Monthly Archives

September 2016

  • Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania
    Romania

    Peleș Castle, the Prettiest Palace in Europe

    Of all of the country’s castles, the one Romanian’s gush about is Peleș. And if you’ve been there or seen a picture, you know why. Its neo-Renaissance and Gothic Revival architecture, crossed with timber…

    September 30, 2016
  • Romania

    Hiking in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains

    While Romania hadn’t initially been at the top of our travel list, it only took a few shots of hikers in the rugged and impressively beautiful Carpathian Mountains to convince us we needed to…

    September 27, 2016
  • Portugal

    Quaint Cascais: A Perfect Day Trip from Lisbon

    Whenever we find ourselves walking through a quaint old town near the ocean, eventually one of us wonders aloud, “would you want to retire here?” The other responds with a list of some of…

    September 21, 2016
  • Monterosso, Italy | 5 Tips for hiking in the Cinque Terre
    Italy

    5 Tips for Trekking in Cinque Terre

    We love to hike, so the Cinque Terre was paradise. Fun trails with fairly easy trekking provide sweeping views of the deep blue Ligurian sea and tiny pastel villages perfectly nestled into cliffs. While we researched…

    September 15, 2016