Grindelwald and the Bernese Oberland

Grindelwald and the mountains of the Bernese Oberland were the highlights of our trip to Switzerland (not counting the friends we visited, of course). The scenery there is so dramatic and beautiful, it doesn’t really matter that Grindelwald itself is a bit touristy. Our friends picked us up from Zurich airport and we drove to…

What to See in A Day in Montenegro

I wish we’d had longer, but one day was all we could spend in the small but beautiful country of Montenegro. We were worried about driving into the mountains after hearing mixed reviews of the roads, and so hired a driver to take us across the border from Dubrovnik. The border crossing was quick, and…

Visiting Nice

When we stepped off the plane onto the tarmac at the Nice Côte D’Azure airport it was a gorgeous day. And it remained that way for our 4 day trip to the French Riviera. We booked the trip hoping for a relaxed vacation, less audioguides and more wine. We got our wish, the trip was…

Soaking up Seville

Sevilla is an easy city to get lost in. The tiny streets are filled with tables and beautiful old buildings with balconies and courtyards scattered throughout. Orange trees are everywhere, in courtyards and lining the streets. The oranges aren’t sweet though, so they’re mostly used to make marmalade! Our hotel was in Barrio Santa Cruz,…

St Lucia is for Lovers

Mostly honeymooners. And nature lovers. We spent a long time deciding on where to take our honeymoon. After so many action packed weekend trips around Europe, we wanted something different and relaxing after the stress of the wedding. We vascillared between the Caribbean islands and Central America, contemplated all inclusive resorts and tiny private retreats…