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Road Trips from Nafplio

One of the best things about Nafplio is how close it is to so many amazing things to see. There are two nearby sights that everyone pretty much has to see: Epidavros and Mycenae.

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Two Days in Meteora.

After our time in Thessaloniki, we made our way to Imathia. I had never heard of Imathia before arriving in Greece, but it turns out that every spring there is a gorgeous display of peach blossoms in Imathia. Unfortunately, we … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Thessaloniki

Our first destination in Greece was Thessaloniki. I know, I know, not where most first time tourists to Greece visit. But, we aren’t like most tourists. Or, at least that is what we like to tell ourselves. Thessaloniki was founded … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Cancun

As if we hadn’t already spent enough time in Mexico this year (and not nearly enough time in countries other than the U.S. and Mexico), we returned to Cancun, Mexico for two weeks in August. The grand plan was to … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Mexico City

Yeah, yeah, we were only there two weeks and we will definitely be going back, but you just know we have thoughts. Mexico City can be done very cheaply. You can get amazing street tacos for a mere seven pesos … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Mexico City

So, we recently spent two weeks in Mexico City. It was fantastic. Clean, safe, and plenty to do. So, what should you do there? Well, here are a few of our favorite things. Eat. Yes, eat. The food is fantastic. … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Spain

Although we spent over two months in Spain, much of what we did wasn’t blog worthy. (And, as you well know, my standards for what is blog worthy don’t even come close to Elaine’s standards for what is sponge worthy … Continue reading

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Day Trip from Madrid to Segovia

So, we already told you about our day trip to Toledo. Now, let us tell you about our favorite day trip from Madrid. It was to a town called Segovia. Segovia is a small town (about 50K people) about an … Continue reading

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Day Trip from Madrid to Toledo

So, due to a variety of factors (stupid covid, Spanish holidays, etc.), we ended up spending something like twelve days in Madrid during our seven or so weeks in Spain. Which is a lot of time in Madrid. A lot.

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Would you look at those knockers!

Hey!  Get your head out of the gutter (I’m talking to you dad)….this post is about the famous door knockers of Cartagena. Cartagena is yet another UNESCO world heritage site.  I don’t think the doors or the door knockers were … Continue reading

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