Paros Travel Guide

Welcome to our Paros travel guide!  Paros was one of our favorite destinations from our Europe trip.  Pristine beaches, delicious food, pretty towns, and fun nightlife, it has everything you need for the ultimate Greek island getaway!  We were lucky enough to explore the island with a local who knows it inside and out so […]

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Amoudi Bay, a must in Santorini

Amoudi Bay is a must when in Santorini! We are both absolutely obsessed with the ocean and always will be.  That is why this discovery ended up being our favorite part of our time on Santorini island.  Of course, there is nothing in terms of beauty that rivals watching the sun go down from the […]

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Pros and Cons of staying in Perissa while visiting Santorini

Santorini is undoubtedly one of the most famous islands in the world and, that fame is well deserved.  It is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea.  Its shape and incredible landscape was formed after a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC.  It is best known for its dramatic cliff views over […]

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Traveling Australia – First impressions of Sydney

Traveling Australia is an experience of a lifetime! We have now been in Sydney for 2 months and it absolutely feels like home.  We could both see ourselves living very happily here if only it weren’t so far away from everyone we love back home.  There will be many posts in the future about this […]

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Guide to Nice on a backpacker budget

Welcome to our guide to Nice on a backpacker budget! Nice is an absolute gem within the French Riviera.  We absolutely loved our time here and already can’t wait for the next time we’ll get to visit.  Nice is well known for being a fancier tourist destination.  The French Riviera in general is known to […]

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Top free attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in all of Europe.  It is big, busy, and full of sights to see and activities to do.  With that being said, visiting all the top attractions can quickly blow a backpacker’s budget.  That is why we have made a list of our favorite free attractions in […]

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Health and fitness expectations vs realities while traveling, and how to adjust

Four months ago, two athletic therapists/personal trainers left home on the adventure of a lifetime. While exploring some of the most beautiful places this world has to offer, we also had every intention of staying in the best shape possible. Needless to say, things don’t always go as planned. Here are some of the lessons […]

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Guide to spending 48 hours in Altea, Spain

Altea is a small, quiet oceanside town on the Spanish costa blanca.  From the moment we stepped off the bus, we knew we would like it here.  Our first impression was that it felt like a mix of Lagos and the Greek cycladic islands.  It has the small town vibe that Lagos had combined with […]

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Guide to spending 1 day in Alicante, Spain

Alicante was our first stop in Spain.  After a total of 15 hours on buses, and a short stopover in Seville, we made it from Lagos to Alicante.  We did not know much about the city of Alicante other than it seemed like a nice place to stop on our way to Barcelona.  It turned […]

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How to spend 3 days in Lisbon,Portugal

3 full days was the perfect amount of time, in our opinion, to discover Lisbon as well as some nearby gems.  The first day was the one where we moved around the least.  We started our day with coffee and a pastry in Lisbon’s main square called Praça do Comércio.  It is a beautiful, colorful […]

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