Airbnbs

From a cozy shared apartment in Paris to a sleep barrel on a horse farm in Germany

A 5-Day Road Trip To Paris Costs How Much?

When I see articles about the cost of a trip to Paris, the city is frequently mentioned as a notoriously expensive place to visit. Before our first trip there, Travis and I didn't plan a budget or research prices except for a few things. We compared the cost o...

Another Day, Another Airbnb

Since we checked out of our little Airbnb "sleep barrel" in Körle on November 4th, we've been enjoying our digs at another Airbnb rental, this time an entire fully furnished flat in Bühren, Germany. Somehow we again ended up on a horse farm, perhaps because h...
Passportless at Luton Airport in London, England

The Luton Passport Fiasco

At some point in the last few years, we lost our enthusiasm for commercial flying. It wasn't any one thing that caused it, but rather a slow death from the exhausting process that it's become. Even a one-hour flight still requires the inevitable 1 to 2-hour d...
London waterfront along the Thames River

‘Ello, London!

There are two things scarce matched in the Universe – the Sun in Heaven and the Thames on Earth. Sir Walter Raleigh, 1552 - 1618 From the moment we touched down at Gatwick Airport on the outskirts of London, we were hit by the city's electric energy,...