Tag: travel

Milan on a Whim, on a Budget

Milan Duomo at Night

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

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Alsace’s Picturesque Small Towns

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

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An Enchanting Visit to Strasbourg, France

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

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Hotel Review: Gasthof Butz in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber last October was like time travel, but the guesthouse that Doug and I stayed in had all the modern conveniences. Gasthof Butz was set in a wonderful central location just one alley away from the Marktplatz, or Rotheburg ob der Tauber main square. Location Gasthof Butz is situated in a

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Visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

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

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A Look Back at The Voyageer in 2018

Desert flowers in Albuquerque

Happy New Year! 2018 has been an interesting one, to say the least. Luckily I got the opportunity to continue exploring this world of ours; I have enjoyed sharing my experiences with you here on The Voyageer. Today I would like to take a few moments and look back at this blog’s second year. This site

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One Day in Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg Altes Rathaus

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

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What to Expect in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

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.

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