Magical Newport

I love to write about the places we visit because so many of them have come to have a special place in our hearts. It’s when a trip becomes a journey, when a story becomes your story, and a town becomes a perfect little bubble. For us, it was the tale of our first trip […]

Block Island Time

Our second day in Newport gave us a chance to head out on the ferry to Block Island, one of my favorite places on the planet. Since Jen had never been, and I hadn’t been for over 20 years, we took to the seas on a quiet morning not sure what the day had in […]

Roamin’ Around Rome

Day 1 – Ancient Bubbles We had been very lucky to find ourselves in some incredible cities throughout our time in Europe, exploring them on our free nights and weekend at a frantic pace to enjoy some incredible experiences. From London to Paris to Salzburg, these mini adventures kept us on our toes between work […]

Wine-ing Down in Tuscany

We decided long before that our last day at Italy would be spent on a bus tour out to Tuscany, complete with wine and cheese tastings. It was kind of a no-brainer, and a beautiful way to end the trip. The tour was operated by City Wonders (formerly Dark Rome), and this was another great […]

Munich, A Platz in the Sun

Day 1 – Denmark to Munich We arrived in Munich a day later than expected after an impromptu night in Denmark… Checked into the Hotel Rilano, a nice place walking distance from our Munich office where we stole a power nap. We had lunch at the buffet downstairs with some of the local team, then […]

Sleepy Sunday in Salzburg

The Hills Are Alive… With a weekend in Munich (read more) and a successful Saturday spent seeing many of the main attractions, we were exited to get out of town and set our own schedule with the freedom of a car. We had rented a little white BMW Z4 convertible and decided to put the […]