Santa Monica

We loved Santa Monica. It’s close to everything happening in LA, but still feels like a quaint city. The pier has a really cool vibe and the city is very walkable. Here are some things we enjoyed while we were there visiting a friend: -Montana Street Sushi Sho, Horchata Bakery— Also, visit Le Macaron French…

Laguna Beach 

We stumbled upon this gorgeous area on our way up highway one. Aliso Creek Beach has parking and then it’s a gorgeous walk to the look out points and treasure island beach.

Layover: What to see during your layover in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is hands-down one of my favorite cities ever. Even though I’ve only been there during a couple layovers, it’s one of the top cities on my list to spend more time exploring in. There’s so many adorable stores and buildings, people are friendly, it’s super walk-able and just all-around an amazing city. The airport…

5 Tips for Packing a Three Month Trip into a Carry-On Backpack

Those bags we’re wearing and that red bag Luke is holding is all we brought for our entire three month trip to Europe. It was actually the perfect amount of things and we didn’t have to spend an extra $80 per bag to check them in! Only packing exactly what you need and condensing it down…

5 Ways to Save on Transport in Europe

There’s lots of tricks to saving lots on transportation while you’re in Europe. Our last trip should have cost us around 150 euros (at the least), but we mixed and matched some transport and got from Toulouse to Uzes for 65 euros total! Here’s the 5 best tricks we’ve found: 1. Search on Rome2Rio I…

Hike: Lac De Gaube

There isn’t much information online about how to get to Lac De Gaube from Cauterets…and if there is, it’s in French. So, here’s what you need to know. Duration from Cauterets-  Cauterets to Raillère: 30 mins. Raillère to Pont D’Espagne: 1.5 hours Pont D’Espagne to Lac De Gaube: 1 hour (or you can take a…

HOW do we travel?

I get a lot of messages asking how we afford to travel so much, so I thought I’d write a post for anyone who is wondering the same thing! We don’t travel to have a relaxing vacation with lots of naps-not that it’s bad, we just prefer to save that for when we’re retired ;). Especially…

The Best Travel Planning Websites!

Here are few websites I fully depend on when planning our trips. Most avid travelers know these, but maybe there’s a new one you don’t know about yet. Rome2Rio -amazing resource to figure out the best way to get from point A to point B, no matter how small the destinations are. I use this to…

6 rad things we learned on our trip to China

We took a family trip to Asia and it was so mind-opening. Here are some things we learned: China is basically its own planet. SO many people live there and only speak Mandarin. We are so small compared to them and that’s pretty incredible/humbling! If you think you studied Chinese for a year…you didn’t. Mandarin is extremely…