The silhouette of Cologne Cathedral at dusk

The Perfect Weekend in Cologne

The city of Cologne (Köln in German) brings to mind two things immediately – the magnificent cathedral, and its legendary Christmas markets. But a whole trove of other treasures to see and experience awaits at any time of the year – more than you can fit into just a weekend … Read More

Wasserturm Hotel in Cologne – a dog-friendly review!

From a 19th century water tower to a new trendy hotspot, the Wasserturm (water tower) Hotel in Cologne welcomes guests to live a bit of history. Today, it’s not only a gorgeous and unique Hilton hotel, it’s also one that welcomes dogs! That’s all we needed to know to book … Read More

Staying in a Hotel With Your Dog – Top Tips!

Traveling with your dog can be a rewarding experience for both of you, creating great memories, and new experiences. But staying in a hotel with your dog can come with its own set of challenges, and many people shorten their travel or don’t travel at all because they are worried … Read More

How to fly with your dog in cabin – Top tips for 2024

More than a third of pet owners say they would never travel without their pets, and almost 2 million pets will fly on a commercial airline this year! This article will tell you all you need to know about how to fly with your dog in cabin! There are many … Read More

A view of the entrance to the Nuremberg art bunker and castle in the background

Digging Up the Secrets of the Nuremberg Art Bunker

As a die-hard art nerd and history lover, the anticipation of taking a tour of the Nuremberg Art Bunker almost killed me! On my first trip to Nuremberg I didn’t buy tickets in advance. Huge mistake. I stood watching while everyone in front of me got in, and I was … Read More

The grave of Gen. Patton marked with a white cross and red roses

Visit General Patton’s Grave in Luxembourg

One of the most consequential figures of World War II, and one of its greatest generals does not lie in Arlington National Cemetery. General George Patton’s grave can be found in the country of Luxembourg, just outside its capital, Luxembourg City. Why would one of America’s greatest World War II … Read More

The interior of the Fara Church in Poznan Poland

15 Amazing Things to See in Poznań, Poland!

Poland remains under the radar for most European travelers, and even for those who have discovered this beautiful, affordable destination, Poznań usually doesn’t make the itinerary. Boy is everyone missing out! But there is no shortage of things to see in Poznań and all kinds of reasons that Poland’s first … Read More

Petranima Wellness in Trulli – Puglia Paradise with your Dog!

Petranima Wellness in Trulli won our hearts immediately. After much deliberation, we decided to find somewhere outside of the city for this stay. There were many awesome hotels right in the historic center of Ostuni, but a new trend has seen the transition of old farmhouses (many with the distinctive … Read More

Ostuni the White City is Your Gateway to Puglia

Ostuni, the White City. It sounds like Game of Thrones meets the Wizard of Oz and it’s every bit as evocative and romantic as it sounds! What your stay in Ostuni will look like depends on a few things. Will you be in Ostuni only, or do you want to … Read More

When Ancestry Travel Guides You

Here’s why, if you have a little extra time in Europe, and if you have ancestry there, you might want to make an off-the-beaten-trail pit stop. My ancestry travel has taken me to a couple tiny towns, and not-so-tiny towns where the experience of walking in the footsteps of those … Read More