Edinburgh, Scotland

Exploring Edinburgh in December

Edinburgh was the first city we ever visited in Europe, so maybe that’s the reason why I love it so much. But I also think it’s more than that. Edinburgh has a magic about it and whether you’re strolling the Royal Mile, shopping and dining in New Town, venturing out to the seaside area of…

Vienna, Austria

Exploring Vienna, Austria

Located on the Danube River in Austria, Vienna is a beautiful and romantic city filled with rich architecture and grand buildings. And did I mention that the coffee is delicious and the schnitzel is spectacular?! For us, Vienna was the last city stop on a two-week vacation through Germany and Austria. We didn’t over plan…

Salzburg, Austria

A dream come true visit to Salzburg, Austria

Ever since I was a little girl watching Julie Andrews twirl and sing atop the hills in The Sound of Music, I have wanted to travel to Austria. It’s for this reason that we first started looking at Salzburg as a city we couldn’t miss on our recent trip through Germany and Austria. We didn’t…

Bavarian Alps, Germany

One Day Hiking in the Bavarian Alps

On our recent trip to Germany, we visited Munich for a few days and were lucky enough to meet a friend of ours who kindly volunteered to take us outside of Munich to go hiking. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find no shortage of activities in the areas surrounding Munich – there are mountains to…

Marienplatz. Munich, Germany

Discovering Munich, Germany

When people think of Munich, the images that might immediately come to mind are men wearing lederhosen, the festival of Oktoberfest, and of course, sausages and beer. And while our recent visit to Munich confirmed all this to be true (thank goodness!), there is so much more to see and do outside of these wonderfully…