Trentino, Italy – Summer 2019 A spa visit, even in your home country where you understand language and customs, can be an intimidating experience for first-timers. When traveling in a different country, the stress of knowing what to do, and, more importantly, what NOT to do, can negate any sauna’s potential for relaxation. When you … More Should I Wear a Bathing Suit? Here’s What to Know Before Stepping Foot in an Italian Spa.
Location: Pietrasanta, Italy Nickname: Little Athens Vibe: International bohemian for artists and art-lovers. In Italian, the word “Pietrasanta,” translates as sacred rock. That is perhaps the only possible name for a town located at the foothills of the majestic Apuan Alps. These mountains are famed for their composition and unique offering to the … More Pietrasanta, An Artist Colony along the Tuscan Coast. Here’s What to Know & Why To Visit this Fascinating Town.
First, let’s say, you should definitely plan to visit Portsmouth & Southsea for more than 24 hours, but alas, our time was squeezed due to a new housesitting assignment. Though, as you would expect, we made the most of every minute. Before arriving, we queried friends as well as total strangers and studied local Instagram … More 24 Hours in Portsmouth & Southsea, England. Here’s What to See and Do
Whether we’re in Brighton or Bangkok, most mornings begin the same. Mugs of strong coffee √, bowls of yogurt √, ready, set, go: scout available housesits √. The daily email, waiting in my inbox, lists dozens of new opportunities. It’s like Christmas, every single morning. Our selected parameters are wide to include just about every … More Housesitting Takes Us Places We Never Dreamed of Traveling. You Can Go, Too. Here’s How.
This interview is a bit different from our usual profiles of people we meet while traveling. In this case, it’s a family affair. Matt and I are endlessly inspired by our cousin Rob, his wife Julee and their three kids. This adventurous family of five moved from Houston, Texas to Ningbo, China when Rob’s company offered … More An American Family in Ningbo. Beaches, Brewing and Basketball, A Rich Culture Immersion.