Since we just returned from vacation, I would like to explain how we picked our destination. We frequently let prices dictate where we travel. About 3 months ago we sat down and searched Skyscanner for our vacations this year. We like to search Skyscanner for ideas. It is our favorite discount airline search engine. Skyscanner has … Continue reading How to fly in Europe for under $50 Roundtrip
We've had our fair share with medical emergencies abroad, from a spider fish attack in Portugal, to severe dehydration in Spain, to a staff infection in France, and everything in-between. No matter what the health issue it can be quite frighting in another Country, especially if you can't communicate. I am going to try … Continue reading Apotheke, Farmacia, Pharmacie, Lékárna…..
When you travel abroad you more than likely will want to know what type of vaccinations are recommended for your visiting country. My family and I have obtained a WHO (World Health Organization) Vaccination card to keep track of all of our vaccinations. Knowing what vaccinations are needed where you are traveling is important. The … Continue reading Preparing for your trip: Health Information
Want to avoid getting lost abroad? We've found the best way to navigate through unfamiliar countries is to pre-cache maps onto our phones. We have 2 different map apps we use, MotionX-GPS (iphone) and Locus Free (Android). Before leaving on holiday we pre-load the maps. We use way points to locate our hotel, restaurants, parking, … Continue reading Don’t get lost….
A great find in Vernazza Where you stay on a holiday really can make a difference. Whether it be a hotel, 5 star Resort, in the city or in the country, do your research. Before committing to any I always check the reviews on trip advisor or the site itself. Most of the time we … Continue reading Holiday Homes & Hotels
If we are not flying somewhere we take our dog with us. This ads a new dynamic to traveling. Thankfully Europe is pretty pet friendly, sadly sometimes more than kid friendly. When traveling in the EU and Switzerland your dog must have a European Microchip. You also need to have a Pet Passport for your … Continue reading Traveling with Pets