How to be a Smart Foodie in London

You follow mostly food Instagram accounts. You keep a list of local restaurants in a draft email as a failsafe for date night. Chefs Table is your favorite mini-series. I Dream of Jiro is your favorite movie. Yes, we know, and we're guilty of it too. We. are. foodies.  So, you're going to London and … Continue reading How to be a Smart Foodie in London

Cinque Terre: Beachtown Vacation…in the Winter?!

The offseason. The words locals love but tourists despise (and some locals may despise if they have a business reliant on tourists.) This was our first Christmas holiday away from family, so we wanted to make it extra special. Our very complex planning process began with a visit to, a review of all Europe … Continue reading Cinque Terre: Beachtown Vacation…in the Winter?!

A Start to our 2017 Travel Plans

2016 has been a whirlwind year. First off, we had already done some continental exploring on our first European adventure together even before taking up residence just across the channel. Just before finding out we’d be moving to the UK, we hit up 4 metropolitan cities (Barcelona, Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam) plus a number of smaller towns...and … Continue reading A Start to our 2017 Travel Plans

Edinburruh: The Hairy Coo!

To end our weekend trip to Edinburgh, we signed up for a tips-only Scotland Highlands tour with The Hairy Coo. How does the company makes a profit? I have no idea, but they believe that regardless of your financial status, you should have the ability to experience the natural beauty outside of Scotland's urban cities. This was … Continue reading Edinburruh: The Hairy Coo!

Stonehenge: “She’s a Druish Pricess!”

As part of our western UK exploration, we stopped at Stonehenge. Still being in Reading at the time we decided to hop in the care and drive to…the middle of nowhere, with the added bonus of picturesque rolling hills on either side (and absolutely no phone reception.) Parking is near the Visitor's Center, where you … Continue reading Stonehenge: “She’s a Druish Pricess!”