Czech Out This Horrible Pun

Czech Out This Horrible Pun

Posted by on Jul 27, 2011 in Czech Republic, General Travel | No Comments

Beer. That’s what I remember most about Prague and the rest of the Czech Republic. Everywhere we went, there was delicious beer for around $2 a glass, and we couldn’t stop sampling as much of it as possible. We czeched into the Hotel Betlem Club in Prague’s old town, knocked back a couple of beers, […]

Sadly, We’re Splitting Up…

Posted by on Jul 16, 2011 in Tanzania | 3 Comments

…for a week!  Robin is going on safari with a group of people from Gap Adventures, and Pierre will be co-leader of an expedition up Kilimanjaro. We’re each departing tomorrow and will be back in Moshi, Tanzania on Friday and Saturday (the 22nd and 23rd), respectively. We know we’re a little behind on our blog […]

Towers of Croatia

Towers of Croatia

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Croatia, General Travel | No Comments

Croatians love their towers. We’ve seen more towers in Croatian towns than in any other place in Europe, and most self-respecting villages have at least one, if not more. They vary in shape and size, but they’re all quite beautiful and unique: Some of them reminded us of Cornell’s McGraw Tower (no examples here, unfortunately), […]

Surprising Croatia

Surprising Croatia

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Croatia, General Travel, Running | 4 Comments

If you’ve been considering a trip to Croatia, do it. Go now. The word is definitely out, and for good reason. This country has everything it needs to be a huge tourist draw: gorgeous beaches with turquoise water, amazing Roman ruins, fields of olive trees and lavender bushes, fresh seafood, a high coolness quotient, beautiful […]

Hiking Italian Style (And Other Things We Did in Italy)

Hiking Italian Style (And Other Things We Did in Italy)

Posted by on Jul 8, 2011 in General Travel, Italy | 5 Comments

When we asked people what we should try to see and do while on the northwestern coast of Italy, the common answer was always “hiking.” So we took their advice and headed to Camogli for our first Italian hike along the ocean. Camogli is about a 30 minute train ride from Genoa (Genova), but it’s […]