The mountains of Crete stretch on for miles. Except for a few rocky bits and areas punctuated by brilliant fuchsia wildflowers, everything is green. Of course there are olive trees—this is Greece, after all. But there are also miles and miles of perfectly manicured grapevines swooping down the slopes.
“How do you do it?” It’s the single most frequent question we get about the blog. What people are really asking is, “how do you travel so much?” The answer is both incredibly simple and complex at the same time.
The springs that bubble up all over Saratoga Springs have been known to have restorative powers since Native American tribes roamed Upstate New York. And while some may taste or smell more minerally than others, the Saratoga mineral springs have been a critical part of this fun city for hundreds of years.
In Copenhagen, you can visit the Meatpacking District, take a spin through animated Tivoli Gardens and even visit the beach on your way to the picturesque old harbor, all in a walk that barely breaks two miles. But that’s just a fraction of the things to do in this colorful old city.
For our first eight years together, we didn’t think we had the time or money to travel. Here’s how that changed and we became the Travel Addicts.
Brasserie Cantillon is not your typical brewery. There is no walled-off, sterile brewing area, no stainless steel showpiece tasting room with fancy tap handles spouting pumpkin ale.
When we lived in Manhattan, friends would talk about how cute Saratoga Springs was. But with little time or money to get away from the grind, the city remained one of those places that we hoped to get to “one day.” And then it finally happened, and we were blown away.
One of the interesting things about Italy is that each region has its own cuisine. While there are some commonalities, there are significant differences in what’s traditional and readily available on menus in different areas.
Most advice about Athens says that you can everything in this enormously historic city in one day. While that may get you the highest of the highlights, there’s more to Athens than that.