Time for the Highlights

Good evening Wanderlust-ers! After a whirlwind couple of days on the gorgeous Amalfi Coast, we are now back in our homey apartment in Firenze. It never feels like we've had enough time while hangin' in paradise, but a little R&R proved to be exactly what we needed. With this trip being quite the quickie, we [...]

Poffertjes, Please

In case it wasn't apparent from yesterday's post, we are obsessed with Dutch pancakes, so when we woke up this morning, breakfast wasn't a question. We took the tram to De Vier Pilaren (shoutout to Elana for the rec), a place that only serves pancakes and poffertjes (yeah we didn't know what they were either). We [...]

Spreek je Dutch?

Welcome to the land of cheese and "coffee shops." We arrived Thursday morning to Amsterdam, where our first lesson was that the taxis, although beautiful new Teslas, are not the most efficient or affordable way of getting around. After a 75 euro ride to our hotel (we're pretty sure Vlad ripped us off), we purchased [...]

Under the Tuscan Sun

Wine, wheels, and warm weather...what more could a couple of travel-bug bitten girls ask for? “Today we went on what Taylor told me was going to be a leisurely bike ride through Tuscany when, in reality, it was what I would describe as a level 5 biking trek up steep gravel roads. After almost falling [...]

Greetings from Firenze…

After traveling all night into the morning (check out the last post for our travel tips and tricks to staying sane on long travel days) we arrived late afternoon in Roma. After picking up our rental car, we drove 3 hours along the gorgeous Autostrade SS1 finally arriving to our first destination, Florence! Every time [...]

Forgot Something?

Ever get to the airport and have that all consuming, nauseating, absolutely terrifying feeling that you forgot something? Forget the never ending double checking and take a quick glimpse at our travel essentials.. "My biggest fear when arriving to the airport is always my checked bag being too heavy. As the more 'high maintenance' of [...]