Four Days in Madrid and Segovia

We arrived at Madrid Atocha station after a quick train ride from Barcelona. We grabbed a taxi, dropped off our bags at our hotel and headed straight to Retiro Park. Outside of the park, we were introduced to the female sculptures that adorned the city. The four outside of the park gates may have been... Continue Reading →

One Night in Paris

We decided to make a trip to London and Paris to celebrate our birthdays. We found an amazing flight deal through Norwegian Air so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity. London and Paris are both amazing and beautiful cities. Here’s a breakdown of our Parisian journey. We took the Eurostar rail from London to Paris arriving in... Continue Reading →

A Day in Montserrat

When we picked Spain as the destination of our ninth wedding anniversary, we knew Montserrat had to be on the itinerary. It’s an easy daytrip from Barcelona via train but we opted to book and experience with Castlexperience Wine Tours based on online reviews. We stopped in their Barcelona office one evening after dinner and... Continue Reading →

A Day in Figueres and Girona

The home of Salvador Dali and a filming location for Game of Thrones – these are great reasons to visit Figueres and Girona, right? We decided to make a day trip to both during our weeklong trip to Barcelona. We took the train first thing in the morning to Figueres arriving just before 9:00 a.m.... Continue Reading →

A Week in Barcelona

Amazing architecture and delicious food are two things that come to mind when I think about Barcelona. Oh, and Cava too! Barcelona was our first stop on our 11-day Spanish adventure to celebrate our ninth wedding anniversary. We flew Norwegian Airlines directly from Ft. Lauderdale. The overnight flight was great (especially since we decided to... Continue Reading →

Stonehenge and the English Countryside

Stonehenge is one of the greatest mysteries of modern civilization. We knew we had to make a trip to visit this wonder during our weeklong visit to London. While this was only an overnight excursion, this was one of David’s biggest highlights of the trip. We rented a car and headed out of London in... Continue Reading →

Jokulsarlon: Iceland’s Crown Jewel

We booked our south shore excursion through the Guide to Iceland website. When we originally booked, we didn’t quite realize that Reykjavik Excursions was the tour company as the website wasn’t very detailed. Despite not booking the tour directly with the operator, it was less expensive than the other options I found on Trip Advisor. We... Continue Reading →

The Golden Circle

We decided to visit the Golden Circle on our last day in Iceland. We walked from our hotel, Icelandair Reykjavik Marina, to the SIXT car rental nearby, picked up an SUV with Wi-Fi and were headed out for a day of adventure. We used Google maps to navigate (the Wi-Fi signal was strong for the... Continue Reading →

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