London, UK

30 December 2019- 1 January 2020 As it turns out, the cheapest way to London from Paris is by bus.  Our trip took about 8 hours, including the many stops for customs before going under the English Channel. Our bus actually drove into a train car which then transported us through the tunnel. We did […]

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Paris, France

27-30 December 2019 Our trip to Paris taught me a very frustrating, yet valuable lesson.  When booking our flight from Madrid to Paris, I used a third party website to search for the best deal. After entering all of our details, I selected the cheapest flight. Madrid Barajas to Paris-Vatry. Knowing how large Paris is, […]

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Barcelona, Spain

23-25 November 2019 When we officially decided to come to Spain, I asked Jacob to tell me one place he really wanted to travel to. He responded with Barcelona, because he wanted so badly to see La Sagrada Família. So, that’s exactly what we did.  Right away, after landing in Barcelona, we grabbed some breakfast […]

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Lisbon, Portugal

31 October- 3 November 2019 On a last minute whim, we decided to spend hallo-weekend in Portugal for our first official trip as European residents.  We set out on Thursday, making the long 7 hour journey by bus to Lisbon. We traveled through some beautiful parts of Spain including Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura. The trip […]

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Our First Two Months in Madrid

September- October 2019 It has officially been two months since we arrived in Madrid! Time certainly flies when you are settling into a foreign country and beginning a new life from scratch. Aside from the basics like setting up a new bank account, getting a new phone plan, navigating the public transportation system and the […]

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Segovia, Spain

12 October 2019 Today, we took a short hour trip to a small nearby town called Segovia. I have already heard from a few people since we’ve been here that Segovia is a beautiful place. We decided to waste no time and check it our for ourselves. The main attraction in Segovia is an ancient […]

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Québec, Canada

3-7 July 2019 Finally, in the summer of 2019, we made it up to Québec. I had been once before to Québec City for a french trip in high school and absolutely loved the charming cobblestone streets and trying to put my french to the test. We decided to first drive up to Québec City […]

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San Diego, California

13-18 August 2018 In August of 2018, Jacob and I were contemplating where we wanted to go for our annual summer trip. We eventually narrowed it down to two places: Montréal and San Diego. Jacob had been wanting to see Montréal for a long time and although we eventually decided on San Diego for that […]

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