Admit it: when someone asks you to name a city in Holland, your first response is “Amsterdam.” It’s only natural, right? But your answer should be Holland’s youngest city, Rotterdam. Situated along the Maas River, South Holland’s largest city was leveled by bombing in WWII, but has bounced back fabulously & is well worth adding to […]
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I think it’s safe to say that Iceland is the hottest travel destination on the planet right now & the majority of visitors spend the bulk of their time in Reykjavik. This capital city feels part Scandinavian, part European, part eclectic town. 48 hours is the average length of time that visitors (especially stopover visitors) […]
48 hours is the perfect amount of time to explore Maryland’s waterfront capital city. After visiting recently on the hottest weekend of the year, here is everything you need to know about where to stay, what to eat & what to do. #protip: spend as much time on the water as possible! Day 1: Arrive, […]
This week we embark on our annual Labor Day weekend trip to the Finger Lakes region of New York. We’ll be staying on the east side of Seneca Lake again this year (east side is a must to see the gorgeous sunsets!), in a small cabin just down the road from where we stayed last […]
It was ridiculous. We had lived in the D.C. area for over eight years, yet we had never visited the Southern Capital just to our south (more on why in a minute). A long holiday weekend, coupled with a good hotel deal, created the perfect excuse to escape D.C. & finally learn more about our neighbors to […]
When my Dad moved from the tropical paradise of Barbados to the not-even-close-to-a-tropical-anything city of Cincinnati, Ohio last year, I was more than a little bummed. My vacations spent sitting on white sandy beaches, sipping Banks, & eating copious amounts of flying fish would be replaced by… well, I wasn’t really sure what. Despite the […]
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