Hitting the Wall in Berlin

Berlin is not all that close to the sea, so as cruise passengers sailing the Baltic we had to ride the rails to visit the German capital.

We immediately gravitated to perhaps the most famous part of the Wall, Dmitri Vrubel’s picture of… CONTINUE READING >> 

Berlin is not all that close to the sea, so as cruise passengers sailing the Baltic we had to ride the rails to visit the German capital.

We immediately gravitated to perhaps the most famous part of the Wall, Dmitri Vrubel’s picture of… CONTINUE READING >> 

A Basque Border Crossing to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France

The quaint little seaside resort town is très French, mixing with its Basque heritage. In the fifteen hundreds it was home to a fleet of fearsome corsairs… CONTINUE READING >> 

The quaint little seaside resort town is très French, mixing with its Basque heritage. In the fifteen hundreds it was home to a fleet of fearsome corsairs… CONTINUE READING >> 

Bilbao, the Big Dog of Basque Country

We could hardly visit the Spanish Basque Country without a stop in Bilbao.

Home of a quirky Guggenheim Museum – the building itself is a work of art! – a giant flower puppy, a spider mamma, a rockin’ old town…CONTINUE READING >>

We could hardly visit the Spanish Basque Country without a stop in Bilbao.

Home of a quirky Guggenheim Museum – the building itself is a work of art! – a giant flower puppy, a spider mamma, a rockin’ old town…CONTINUE READING >>

Don’t be a Stranger in Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger was an unexpected surprise!

The home of Scandinavia’s largest food festival (you KNOW we took full advantage of that!), the best-kept wooden houses in all of Northern Europe (so uberquaint), an obsession with pony rides, and the birthplace of a modern technology – all make for…CONTINUE READING >>

Stavanger was an unexpected surprise!

The home of Scandinavia’s largest food festival (you KNOW we took full advantage of that!), the best-kept wooden houses in all of Northern Europe (so uberquaint), an obsession with pony rides, and the birthplace of a modern technology – all make for…CONTINUE READING >>

Time to #LetHawaiiHappen (And support a good cause!)

If you need a reason to get away to the islands (beside the fact that you deserve it, of course), you can feel good about the fact that your next trip can support the conservation work of the Whaleman Foundation.

That’s right – doing good for others and yourself – is as easy as… CONTINUE READING >> 

If you need a reason to get away to the islands (beside the fact that you deserve it, of course), you can feel good about the fact that your next trip can support the conservation work of the Whaleman Foundation.

That’s right – doing good for others and yourself – is as easy as… CONTINUE READING >> 

To Helsinki, Finland and Back

Blue skies above the White City of the North!

Explore with your GypsyNesters a church carved inside a gigantic rock, a huge sculpture that proves music is a visual art, lovely domed architecture, and what has to be the most surprisingly elegant Burger King on the planet… CONTINUE READING >> 

Blue skies above the White City of the North!

Explore with your GypsyNesters a church carved inside a gigantic rock, a huge sculpture that proves music is a visual art, lovely domed architecture, and what has to be the most surprisingly elegant Burger King on the planet… CONTINUE READING >>