Relaxing in Hvar

Following our busy days travelling around Slovenia and Croatia, we opted for two nights of relaxation on the Dalmation island of Hvar. We arrived in the mid afternoon, after wrapping up our day on the Blue Cave tour, and started the trek upward to find our Airbnb apartment. This apartment is probably the best Airbnb…

Rome Part I: Monuments and Gelato

The Eternal City. The name really seems to fit the more you wander through the ancient streets of Rome. The ancient monuments that you can spot while walking down modern sidewalks really drive it home.  The fact that many of the roads follow ancient ones (or the route of ancient chariot races) amazed me, and…

GPSmyCity Giveaway!

I’m a big fan of walking/biking/basically any kind of tours so here’s a great giveaway I’m excited about! AmandaAfield has partnered with GPSmyCity to host a giveaway of a FREE city guide to the city of your choice on their app! GPSmyCity provides city walking guides and tours via the app along with informative articles and maps. …

How to Enjoy the World Series of Darts

This past weekend, I went to the finals of the World Series of Darts in Glasgow. I never thought this was a sporting event I would attend. It also never crossed my mind that darts could be a nationally televised event. Little did I know. I highly recommend watching the darts, and in fact, I…

Hostel vs. Hotel: The Debate

Searching for lodging is one of the most important parts of traveling, as where you stay can make or break your trip.  Being too far from city center or not getting enough sleep due to noisy neighbors leads to unnecessary frustration (at least for me!).  Over the past year, our travels in Europe have brought…