Tag: travel

Don’t Skip Madrid When Planning Your Europe Vacation

When I visited Europe on a multi-country itinerary, Madrid was the final stop. I didn’t know what to expect: my husband and I added it to the list because a dear college friend of ours was living there at the time. Barcelona gets most of the attention when speaking about Spanish vacations, and I get

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A Day Trip in Queretaro, Mexico

This post on Queretaro is from Rachel, a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! Queretaro is a very safe, centrally located city in Mexico and is home to a number of major universities. It is beautiful and easily walkable. The food, architecture, and beauty make it a must-see

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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 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 needed to be a destination on my next European trip. Luckily, when I started sketching out my route for last October it fit in very

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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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