Tag: europe

8 Great Reasons Weight Gain Is Acceptable When You Travel

Here’s 8 great reasons right here.  But I don’t think this is what you were looking for.  So continue on. 1.  Haggis, Funny Fries & Chicken Paprikash You HAVE to sample the local food, and let’s be frank here–it’s not like you have a huge choice anyway. I am talking real honest to goodness comfort

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8 Reasons Why We Will Always Be Part-Time Travelers

  Next week, we embark on our longest trip to date–a  5 week trip around Europe. It’s 5 weeks and 7 countries. It’s exciting and nerve wracking at the same time. So, as we run around like chickens with our heads cut off tying up loose ends, it got me thinking about people that travel

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Do You Really Need To Carry Your Passport With You At All Times?

Before our last trip to Paris we were in a conundrum.  We couldn’t decide whether to carry our passport on our body at all times or just leave it in the hotel.  So of course we did what all human beings do when they need sage advice —-  we GOOGLED IT!  Here’s the first thing

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Paris to Versailles DIY (Do-It-Yourself Guide)

Today we decided to visit Chateau de Versailles.  We debated whether we would take a tour or attempt the trip ourselves.  I won’t lie I am a bit of a princess.  Okay let’s be real, I’m actually a queen so I would much rather be picked up at my door and be dropped off at

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Starting it off with 10 Days in Paris

Well, it’s finally here the official start of our retirement adventures! We have been itching to get on a plane and start traveling since we retired a month ago. Let me just pause for a station break and say, I dislike the term “retirement” because it always conjures up this image of two old people

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