Tuscany

Pisa We woke up in Florence and decided to spend the morning in Pisa since we didn’t have to spend money on the ticket. It only takes about an hour to get from Florence to Pisa so it made sense to make the trip.  When we arrived in Pisa, we walked down small streets that […]

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Genoa

Our train from Zurich got us in at 11pm so we checked into our hotel and decided to just stay in. We were so tired from the previous travel days that we just had some wine and watched a movie in bed. We had booked into B&B Hotel Genova and it was a little bit […]

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Switzerland

From Amsterdam, we got on a train to Cologne where we would transfer to our night train. This train took about 3 hours. Our night train was from Cologne to Basel. This took about 6.5 hours. We booked our reservations far in advance for all of our trains and got our own compartment that was […]

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Amsterdam

Chris and I wanted to make the most of our wedding celebrations and book our honeymoon in Europe for 10 days. We purchased first class Eurail tickets and planned to see as much as we could. That meant pretty much a new city every day. Our first stop – Amsterdam.  We arrived in Amsterdam in […]

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Wedding Reception Round 2

Since Chris is from England, we wanted to be able to share our wedding celebrations with all his family and friends back home. We didn’t have a lot of time but we wanted to make the most of it. We flew with British Airways to London before catching a train up to Manchester where Chris’ […]

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Vinoscenti Vineyards

I was well aware bc has its own little wine country in the Okanagan. But I had no idea that there were some great hidden gems located in the lower mainland too! For my friend Kat’s birthday, I booked us a wine tasting and tour for 2 (thank you Groupon!) at a cute little winery […]

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Our mini honeymoon in Vegas

For our wedding gift, my dad paid for me and Chris to spend a long weekend in Las Vegas. We left two weeks after our wedding and decided it would be our mini honeymoon until our big European trip. DAY ONE We flew out on Friday morning and wanted to make the most of our […]

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