Tag: traveling

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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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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Your First Time Visiting Prague

Until my mom picked Prague as the destination for our family trip, I hadn’t really pondered visiting the historic and picturesque city. I’d learned more about other European cities on TV and movies, and other than being a beautiful Bohemian city that drew countless artists to it, I didn’t know much about it. Since it

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Eurotrip 2018: I’m Back!

Me in Karlovy Vary

What. A. Trip! I don’t know where to start in regards to my recent trip to Europe, so I guess I’ll just go chronologically. Those of you who say you want more personal posts, this one is for you (all 1200 words of it)! As I mentioned before, my mom wanted to celebrate her birthday

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Put Your Travel Savings Fund on Autopilot

Travel is not an inexpensive hobby. Although there are plenty of ways to explore the world around us, and I believe that driving even 60 minutes away to discover something new can scratch the travel itch, many people dream of crossing oceans or staying in resorts. Those goals come at a cost. Here are some

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