Where to Stay in Paris: From Affordable Accommodations to a 5-Star Hotel

Planning to stay at a 5-star hotel in the heart of Paris?  Check our photos and experience below and you might book a night or two!  If you are looking for chic and affordable hotels, you could also consider the different accommodations we tried around Paris.  Whether it’s the excellent customer service, overall experience or […]

Experiencing the Best of Madrid in a Day – Explore, Eat, Stay

Experiencing the Best of Madrid in a Day - Explore, Eat, Stay

Another year calls for another round of cities to explore!  To celebrate our birthdays, Mr. C and I planned a one-week vacation in Spain and Portugal.  We spent most of our time wandering around the cobbled streets of Madrid, Segovia, Lisbon and Sintra, and immersing ourselves in their local cuisines.  First stop, Madrid.  Now, if […]

10 Interesting Things to Do in Amsterdam

Featured Image 10 Interesting Things to Do in Amsterdam - Be Adventurous Amsterdam City Tour Walk Canal Houses

With our $450-each roundtrip tickets, we traveled from Toronto to Iceland (5-day stop over) and finally, to Amsterdam.  From our nature-filled/scenic adventures in the beautiful, remote Iceland, it was a welcoming change to experience the busy, crazy fun lifestyle in Amsterdam.  You will not run out of things to do in Amsterdam.  Needless to say, we had the time of our lives!  It […]

Where to Stay in Iceland – Accommodations in Reykjavik and Around South Iceland

Where to Stay in Iceland - ION Adventure Hotel View

From luxury design hotels with hot tubs to hostels and guesthouses with shared bathrooms, we have stayed at different kinds of lodging in Iceland.  I am happy to say that most of these accommodations are highly recommended.  If you’re planning a trip to Iceland and haven’t booked your rooms yet, this list of accommodations could help you decide where to […]