Visiting Milan was an impulse, something tacked on after hours of price-hacking when booking our 2018 Eurotrip. Our eyes had glazed over and our judgement had become cloudy by the time we purchased the flight. Getting to Milan was an ordeal I’ve shared several times and won’t get into again. I will say, all in
Of our three days in Strasbourg, we spent one of them driving with our friends through the countryside: the route de vin. Alsace, which runs along the border of France and Germany, follows the Rhine river, with the backdrop of the Vosges mountains on the west and the Black Forest on the east. The gently
The third leg of my fall European trip: three days in Strasbourg, France’s eighth-largest city. The territory of Alsace has gone back and forth between Germany and France many times throughout history. This game of tug-of-war has resulted in a city that is an enchanting blend of both cultures. As you walk from one neighborhood
I took a few weeks off from posting for the holidays but now it’s time to get back on track with my Eurotrip 2018 recap. I discovered Rothenburg ob der Tauber a couple of years ago thanks to a fellow blogger, Cali Globetrotter. The storybook buildings captured my imagination and I just knew that this
This post on Bamberg, Germany is by Doug, a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! One highlight of our recent trip to Europe this fall was our brief stay in the German town of Bamberg. Knowing that our visit was going to be short, we booked a hotel
I’ve written recently about how small towns draw me in more than big cities. Karlovy Vary was no exception; I really enjoyed my time in Prague but I loved my visit to this small picturesque city in western Czechia. Read on to laugh at my ignorance and then find out more about this charming town.
Have you ever wanted to ride the world’s shortest commercial railway? Or perhaps the remarkable towers caught your eye in their many vintage movie and TV appearances? The historic Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles is a fun way to take a short trip within Downtown and experience the peak of 1901’s public transportation.
For the first half of this year, I actually didn’t have any big trips planned. That’s a tricky spot to be in as a travel blogger, especially as someone who prefers to write about a place I’ve actually been. Now that I do have a trip coming together for fall, I’m putting together an itinerary
You may have already heard of San Miguel de Allende; it is one of the most picturesque towns I have ever visited. I felt like I was in a movie, walking down tight streets in between colorful houses with overflowing gardens, and peeking into restaurants where locals shared a cup of coffee and gossiped. It
Historically, mining has been one of the biggest economic contributors to Guanajuato, Mexico. The effect that mining has had on the city can be seen from the fine silver shops found near the Callejon del Beso, to the distinctive tunnels that route traffic off of the main roads and create a pedestrian friendly hamlet. The same technology