Lose Yourself At The Springs Spa Costa Rica

Springs Spa Costa Rica

No visit to the Arenal Volcano region of Costa Rica is complete without a visit to the naturally heated volcanic hot springs. We chose The Springs Spa for our thermal pool experience. There are quite a few hotels and spas in La Fortuna you can choose from at all price ranges. There are day spas … Read more

Discovering Pura Vida in San Jose Costa Rica

Pura Vida San Jose Costa Rica

During any visit to Costa Rica you will become familiar with the phrase “Pura Vida” or “Pure Life.” Catchy, but what does it mean really? We decided to take the “Costa Rica Pura Vida Experience” tour to find out. It combines a walking and cultural tour, food tastings, and …. a masquerade. Who could resist? … Read more

Costa Rica Rainforest and Chocolate Adventure

Costa Rica Rainforest and Chocolate Adventure

How can you improve a tour of a tropical rainforest in one of the world’s most amazing destinations – Costa Rica? Same as any other experience – just add chocolate! Genius idea and a fantastic day trip from San Jose. We started our day winding our way up through the rural twisty roads leading out … Read more

Why Meteora Greece Should Be On Your Bucket List

Meteora Greece

When our train pulled into Meteora Greece our jaws hit the ground. It’s one of those places that looks gorgeous in pictures, but is a completely different experience when you see it yourself. The sheer magnitude of the rock cliffs and numerous pillars rising above the town of Meteora gives you a similar feeling to standing in the … Read more

Our TBEX Athens Experience – PreTour Roundup

Athens Greece

We recently attended our very first TBEX (Travel Blogger Exchange) conference. It was exciting to us because, even after nine months of writing a travel blog, we didn’t feel like “official” bloggers. Really it’s a self-appointed title and can mean just about anything. Some people blog just for themselves, as a way to keep in touch with family and … Read more

A Wander with Athens Insiders

Anafiotika Neighborhood Greece

While in Athens we were thrilled to be invited to take a customized walking tour with Athens Insiders. And quickly after we met our guide, Yannis, we knew that this wouldn’t be your run of the mill walking tour. No scripted speech here. In preparation for the tour we were asked a series of questions about our interests. … Read more

Athens Greece Street Art

Before arriving in Athens, we heard a lot of about the graffiti that covers the walls of buildings throughout the city center. It can be an overwhelming sight. It’s so dense in some areas that it’s hard to find a small scrap of area on a wall that isn’t completely covered by cacophony of brightly colored graphics … Read more

Athens Greece – Photo Essay

Athens, Greece is full of stories and history, and we have our own stories to share. You’ll see them soon, but until then, here are some of our favorite photos from our Athens visit so far.  

Athens Off The Beaten Track Walking Tour

We were treated to a wonderful introduction to Athens, Greece compliments of This Is My Athens. Not your typical tour, our guide, Katerina, took us to places that we never would have thought to venture off to on our own. What makes us so special to deserve this honor? Nothing at all. The tour is a free … Read more

Segovia Spain – A Day Trip From Madrid You Can’t Miss

Segovia Spain Aqueduct

Segovia is an easy day trip from Madrid. It’s a short 25 minute ride by high speed train, but feels like a world away the minute you arrive. It is best known for for its amazingly well preserved 2000 year old aqueduct built during Roman times. The ancient structure is composed of huge stones held together … Read more