We quickly learned that the “Superhost” distinction awarded by AirBnB, indicated by a bright pink and yellow medal superimposed onto the host’s profile photo, is awarded based on metrics alone, and that staying with a superhost doesn’t guarantee a good stay any more than a solid 5-star overall rating would. Continue reading “How to be a super AirBnB host – with or without the badge”
Hey guys! I’ve been bugging Chris for a while to write something for the blog, and was able to entice him by proposing he write about his favorite topic – food! See below for his take on European cuisine. 🙂 Continue reading “Best Eats in Europe”
Egypt was an adventure, mainly because it was a learning experience. It was my first time in a third-world country, and the differences were more striking than I had expected. Continue reading “Why an entire month in Egypt was overkill”
We were both excited for our extended stay in Germany, so we made sure to spend time in three major cities: Hanover, Berlin, and Frankfurt.
We noticed here that the military presence in Germany was much lower than other locations in Europe. It was the first time in months we’d stepped off a train without being greeted by fully armed, uniformed guards. Continue reading “A Sampling of Germany”
Order a Guinness in Dublin, or anywhere else in Ireland, and it will blow your mind – it tastes nothing like what you might be served in the USA. Continue reading “The Guinness Storehouse”
From what I’ve gathered according to the many other lovely travel blogs I follow, there’s so much more to Amsterdam than the red light district. Continue reading “A Night Out in Amsterdam”
Italy. More Europe.
More old buildings, churches, and cobblestone streets. Continue reading “On Driving and Eating our Way through Italia”
After taking a breather from constant movement for a few weeks, we decided to speed up our itinerary, starting with a 4-day stint in Budapest.
Warsaw, Poland is our favorite city so far! There is so much to see, and it’s bursting with history. Chris got sick shortly after we arrived in Warsaw (a shame, because this is our first true foodie city), so on our second full day, I ventured out on my own to join the orange umbrella free walking tour! Continue reading “Warszawa, Poland”
We’re all settled in our new home in Chapel Hill, NC! Continue reading “More coming soon…”