A long layover took us to Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, and we were back in Estonia again before we knew it.
We'd been traveling in Europe since June, and the prices were eating our budget alive. We knew this would be one of the most expensive legs of our year-long journey, but $15 beers and gas prices as high as $7.73 …
One of the most interesting things about traveling for a year is celebrating holidays and special occasions in foreign locales.
As previously mentioned, Mike has a knack for showing up in cities when big things are happening, totally unbeknownst to him. Which is, of course, why we were in Copenhagen during Ironman weekend.
Other than the pope, I don’t generally think of members of the clergy living in splendor. But from the 1500s through the 1800s, many European bishops lived like kings.
After a couple of months, we thought we had a handle on Europe. Then we visited Hungary.
Mike loves going to the ends of the earth — literally. He is fascinated by the farthest points on the compass on each continent, and he had a surprise planned for me in Africa.
Before we left on this around-the-world adventure, I would've said Morocco was my favorite country. Of all the places I'd visited, I loved everything about its culture, landscape, and people. This trip was different.
"Welcome to the best market in the world." It was the greeting we received at the entrance to La Boqueria food market in Barcelona, Spain, on a tour with our instructor from Cook & Taste Barcelona. We were buying the ingredients …