We never would’ve thought that when we started to travel house sitting would turn into a lifestyle for us. But now we’ve house sat extensively and have nearly 20 house sit jobs under our belts. Our latest house sitting job took us to Colorado where we enjoyed a comfortable home at the foot of the Rockies, with the most adorable, fun, and amusing dog and cat!
Sofia, Bulgaria may be a city less visited by tourists, but we found it to be a city well worth visiting. We spent our time exploring the streets and discovering thousands of years of history. It was hard to do, but we've curated our favorite must see attractions in Sofia, Bulgaria. We hope our pictures, adventures, and map can be inspiration for your personal itinerary when visiting!
Once we knew we were bound for Sofia, Bulgaria we did a bit of research to familiarize ourselves with public transportation. Here’s what we found as well as what we experienced firsthand, hopefully it’ll help you move around Sofia a bit easier!
If you're planning a visit to the up and coming city of Sofia, Bulgaria and are in need of a city guide, then you've come to the right place. We spent nearly two weeks in city center and took in everything we could of this wonderful city! Read on for all of the travel tips and tourist information you'll need.
If you’re traveling for more than a few months you’ll find yourself needing a haircut along the way, unless you know how to cut your own hair of course. Furthermore, if you’re a digital nomad and long-term traveler like us, you’ll find yourself needing haircuts in cities all over the world.
Greece is known for its Mediterranean cuisine, so of course we just had to try it while in Athens! Moreover, Shannon couldn’t visit Greece without indulging, since Greek cuisine has been a favorite of hers since she was a child. We did our research and found several traditional Greek dishes that we were eager to try.
Shannon’s biggest fear was getting on a plane with an ear infection and she dreaded the pain she thought she’d experience. Unfortunately, by the time we boarded the plane bound to Athens, Greece her ear was still not healed and she had to face her fears.
Athens, Greece is known for its Ancient Ruins and of course no visit is complete without seeing the Acropolis of Athens. However, built among the Ancient Ruins, is a large city that has an emerging young and political art scene. Athens is budding with creative young artists who’ve taken to the streets to express themselves.
When in Athens, Greece, a visit to the Acropolis of Athens is a must on just about anyone's sightseeing itinerary! So, read on for our tips and tricks on how we accomplished this seemingly impossible task: Having the Acropolis of Athens to ourselves!
There are the places you want to visit, and then there are the places you absolutely must visit. For us, Athens, Greece was among the latter! Arguably, we have the culture, laws, science, math, and innovation that we have today in part because of Ancient Athens.
Athens has made it easy, offering a Combined Ticket, which includes access to seven ruin sites, including the must see Acropolis. The best parts are that the combined ticket can save you money, time waiting in line, and it’s good for five full days!
Every city’s transportation network and system work a bit differently, so it always takes a bit of fumbling around to figure it out, or if you’re like us, you do your research ahead of time. So, to hopefully make things easier for you, we’ve put together everything we researched ahead of time, the things we learned along the way, and a bunch of pictures to help you familiarize yourself with all things Athens public transportation.
Many people have been amazed at the places house sitting has taken us (Paris, London, Amsterdam, Budapest, and many more!) and ask us how we do it. If you’re wondering the same, read on as we share our experience of applying, being selected for, and actually undertaking a house sit in Athens, Greece.
As we travel Europe, we seem to find ourselves visiting the UK (United Kingdom) more than we’d imagined we would when we started this adventure. It’s actually not something we’ve tried to do, it just seems to have worked out that way, for what we think are two primary reasons...
In general, we try to be incredibly careful when it comes to our health, but especially when we’re traveling long term. First, because a cold, flu, or injury could ruin the best of days. Secondly, because we’re traveling internationally and medical care depending on the country (language, laws, cost, etc.), could be challenging to obtain.
Little did we know that our travels had taken a surprising twist of fate. Oddly enough, without even knowing it, we’d set off to visit three ‘competing’ European tourist cities in short succession. It wasn’t our plan, we didn’t even know there was a behind-the-scenes rivalry between them; it just worked out that our travels would take us on a route through all three cities.
Prague is known as a city of cobblestone with magical architecture, unique artwork, and an enormous castle. It’s high on many travel destination lists and was one of the first central and eastern European cities to westernize after the fall of the Iron Curtain. The city embraced western culture while holding strong to its historical charm, creating a melting pot of old and new.
At first, we struggled a bit to understand the options available for visiting Auschwitz and how to subsequently reserve tickets online, especially the self-guided, non-tour tickets. With that in mind, we hope our experience and tips can help you reserve your preferred tickets ahead of time so you’re able to experience the Auschwitz concentration camps via your preferred method.