Five Must see Pieces of Art in Florence

As the birthplace of the European Renaissance, Florence has awe-inspiring works of art and architecture at every turn and it’s impossible to see them all in a short trip, but this past weekend, we tried to squeeze in as many as possible. Traveling my friend Kaitlin, who’s a photographer and fellow artist (and our husbands),…

The Magic that is the Bruges Christmas Market

“This is like walking in a fairytale.” -Zoe on our ventures in the Bruges Christmas market. And really… she was right. Bruges, I’m sure, is a magical city any time of the year. But at Christmas time, with lights strung from the trees and medieval buildings the whole city is enchanted. (I’ll write more on…

Food, Forests and Folklore in Finland

When we discuss traveling throughout Europe, I usually envision the southern parts of the continent, Italy, my favorite country; France to see the romantic capital, Paris; Spain to see my college roommate in Madrid; and Germany to see the world-famous Christmas markets. I never really thought of heading North to Scandinavia other than off in…