Month: September 2019

Strasbourg France Travel Guide & Itinerary Planning

After first visiting the French Alsace last year, we were well-aware of the wonders of the region. When we had the chance to visit the area again this autumn, we were excited to start planning. There are a lot of cool towns and quaint villages along the Rhine River. This time we settled on Strasbourg. Here’s everything we learned and can pass on to you. Read more for what to do, things to see, restaurants to visit and hotels to stay at in Strasbourg, France.

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Philadelphia Tours Made Cheap – the Go Philadelphia Pass

Philadelphia is an amazing city. I grew up in the suburbs and then lived in the city for 10 years. Obviously I love Philly and I was never at a loss for things to do when I lived there. Mike and I still enjoy playing tourist in our home city and giving recommendations to others who visit Philly. There are so many Philadelphia tours and attractions! It can be overwhelming and expensive. We recently started recommending a way to get more bang for your buck with the Go Philadelphia Pass. It will save you time and money when you visit Philly and help you to maximize your Philadelphia sightseeing. Lets compare the different options.

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One Day in Philadelphia – Guide for a Quick Visit to Philly

We moved to Copenhagen, Denmark from Philadelphia in 2017. Since moving, we look forward to having a few trips back to Philly each year. Visiting Philadelphia is a lot different than living there. We have to cram in seeing family, reuniting with friends and finding fun things to do in Philadelphia. Heck, we’re still using vacation time, so we want to make sure we enjoy it when we travel “home”. Sometimes we only have one day in Philadelphia and need to make the most of it.

Besides traveling to Philadelphia ourselves, we often have friends in Denmark ask us for travel tips to Philadelphia. Sometimes they’re going for work and sometimes for pleasure. Occasionally they’re even just doing a day trip to Philadelphia from elsewhere in the states.

Because our own travel experiences to Philly have changed, we decided to write a local’s guide for one day in Philadelphia. If you’ll be in Philly for more than a day – don’t worry. We got you. It can still be applied to a weekend or even a week staying in Philadelphia. We want to give you plenty of options, so you could tackle them all if you have longer to visit. This guide can easily be applied to a 1, 2, 3, or 5 day Philadelphia itinerary.

Every time we travel back to our hometown we have to think about where to stay, what to do and what to see in Philadelphia. Luckily, we lived there for years, so we know what we’re planning. That’s why we’re sharing our answers with you. Here are our top picks and recommendations for what to do in Philadelphia.

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Life Abroad – Expat Advice for the first 30 days

Earlier this summer an old friend from high school reached out to me. He was considering moving to Belgium from the states for an expat assignment. He knew I’ve been through the experience of expatriating and he had some questions about life abroad. Living in a foreign country isn’t something you think about much until an opportunity comes up.

He decided to move abroad and took his family overseas. We’ve caught up a bit more now that he’s in his first 30 days of moving abroad. Talking to him has brought back a lot of memories of that time for me. The transition isn’t the easiest but I learned a lot of lessons. I’m happy that I’ve been able to pass them on. I also decided I should share them with a wider audience here.

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