EUROPE
 

 
 
 
 
 

Here on our Europe page, you’ll find all things well, European. We hope this page inspires you to visit some of the lesser known areas of Europe.  While visiting big cities throughout Europe is great, there are so many smaller places to visit too! Click on a country to start getting inspired for your European travels, or scroll through all the posts and see where you end up!



 



 

  • 10 Things to do on Hvar | Hvar Travel Guide

    10 Things to do on Hvar | Hvar Travel Guide

    Hvar is a small island off the coast of Croatia. With fairly easy access to and from the island, many travelers choose to visit Hvar. While you can make a day trip to Hvar, there are so many things to do on Hvar that you may just want to stay longer.  Take these ten things Read more about 10 Things to do on Hvar | Hvar Travel Guide[…]Read More »
  • How to Get to Hvar | An Island in Croatia

    How to Get to Hvar | An Island in Croatia

    If you didn’t know, Hvar is actually an island off the coast of Croatia. And… Hvar Town, the main town on Hvar – most likely where you’re looking to head… is NOT where the ferry drops you off.. So how will you get to Hvar, and even further.. How to get to Hvar (the town)?? Read more about How to Get to Hvar | An Island in Croatia[…]Read More »
  • The Best Place We’ve Ever Stayed | Hotel Skalinada on Hvar, Croatia

    The Best Place We’ve Ever Stayed | Hotel Skalinada on Hvar, Croatia

    To be honest, reviewing Hotel Skalinada is our hardest review to date.  Not because Hotel Skalinada wasn’t good or didn’t meet our needs. It’s because finding words to review this place is nearly impossible. Just thinking about our experience at Hotel Skalinada brings tears to my eyes. Hands down, without a shadow of a doubt, Read more about The Best Place We’ve Ever Stayed | Hotel Skalinada on Hvar, Croatia[…]Read More »
  • Five Things to Do in Zadar | Your Zadar Travel Guide

    Five Things to Do in Zadar | Your Zadar Travel Guide

    Zadar is a city almost directly in the middle of the Dalmatian Coastline of Croatia. It’s well known for the party scene, however, there’s much more that Zadar offers. We’re sharing things to do in Zadar all relatively close to the center, along with day trips to make from Zadar and where we recommend staying. Read more about Five Things to Do in Zadar | Your Zadar Travel Guide[…]Read More »
  • 12 Things to Know About Renting a Car in Croatia

    12 Things to Know About Renting a Car in Croatia

    Croatia is best seen and explored when you have your own transportation. Luckily, renting a car in Croatia is cheaper than most other countries, and is a super easy process. But like all rental car experiences, there are a few things to know before renting a car in Croatia.   1. Location Matters Before you Read more about 12 Things to Know About Renting a Car in Croatia[…]Read More »
  • Sea Kayaking in Croatia | The Adriatic Sea with &Adventure

    Sea Kayaking in Croatia | The Adriatic Sea with &Adventure

    When people talk about Croatia, they talk about three major things. Plitvice Lakes National Park, the party scene in most of the bigger cities, and sea kayaking in the Adriatic Sea. Sea kayaking in Croatia is a major adventure traveler must do, and kayaking in Hvar has got to be the best place to sea Read more about Sea Kayaking in Croatia | The Adriatic Sea with &Adventure[…]Read More »
  • Villa Diana | A Cozy, Modern Apartment Stay in Zadar, Croatia

    Villa Diana | A Cozy, Modern Apartment Stay in Zadar, Croatia

    The best way to save money while traveling is by making your own food. So when searching for accommodation, it’s nice to look for a place that includes a kitchenette to cook your own meals. Villa Diana in Zadar offers a kitchenette and more. Staying in Zadar at Villa Diana will give you a modern Read more about Villa Diana | A Cozy, Modern Apartment Stay in Zadar, Croatia[…]Read More »
  • 10 Things to do in Croatia | Your Croatia Guide

    10 Things to do in Croatia | Your Croatia Guide

    Croatia is a country with gorgeous mountains, breath-taking waterfalls, and crystal clear seas. While visiting Croatia there are a few things you shouldn’t miss. Take these 10 things to do in Croatia and plan the trip of a lifetime! Just be forewarned—you may never want to leave!   It’s pretty easy to see why we Read more about 10 Things to do in Croatia | Your Croatia Guide[…]Read More »
  • A Relaxing and Romantic Stay in Zadar | The Art Villa Ines

