Day 3 in Amsterdam – Walking Lots & Visiting the Foam Museum

Our last museum stop of the day was the "Foam" Museum, a well-reviewed photography museum. Before the museum though, we needed a lunch break. On the advice of Esther from the Hungry Birds Food Tour, we had lunch at Tomaz, an old restaurant in the old part of the city. When we asked where Dutch…

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Day 5 in Madrid – National Archaeological Museum of Spain!

Thursday night got a bit crazy, so Friday was a late start. We woke up late to a rainy day and also realized we'd left one of our host's umbrellas at the bar the previous night. Oops! Anyways, sharing the one remaining umbrella we headed out to grab some breakfast before, obviously, going to a…

Day 4 in Madrid: A Full Day of Museums

When we woke up on Thursday, I knew we had to allocate much of the day to visiting museums, and we were particularly interested in visiting the Reina Sofia museum, aka the home of Picasso's Guernica. I'd learned my lesson about waiting in line earlier in the week, and bought our tickets online ahead of…

Roadtrip Day 1 (still!): Quinta da Regaleira

If you've ever read this blog, you know that we typically take our travel slowly. Even if that means we miss out on some possible sites, we always try to spend the maximum amount of time in our travel pursuits, in an attempt to really understand where it is that we're visiting. Clearly we didn't…

We went to Bletchley Park!

Friday night I arrived at the airport in London (did you know they have like a zillion different London airports!? seriously. look it up if you care about things like that). I was quickly shuttled down to Canterbury. Despite Kevin’s concerns, I was not abducted, and I made the trip in approximately 90 minutes. My Nana Ev met…