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European Vacation: Germany, Austria, Switzerland (and Prague)

rooftops of prague

If you follow me on Instagram you have probably already seen a flood of images and stories from our European vacation throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland and The Czech Republic. Dan and I started planning this trip about two years ago. We originally planned to go last summer and a few unexpected house projects forced us to push the trip back a year – isn’t adulting and home ownership fun? Ha! During the planning phase we knew this trip would possibly serve as an anniversary/babymoon trip as well, seeing as how we always knew we wanted to do another big trip before starting a family. I learned so much throughout this planning and traveling process, including how much actually goes into planning an international trip with visits to nine different cities! Although there is so much I could share about our time, I am here to share only some of the highlights (and lowlights) of our two weeks in Europe. I apologize in advance for the length of this post! I have tried to break it up so you can read only the parts you are most interested in (or all of it, if it catches your attention). Click through for tips and a travel guide of sorts…

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12 Essential Items for a Trip to the Beach

With the arrival of summer and travel on the horizon, we’ve rounded up some of our essential items for a trip to the beach. Although everyone seems to have their own opinion on what to pack, we think these items…

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An Anniversary Idea + A Romantic (Budget) Weekend in DC

Earlier this summer Dan and I traveled to Washington D.C. and Georgetown for an anniversary getaway. We had both been to the city before, but I’ve always wanted to return and explore Georgetown, specifically. I’m a sucker for quaint,…

Blue and White Portugal Inspiration

Blue & White Inspiration from Portugal

I’m continuing the travel theme while I’m enviously following Cass on Instagram this week. She’s currently in Portugal and I’ve been inspired by their blue and white tin-glazed tile called azulejo. It can be found across the country in…