Amsterdam Photo Round Up

Posted on: May 12, 2017

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5 Amazing Places to Eat in Amsterdam

Posted on: May 10, 2017

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We all love to eat right? If your answer to that question is “no” then you are probably lying because lets get real. #foodislife.  Whenever we are visiting a new city we make it our mission to find the best tasting food the city has to offer! With a little help from friends and family here are the 5 best places to eat in Amsterdam!

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Brugge, Belgium [ travel tips ]

Posted on: May 5, 2017

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Hola chicos! Can you tell I have been practicing my Spanish? It’s literally all I do right now and I AM SO DETERMINED to be fluent by the time we leave Spain so it’s practice, practice, practice!! Too bad today’s post isn’t actually about Spain! Surprise! While we were visiting Amsterdam and the gorgeous tulips we decided to take a day trip to Belgium! Why not cross another country off the list?

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How to See the Tulips in Holland

Posted on: May 3, 2017

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Street Art in Valencia Spain [ and other travel tips ]

Posted on: May 1, 2017

 

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Once you wander off the beaten path you’ll discover the famous Street Art of Valencia. Valencia’s “El Carmen” neighborhood is home to bohemian bars, adorable restaurants, boutiques, and the Institute of Art. It’s the perfect canvas for street artists with the plethora of concrete walls and old buildings. We wandered for an entire evening up and down the countless streets of art. On every corner we stumbled on something beautiful!

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Day Trips From Barcelona You Need To Take

Posted on: April 26, 2017

oatmeal cookies (4)We have really fallen in love with Spain!  While my friend from home was in town, we took full advantage and rented a car to explore! The cost of a rental car was so cheap and we didn’t spend more than 2 hours in the car finding these gorgeous locations! If a car is not an option, you can always take the train! We found that parking was a little harder in Barcelona but super easy once we got up the coast!

 First up…

GIRONA 

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I blogged a little bit about Girona with a few more photos here. Such a cute, quant town full of hidden surprises! Tasty food, Game of Thrones Sites, and a gorgeous Cathedral!

BESALU

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While visiting Girona we got a recommendation to drive up the coast a little further and see Besalu!  I’m so glad we did because it is a small Medieval town that has been really well preserved. I felt like I was walking onto a movie set and I was happy to see that it wasn’t busy with tourists. Go for the Medieval feeling and enjoy some tapas in the large main square!

CADAQUES

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 Cadaques is a place you could probably spend an entire week but if you are on a budget like us, we settled for a day trip! Its BEAUTIFUL! The entire Costa Brava has some beautiful little coastal towns and its a must see while in Spain! We sat on the beach and enjoyed some tapas while soaking in the sun. Cadaques full of hilly cobblestone streets and adorable local shops! If you go in the summer take a swim suit and dip your toes in the ocean!

What’s your favorite spot in Spain? Comment below if you check any of these places out! I’d love to hear your thoughts!

xoxo

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A Day In Girona

Posted on: April 17, 2017

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We rented a car and headed up north to Girona for a day while my girl Katia was visiting! It was about time we explored a little bit more of Spain and I highly recommend a quick day trip if you are visiting Barcelona. The drive was about an hour and its gorgeous!

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How To See Rome in 3 Days

Posted on: March 31, 2017

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My parents flew into Barcelona to pay us a little visit! I was so excited to show them around Europe so we jumped on a plane and headed to Rome! We are a pretty religious bunch so Rome is something my parents have been dying to see and it was one of my favorite stops on my last Europe adventure years ago. We had three days to see it all so I thought I would share the best way (in my opinion) to do it!

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Paris With the #jamesgang

Posted on: March 26, 2017

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My last Paris recap post! I wanted to share a few more photos as well as the last bit of tips for visiting Paris! Is it just us or is it SO HARD to get pics with your significant other unless they are selfies? I am not equipped enough to set up a tripod and I really don’t want to carry that around. I’m pre apologizing for the bad quality selfies and iphone photos! I don’t trust anyone with my nikon! #firstworldprobs!

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Paris [Tips for Visiting The Louvre Museum]

Posted on: March 24, 2017

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