    A Relaxing and Romantic Stay in Zadar | The Art Villa Ines

    When searching for a place to stay in Zadar, we scoured every different booking site, read review after review of the best areas to stay in Zadar, and spent hours trying to find a place that’s outside of the touristy scene Zadar typically offers. When we came across the Art Villa Ines, we knew we Read more about A Relaxing and Romantic Stay in Zadar | The Art Villa Ines[…]Read More »
  • Driving Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park | A Croatia Roadtrip Itinerary

    Driving Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park | A Croatia Roadtrip Itinerary

    While driving Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park in a day isn’t the most ideal, it’s still an obtainable goal. And hey, even if Dubrovnik is five hours away from Plitvice Lakes, that still closer to the lakes than your hometown, so get on it! Yes, you read that right. Driving Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes Read more about Driving Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park | A Croatia Roadtrip Itinerary[…]Read More »
  • 9 Things to do in Dubrovnik | Your Dubrovnik Travel Guide

    9 Things to do in Dubrovnik | Your Dubrovnik Travel Guide

    After booking flights to Croatia, we were pumped to be spending ten days in the beautiful country. To be honest, we weren’t planning on spending any of those ten days in Dubrovnik, but one thing led to another, and we stayed two days in the hillside of the city. The view was just too good Read more about 9 Things to do in Dubrovnik | Your Dubrovnik Travel Guide[…]Read More »
  • Where to Stay in Dubrovnik | Old Town Dubrovnik vs. Hillside Dubrovnik

    Where to Stay in Dubrovnik | Old Town Dubrovnik vs. Hillside Dubrovnik

    There’s no doubt that Dubrovnik offers a great, warm weather vacation. But has Dubrovnik become too overcrowded and touristy? In our opinion, yes. It’s super touristy, but we try to find ways to escape the tourism wherever we travel, and the location of where you’re staying in Dubrovnik can make or break your time in Read more about Where to Stay in Dubrovnik | Old Town Dubrovnik vs. Hillside Dubrovnik[…]Read More »
  • One-Day Dubrovnik Itinerary | Your Travel Guide to Dubrovnik, Croatia

    One-Day Dubrovnik Itinerary | Your Travel Guide to Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Not going to lie here, when we booked our flights to Croatia, we weren’t planning on spending any time in Dubrovnik. From everything we read, it was a bit too touristy for us. But after falling in love with the views from our villa on the hill, we ended up spending two nights, and one Read more about One-Day Dubrovnik Itinerary | Your Travel Guide to Dubrovnik, Croatia[…]Read More »
  • Practical Information for Renting a Car in Iceland

    Practical Information for Renting a Car in Iceland

      The best way to reach all the beauty that Iceland offers is by renting a car. You simply cannot get to all the less touristy spots, or hidden gems of Iceland without your own transportation.  However, there’s lots to consider when renting a car in Iceland. We’re sharing ten things you need to know Read more about Practical Information for Renting a Car in Iceland[…]Read More »
  • How to Survive Madrid | Visit Madrid Like a Local

    How to Survive Madrid | Visit Madrid Like a Local

      When visiting a big city like Madrid, everyone needs some tips on how to survive it. Yes, of course you want to avoid being pickpocketed, but there are more tips for how to survive Madrid than that! Be in the know about where to go, what time to avoid the touristy crowds, and how Read more about How to Survive Madrid | Visit Madrid Like a Local[…]Read More »
  • Why You Should Have a Poland Bucket List | Visit This Underrated Country in Europe

    Why You Should Have a Poland Bucket List | Visit This Underrated Country in Europe

      We’ll be the first to say traveling in Europe is expensive. However, experiencing the rich history, dreamy buildings, and great food doesn’t have to break the bank. Poland is one of Europe’s hidden gems. You can experience the true European feel on a much smaller budget in this country, and we’re sharing why you Read more about Why You Should Have a Poland Bucket List | Visit This Underrated Country in Europe[…]Read More »
  • 12 Things to do in Gdansk | A Travel Guide to this Hidden Gem of Europe

    12 Things to do in Gdansk | A Travel Guide to this Hidden Gem of Europe

      A trip to Poland isn’t complete without visiting the town of Gdansk. With the picturesque streets, uncrowded pathways, and a lovely waterfront, Gdansk makes for a guaranteed relaxed holiday. We’re sharing twelve things to do in Gdansk, including the best food, where to stay, and what to expect on the streets!       Read more about 12 Things to do in Gdansk | A Travel Guide to this Hidden Gem of Europe[…]Read More »
  • It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

      Something about this time of year makes it the best time of the year to many. Whether it’s time with friends and family, a time to step back and look at your life in a new perspective, or just the joyfulness that fills the streets, this time of the year is magical. For us, however, Read more about It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year[…]Read More »
  • 12 Things to do in Madrid | Your Guide to the Big City

