Ancient Rome in Arles, France

Until the past few years, I never really knew how much Roman architecture was left standing in France, especially in the south. I guess I always had a preconceived notion that most of it had been destroyed during the Middle Ages and replaced with more contemporary structures. I was pleasantly surprised, while doing my research,... Continue Reading →

A Terrifying Minute in Travel

Imagine this: You're halfway through a self-guided tour of a monument you've been dying to see. Groups of tourists meander through the halls and you can hear guides giving bits of information in a few languages. You're so caught up in the wonder of the moment that you don't hear the bells at first. People... Continue Reading →

Carcassonne: City and Castle

I climbed every step on the way up to this ancient, wall-enclosed city with reverence. The sun was just barely above the horizon. With each step, I tried to remember the facts I had read about the long history of the city. Over time, the Celts, Romans, Visigoths, Saracens, and Franks took, fortified, and strengthened... Continue Reading →

Visit Europe In North America

It's no secret that I loved France. When I started looking through pictures of Montreal and Quebec, I realized that it's entirely possible to step into a little piece of French culture and history here in America. I'm more than excited for my next opportunity to cross the Atlantic but my budget is very tight... Continue Reading →

Quebecois Cuisine

Very few things excite me as much as food, which is why it's one of my top priorities when I travel. I think I probably spend more money trying local dishes than anything else. Though I try to grab pictures, it's nearly impossible because I dig in so fast. I left out a handful of... Continue Reading →

Chilling Out in a Nordic Spa

At the end of a long week of hiking and exploring Montreal and Quebec City, we wanted a day to relax. I had found a really neat looking Nordic spa online that had great reviews and seemed to be highly recommended by a lot of sites. They have locations in multiple cities but we figured... Continue Reading →

Why Canada Was Worth the Cold

Let's face it, winter is our time to book trips to the tropics. We like to escape the cold and sit on the beach with a nice tropical cocktail and soak up the sun. However, sometimes the cold can be worth the layers of clothes you'll have to wear. Canada is one place that's worth... Continue Reading →

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