• La Rioja: The Ski Town of Ezcaray

    This past weekend was Spain´s December puente–aka a long weekend–because of a holiday falls on Monday. Last year, we traveled to Belfast, Northern Ireland. This…

  • Memories Made in Portovenere, Liguria

    We were more than ready to head to the coast after the heat and crowds of Florence. To reach Portovenere you must take the train to La Spezia, Liguria and then take a local bus to…

  • The Streets of Rome

    The start of our 10 day “Tour of Italy” began in Rome (we had more than a day there, don’t worry) and included Florence, Portovenere, and Cinque Terre. With…

  • A Night in the Sahara

    Making it to the Sahara was a dream come true. I was incredibly anxious as Jay and I were loaded into a 4×4 and headed off far, so very far, away from…

  • How To Save Money for Travel as an Auxiliar de Conversacion

    Learning how to live on a budget is just part of “growing up.” For most people, there’s a terrible moment when you realize that maybe you don’t want to…

  • San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

    My hands down favorite part of this weekend was the hike to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. It’s very surreal to me that I had the opportunity to go and that this place exists…