M and I are friends with a couple here in Strasbourg and the four of us have been talking about going to Neuschwanstein Castle for a while. We finally were able to do it and our day started at a brisk 6:00AM. Our friends picked us up in their car and drove us 4… Read More Neuschwanstein Castle – Sounds very German….
The last day of this long trip and we were very ready to head home. We packed our bags, checked out, and spent a couple hours wondering Lisbon until we had to leave for the airport. We picked up some postcards, a cookbook, and sat by the water while we enjoyed normal weather. We got approached… Read More Lisbon Day 2 – Weed & Travel Day
We arrived in Lisbon! At 7:00AM our train entered the Lisbon train station. We found our hotel, dropped off our bags and enjoyed their complimentary breakfast. First off, we LOVED our hotel. It is a hotel and cafe all in one. The food was delicious and fantastic for a European hotel breakfast. Our room… Read More Lisbon Day 1 – Oldest Coffee House, Elevators, Pastel de Nata and Cod
We packed up our stuff and dropped it off at the train station to enjoy our last afternoon in Spain. First we got lunch at Retiro park by their giant lake filled with people in their little paddle boats. We walked around the city exploring the streets we had not yet seen. Then stopped for… Read More Madrid Day 3 – Travel Day & Madrid Tips
We started the day with a hearty breakfast at Dunkin Donuts. Our first stop was the Spanish palace, we walked around the outside and took pictures. Later that night it opened up to the public for free to we decided to wait till then. As we explored more of the city we found an Egyptian… Read More Madrid Day 2 – Spanish Palace and beautiful parks to stroll
Feeling only slightly better I reluctantly woke up and with the help of M got ready to travel to Madrid. We took a taxi to our train station and boarded a 3 hour train to Madrid. For two countries being so close, France and Germany, they have very different cultures. This is easily noticed when… Read More Madrid Day 1 – Travel Day
I woke up early to a terrible illness. And I am going to leave it at that. We went out for our tour to La Sagrada Familia. It was gorgeous in there. The inside looks like a forest with pillars shaped like trees. The ceiling carved to resemble the canopy of a forest. Gorgeous! Then… Read More Barcelona Day 3 – La Sagrada Familia, sick day, & our top tips for visiting Barcelona!