our last trip to Europe.  Often, overlooked by tourists for its more famous neighbor city, Edinburgh, Glasgow is a must-see on your next trip to Scotland.  Adjacent to the river Clyde, Glasgow has undergone a major cleanup and restoration over the past few years.  In […]

5 Things to do in Edinburgh

5 Things to do in Edinburgh

  We had an amazing experience in Edinburgh and there were so many different things to see in the city and within a short drive from the city.  We are giving you 5 things we think you should not miss on your visit to Edinburgh. 1. Visit Hollyrood Palace – This is still one of […]

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