The Benefits of Seeing Europe By Car

Renting a car and taking off across a foreign land can be daunting even to the most seasoned of travelers.

But, there are a number of big advantages to renting a car to visit Europe as opposed to other modes of travel. Driving is often the best way to see some of Europe’s most famous sites. How else could we have traced the route of the Monaco Gran Prix, or motored over magnificent mountain passes in The Swiss… CONTINUE READING >> 

Renting a car and taking off across a foreign land can be daunting even to the most seasoned of travelers.

But, there are a number of big advantages to renting a car to visit Europe as opposed to other modes of travel. Driving is often the best way to see some of Europe’s most famous sites. How else could we have traced the route of the Monaco Gran Prix, or motored over magnificent mountain passes in The Swiss… CONTINUE READING >> 

A Drive Through the Swiss Alps


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Massive San Bernardino tunnel, huge scenic Alps, dairy cows & waterfalls! For more on our drive through the Swiss Alps, including a stop in the tiny, wealthy country of Liechtenstein: CLICK HERE >>


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Massive San Bernardino tunnel, huge scenic Alps, dairy cows & waterfalls! For more on our drive through the Swiss Alps, including a stop in the tiny, wealthy country of Liechtenstein: CLICK HERE >>

Mounting the Alps

To make our way south to Italy, we would have to pull a Hannabal and cross The Alps. Fresh out of war elephants, we would be using our little rented Citroën we called Benny.  Our route would take us through the smallest German-speaking country in the world, Liechtenstein, and then… CONTINUE READING >>
To make our way south to Italy, we would have to pull a Hannabal and cross The Alps. Fresh out of war elephants, we would be using our little rented Citroën we called Benny.  Our route would take us through the smallest German-speaking country in the world, Liechtenstein, and then… CONTINUE READING >>

Up in the Air in Courmayeur, Italy

Where Italy, France and Switzerland converge sits the fairy tale town of Courmayeur. At the top of Italy’s Aosta valley, high in the Alps, literally in the shadow of Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc, the town has become one of Europe’s premier alpine getaways. Whimsical slate roofed structures are set amid the amazing views of the Dente del Gigante (Giant‘s Teeth).

Somehow David convinced Veronica that going on the Funivie Monte Bianco, a cable car that terrifyingly drags you STRAIGHT UP Monte Blanc was a good… CONTINUE READING >>

Where Italy, France and Switzerland converge sits the fairy tale town of Courmayeur. At the top of Italy’s Aosta valley, high in the Alps, literally in the shadow of Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc, the town has become one of Europe’s premier alpine getaways. Whimsical slate roofed structures are set amid the amazing views of the Dente del Gigante (Giant‘s Teeth).

Somehow David convinced Veronica that going on the Funivie Monte Bianco, a cable car that terrifyingly drags you STRAIGHT UP Monte Blanc was a good… CONTINUE READING >>