Travel Tips to European Countries

The Beaches of San Sebastian, Spain

Spain is one of my favorite travel destinations and I’ll always be happy to spend a new vacation in this wonderful country. An old European city overlooking the ocean is an amazing sight and San Sebastian, Spain, is no exception. It is home to three beaches – the larger of... Read More »


Robbed in Barcelona

Finally, my new ATM card arrived in the mail today. I swear, nothing feels more like freedom than inserting that little piece of plastic into a machine anywhere in the world and having it spit out crisp bills in the local currency. Especially when you know what it’s like to live... Read More »


Vacation Idea: Ski & Snowboard

If you’r looking to for a great vacation idea then I recommend to go skiing and snowboarding. This week I rented an apartment in two beautiful areas of the Swiss Alps together with my parents, my brother, my sister in law and our little niece of 1 1/2 years old. We had a really... Read More »


European Surf Safari

So the travels have turned into surf safari again. When your significant other is married to the waves, it happens. Jane and I set out on a road trip to Portugal from France, and by the time we had picked up the rental car in Madrid he was already busily charting the swell – it... Read More »


Clothing for Backpackers to Beat The Cold

Europe can be a great travel destination for backpackers but keeping the cold out with so much to carry can be the difference between a joyous trip or a misery filled one, here’s how to not get caught out. Cold Weather Clothing Essentials One thing worth remembering for all backpackers... Read More »