A Local's Guide to San Diego's Balboa Park

A Local's Guide to San Diego's Balboa Park

When I first moved to San Diego I was only familiar with the things San Diego was well known for and never heard of Balboa Park. The park is filled with museums, gorgeous architecture (great for photo-ops), gardens, hall of nations, and lots more.

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We Revisited the Famous McGuire's Irish Pub Whose Ceiling is Covered with Over a Million Dollars in Bills

We Revisited the Famous McGuire's Irish Pub Whose Ceiling is Covered with Over a Million Dollars in Bills

Crystal and I both went to college in Pensacola, Florida and one of the places we frequented often was McGuire’s Irish Pub. McGuire’s is a local favorite and it was always a great place for us to start our Thursday college nights with some cocktails, craft beer, and light bites.

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A Detailed 2-Day Itinerary for Budapest, Hungary

A Detailed 2-Day Itinerary for Budapest, Hungary

I really enjoyed my time in Budapest and appreciated the history, architecture and quirky sites. I also loved just about everything I ate in Budapest and am a new fan of Hungarian food. If you have a couple of days to spend in Budapest, here is a detailed 2-day itinerary for you to enjoy this city to the fullest!

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We Visited These 6 Popular Tourist Destinations and Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

We Visited These 6 Popular Tourist Destinations and Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

We love getting questions from our friends, family, and readers and wanted to write about the most common questions we get asked about these popular and famous tourist destinations we’ve visited.

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The SoNo Fest Chili Cook-Off in San Diego, California

The SoNo Fest Chili Cook-Off in San Diego, California

The SoNo Fest Chii Cook-Off is a locally focused street festival that features a chili cook-off from local restaurants in San Diego. The street festival is located between North Park and South Park and it’s a volunteer run event where 100% of the proceeds go to the McKinley School Foundation.

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11 Fantastic Things To Do in Bratislava, Slovakia

11 Fantastic Things To Do in Bratislava, Slovakia

I wasn’t expecting much when I was visiting Bratislava since I was told by so many people that there wasn’t much to do in this city, but I found so many great things to do in this fascinating place that became its own country only 26 years ago. Here are 11 things to do in Bratislava, Slovakia that I really enjoyed.

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Business Class Train Experience from Vienna to Budapest

Business Class Train Experience from Vienna to Budapest

I love riding in First Class on trains in Europe because it’s a great experience for a reasonable price. When I was looking for train tickets from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary, I saw an option for Business Class tickets, which was another level higher than First Class. Of course, I had to book it to see what this experience was like. 

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Post Communist Tour of Bratislava with Authentic Slovakia

Post Communist Tour of Bratislava with Authentic Slovakia

When people visit Bratislava, they usually just pass through and stop by Old Town. I definitely wanted to check out Old Town when I was visiting Bratislava but also wanted to do something a little different. I came upon the Post Communism Tour Of Bratislava with Authentic Slovakia and was instantly intrigued. It was a fabulous way to learn a little more about this fascinating city and country that I didn’t know much about.

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12 Things To Do in Budapest Besides Thermal Baths 

12 Things To Do in Budapest Besides Thermal Baths 

Yes, Budapest is known for thermal baths but if bathing with other strangers is not your thing, there are plenty of other things to do in Budapest. Here are my top 12 recommendations on things you should do in Budapest, Hungary.

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Delightful Desserts & Pastries at Frost Me Cafe and Bakery: A Cupcake Wars Champion

Delightful Desserts & Pastries at Frost Me Cafe and Bakery: A Cupcake Wars Champion

When we were looking for cafes in Little Italy, San Diego we came across Frost Me Cafe and Bakery on Instagram. Initially, the stylish decor caught our attention, but the delicious Morning Bun immediately made us fall in love with this adorable cafe.

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Grand Hotel Wien - Wonderful Historical Hotel in the Center of Vienna

Grand Hotel Wien - Wonderful Historical Hotel in the Center of Vienna

Vienna is such a beautiful, historical city of Austria and I just had to stay in a hotel that matched it’s culture. Grand Hotel Wien seemed like the perfect place to stay known for its exquisite hospitality and refined luxury.

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The Ultimate Banff Itinerary: Best of Banff National Park in 4 Days

The Ultimate Banff Itinerary: Best of Banff National Park in 4 Days

Banff National Park has become increasingly popular and we can completely understand why. The park is easily accessible and the views are breathtaking. We packed a lot into our days and since most of the attractions we visited were popular hot spots, our itinerary consists of very early mornings to beat the crowds.

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Exploring Ships and Submarines at the Maritime Museum in San Diego, California

Exploring Ships and Submarines at the Maritime Museum in San Diego, California

We aren’t particularly interested in ships, however, we were curious to see what the Maritime Museum had to offer. We were spending the Thanksgiving weekend in Little Italy, San Diego and chose to visit the Maritime Museum located on the San Diego Bay.

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Restaurants and Dishes To Try in Budapest, Hungary

Restaurants and Dishes To Try in Budapest, Hungary

Budapest had some of the best food while I was traveling eastern Europe, which was quite surprising because I haven’t heard much about Hungarian food. Since things were a little cheaper in Hungary, I tried out some fancy restaurants too. Here are some restaurants and dishes to try while visiting Budapest.

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Taking Our Travel Stays Further with Sonder in San Diego

Taking Our Travel Stays Further with Sonder in San Diego

What if we told you that we found an accommodation that combines the reliability and consistency of a hotel and the warmth and comfort of a space that felt like a home? You probably would think that this doesn’t exist, but we are here to tell you that it does! Staying at a Sonder is your answer.

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