    12 Things to do in Madrid | Your Guide to the Big City

      Although Madrid is the capital of Spain, it doesn’t really boast a capital feel. With no real iconic photo or place to visit in Madrid to put a picture with the city, it’s hard to know what to do upon arrival. Before you head to Spain’s capital, be sure to check out this list Read more about 12 Things to do in Madrid | Your Guide to the Big City[…]Read More »
  • Q Hotel Grand Cru Gdansk | A Cozy Hotel Just Off the River

    Q Hotel Grand Cru Gdansk | A Cozy Hotel Just Off the River

      The restaurant pictures of the Q Hotel Grand Cru Gdansk are what completely sold us on this hotel. However, we were pleasantly surprised to find out this hotel is more than just a cozy looking restaurant. The Q Hotel Grand Cru Gdansk is a lovely place to stay while in Gdansk.     With Read more about Q Hotel Grand Cru Gdansk | A Cozy Hotel Just Off the River[…]Read More »
  • 10 Things to do in Warsaw | Traveler’s Tips for Poland’s Capital

    10 Things to do in Warsaw | Traveler’s Tips for Poland’s Capital

      Poland’s capital is full of rich history. Everywhere you go within the city of Warsaw, you can feel and see the history around you. But there’s more to Warsaw than remnants of World War II. Get inspired for your trip to Poland’s capital with this list of ten things to do in Warsaw.   Read more about 10 Things to do in Warsaw | Traveler’s Tips for Poland’s Capital[…]Read More »
  • Westin Warsaw | A Luxury Stay in Warsaw

    Westin Warsaw | A Luxury Stay in Warsaw

      Typically when we travel, we camp, CouchSurf, or AirBnB. However, when we booked our trip to Poland, we planned on splurging on a nice hotel. Scouring different booking sites for hotels, the Westin Warsaw stood out to us with its 8.9/10 rating from over 2,500 reviews! The Westin Warsaw is hands down the place Read more about Westin Warsaw | A Luxury Stay in Warsaw[…]Read More »
  • Toledo – A Full-Day Trip from Madrid

    Toledo – A Full-Day Trip from Madrid

        If you’re in Madrid for a few days, a day trip to Toledo is highly recommended.  Toledo is a small town on a hill surrounded by a river flowing through the canyon below. The tiny streets mixed with the historic buildings gives Toledo a two thumbs up from us!     Now, we Read more about Toledo – A Full-Day Trip from Madrid[…]Read More »
  • Madrid – The Result of a Four Day Weekend While Living In The UK

    Madrid – The Result of a Four Day Weekend While Living In The UK

      When we moved to the UK, we both wanted to make the most of how close everything within the EU is. Being from the states, we used to only dream of taking a four-day weekend to explore another country. Here in Scotland, that dream has turned into a reality! We knew that once the Read more about Madrid – The Result of a Four Day Weekend While Living In The UK[…]Read More »
  • Cinque Terre, What’s That?

    Cinque Terre, What’s That?

    So, you’ve heard about Cinque Terre and have seen pictures of the gorgeous cliffside villages, but still don’t quite understand what Cinque Terre is. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. After spending an entire day researching about Cinque Terre, we still didn’t quite understand it. We thought, if we researched all day and couldn’t really understand Read more about Cinque Terre, What’s That?[…]Read More »
  • Camping in Deiva Marina

    Camping in Deiva Marina

    Camping while visiting Cinque Terre is a great way to save your budget. With the amount of campgrounds in the area, it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed with searching for the right place! So, search no more, we’ve done the research for you!!   We know you don’t want to spend your time in Read more about Camping in Deiva Marina[…]Read More »
  • Deiva Marina, Cinque Terre

    Deiva Marina, Cinque Terre

    After loads and loads of research of where to stay while visiting Cinque Terre, we decided to stay in Deiva Marina — a supposed “20-minute” train ride to the first of the five cities in Cinque Terre. Now, we say supposed “20-minute” ride because in reality the time it takes is more like an hour. Read more about Deiva Marina, Cinque Terre[…]Read More »
  • Italian Vacation

    Italian Vacation

    Vacation season is upon us and boy do we have everything at our fingertips!!   We have absolutely loved traveling through Scotland in our beloved van, Isobel!! However, when Jay was told he had a week off in the middle of June, we were prepared to leave Isobel and explore elsewhere! Guys, get this… not Read more about Italian Vacation[…]Read More »

 



 





 


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