The Best Three City Day Trips from Boston

The Best Three City Day Trips from Boston

As part of a new post series, we’ve decided to make a list of the best three city day trips from Boston, MA. Since Boston is in such a prime New England location, there are plenty of good day trip options. The day trips we’ve compiled all involve seeing three cities in one day with less than four hours of roundtrip drive time. They are perfect for the busy traveler and definitely get you the most travel “bang for your buck”….

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Self Guided Paris Craft Beer Tour

Self Guided Paris Craft Beer Tour

Self-Guided Paris Craft Beer Tour with Bonus Pere Lachaise Cemetery Visit While we were in Paris this summer, we wanted to check out their emerging craft beer scene. We loved the wine culture but were missing a cold beer after long days exploring the city. While we were exploring the Pere Lachaise cemetery in the 11th arrondissment on one of our last nights of the trip, we stumbled upon some really neat places that are definitely worth a visit. Hence,…

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Visting Wine Gardens Vienna, Austria

Visting Wine Gardens Vienna, Austria

Our Experience Visiting Wine Gardens in Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria is one of the most classically beautiful cities I’ve ever seen. Due to the reign of the Habsburg Empire and a wealthy monarchy, the whole city feels like a gallery of artwork. One of the things that we enjoyed the most from our time in Vienna was the “Heuriger” or wine garden scene. Due to some old fashioned tax law, Vienna is lined with small wineries. If you go a…

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Travel Hacks: Photo Storage and Sharing

Travel Hacks: Photo Storage and Sharing

Our last week of the travel hack series appropriately relates to the post-travel goodies! This post is all about some hacks that we use for storing photos and saving photos. We’ve also added some bonus hacks for bringing home meaningful (and cheap) souvenirs. We are definitely not professional photographers but we love flipping through our pictures to reminisce. We also love to share them with family and friends. Our NUMBERO UNO photo resource is, you guessed it, GOOGLE PHOTOS. Photo…

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Travel Hacks: How to Get the Best Hotel Rates

Travel Hacks: How to Get the Best Hotel Rates

Travel Hacks: How to Get the Best Hotel Rates Whether it’s a five star resort or a cheap motel, booking hotels is just kind of a crap shoot. It’s always hard to know if you’re getting a good deal. Not to mention, those Yelp pictures of stained sheets or dirty bathrooms are hard to ignore. All of this noise leaves you second guessing your decision and procrastinating the purchase. Needless to say, we all face these same issues. I am…

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Travel Hacks: Why You Should Travel with a Sheet

Travel Hacks: Why You Should Travel with a Sheet

As part of our “Travel Hack” series, we wanted to discuss one of our favorite packing tips. This packing travel hack is kind of unusual but hear us out. During our trip to France, we took a bed sheet. We both only traveled carry ons but one of our “must haves” was a queen sized cotton sheet. These are some reasons why a bed sheet is going on every trip with us from now on. Napping in Parks One of…

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Travel Hacks for Google Maps

Travel Hacks for Google Maps

Travel Hacks Series: Google Maps NEW POST SERIES ALERT! This month, it will be all about Travel Hacks. We will be posting once per week about some budget-saving tricks that we have found handy during our travels. While we don’t claim to be experts, we just wanted to share some things that work for us! Tom and I are self-proclaimed map lovers. We love Google Maps and often find ourselves zooming in and out just daydreaming about faraway locations or…

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A Guide to Breweries in Boston

A Guide to Breweries in Boston

  A Guide to Breweries in Boston Happy Picnic Wednesday! This week, we take on one of our favorite topics: Breweries in Boston. We are true craft beer lovers and we have spent many weekends checking out new breweries and returning to our favorites. From Sam Adams to Harpoon, Boston has a craft beer tradition. Bostonians are serious about good beer. We hope you can check out some of these breweries during your next visit to Beantown. Use this interactive…

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A Map of the Best Pizza in Boston, MA

A Map of the Best Pizza in Boston, MA

  One of our favorite parts of being Boston transplants is the surplus of awesome Pizza choices. From New York style slices to sourdough crusted flatbreads, Boston has it all and does it well. Check out some of our favorite local spots to grab a slice. We have included ratings (1-10) and commentary on the setting (whether it’s best to “grab and go” or “sit and enjoy”). We have also included an interactive map above. Enjoy your pizza quest and…

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How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Paris

How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Paris

Staying away from tourist traps is important to create memorable experiences. Paris, being one of the most visited cities in the world, is full of these tourist traps. Tourist traps are known for being overpriced and low quality. To steer clear of these, it take some research and preparation before your trip. Here are some of the tips and tricks we used during our trip to steer clear of the scams: 1. Stay in a neighborhood Staying in a neighborhood…

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