The Great Bamberg Beer Crawl

The Great Bamberg Beer Crawl

Bamberg has nine breweries within its city limits. Eight of them sell their beer on premises and one is a massive brewery that has a tasting room in town. Unfortunately, I wasn’t aware of the tasting room for the larger brewery at the time so we skipped that one. But from what I’ve read itContinue Reading

Tours Around Mendoza: Wineries and Big Mountains

Tours Around Mendoza: Wineries and Big Mountains

We decided to skip a formal wine tour and give it a go on our own. Maipú, the center of the wine region near Mendoza, has several shops that rent bikes so you can create your own wine & bike tour. Our host Lorena explained to us that we didn’t have to pay a tourContinue Reading

Shipping Shenanigans: Trying to receive a package on the road? Yeah, good luck with that.

Shipping Shenanigans: Trying to receive a package on the road? Yeah, good luck with that.

It seemed simple enough. We needed to have two packages sent to us while traveling and we were going to be in the Paris area for 10 nights, five of which would be spent at the Holiday Inn Saint Germain des Pres. Julie is a Platinum member with Holiday Inn because she traveled so muchContinue Reading

Chile Wrap Up & Guide

Chile Wrap Up & Guide

Our planned two weeks in Chile slowly ballooned to a month. Its range of climates and geographic regions coupled with its affordable long distance bus services make it a great country to explore. Transportation Chile is a great country to travel in. Long distance buses run the length of most of the country and areContinue Reading

Iguazú Falls: Yeah, They’re Really Big.

Iguazú Falls: Yeah, They’re Really Big.

Iguazú Falls was a bit out of the way for us and we knew that the bus tickets there and back would blow our budget for Argentina. We had already decided that we’d be making a return trip to Argentina at some point in the future that would focus on Patagonia so it was bestContinue Reading

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