Our Favorite Hotel Stays After Traveling Europe for a Year

After traveling for more than a year around Europe, we spent a lot of time (sometimes days!) planning, researching and discussing our next trip. Our goal: to make sure when we landed in our new destination we could hit the ground running, while leaving just the right amount of room for spontaneity. The truth is,…

Article Focus: A look at San Diego County vineyards + labor challenges

It’s hard to believe that Jeremy and I have been back in San Diego for four months! If you’re new here, we were living in Paris, France while teaching English. In that four months, I started working on an article for CampestreMAG focused on labor challenges at San Diego County vineyards. Jeremy is typically the wine connoisseur on…

7 French Foodie Cities to visit from Paris by Train

It’s hard to plan a vacation to France without making Paris your main attraction. After all, it is Paris. But, to truly experience the French lifestyle and culture, it’s so important to explore France through the eyes of different cities. In France, like everywhere in the world, each city has its own vibe, rich history…

The 16th Arrondissement: Best Neighborhood for an Eiffel Tower View

In the 16th, it’s all about the view. More precisely: the view of the Eiffel Tower. You’ll have your first encounter with her when you climb out of the metro stop Alma-Marceau, just at the edge of the neighborhood. You’ll grab your phone to take a photo. But as you walk along the Seine river,…

Article Feature: Road Trip Itinerary from San Diego to Big Sur for the Foodie

‘Our Perpetual Discovery’ co-founder, Elena, wrote an article for Onthe101.com that shares the road trip itinerary we created while taking our 1-year wedding anniversary trip from San Diego to Big Sur. It’s full of our recommendations for where to eat, drink and stay on the road from San Diego to Big Sur. Read the article here.  …

Visit Rotterdam: Amsterdam’s Counterpart

The European lifestyle offers many advantages, yet for me, the main attraction to travel in Europe is the ease of access to a variety of cities. A quick two-hour train ride can afford you travel through two or even three different countries, while in the U.S., sometimes you may still be traveling in the same…

Let’s Take a Walk: Exploring the 17th Arrondissement by-foot

The Arc de Triomphe may be the most visited spot in the 17th arrondissement by tourists but this neighborhood has so much more to offer. Set up in the northwestern area of Paris, just at the northern tip of the Champs Elysées, this neighborhood makes you feel like you’re in with the locals — taking…

One step closer: PCT section: Mt.Shasta to Chester

Every day on the Pacific Crest Trail is a new day to test our limits, discover an ever-changing terrain and learn new ways to make trail life a bit easier (i.e. mailing home a couple of pounds (9!) of gear we no longer need). The 170-mile section from Mt. Shasta to Chester was tough. We…