Category Archives: Bridges & Arches

Footsteps Through Berlin: 15 Unforgettable Experiences

No city in Germany is quite like Berlin. Whether you’re interested in historical sites from WWII, the city’s subsequent division under Soviet rule, street art, international cuisine, or world-class museums, the city has something for everyone. Next to centuries-old buildings, modern new businesses spring up daily. The city changes so quickly Continue reading Footsteps Through Berlin: 15 Unforgettable Experiences

Have Orus, Will Travel: Kayaking the Elbe River

Travis and I love any kind of kayaking – flat water, white water, sea, ocean, lake, or river.  Doesn’t matter.  If it ripples, we’ll paddle it.  Sadly for us, we have the least amount of experience with river kayaking because it’s typically the most difficult logistically.  The biggest challenge is usually how to get back upriver.  If you’ve ever Continue reading Have Orus, Will Travel: Kayaking the Elbe River

Doomed Love Locks of Pont Neuf

Paris may officially be known as the “City of Light,” but it’s at least as often referred to as the City of Love.  Until you see it in person, it’s impossible to fully understand just how charming it is!  The city is famous for attractions like the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and Notre Dame.  But a more recent tradition that draws lovers from all over Continue reading Doomed Love Locks of Pont Neuf

Saxon Switzerland National Park

If you browse to a map of Germany and zoom in on its central eastern border, you’ll see a small dark green patch.  This region is Saxon Switzerland National Park, one of Germany’s 16 national parks.  Straddling the German/Czech border, the park is almost evenly divided between the two countries with about 90 square Continue reading Saxon Switzerland National Park

Easter Weekend In Old Town Prague

Travis and I are really still such outdoor folks at heart that sometimes it’s hard for us to get excited about trips like our Easter road-trip to Prague.  Despite typically having a laundry list of fantastic attractions to see, planning a trip to a big city requires an attention to practical details we’d much rather avoid – the necessity Continue reading Easter Weekend In Old Town Prague

Glacier 3000 Peak Walk

Less than 60 kilometers as a crow flies southeast of Fribourg lies the hulk of a jagged mountain chain named after le Diable himself – les Diablerets.  The Diablerets massif consists of the highest peak, its namesake which tops out at 3,210 meters (10,531 ft), and an impressive line up of towering brothers with names like Scex Rouge Continue reading Glacier 3000 Peak Walk