Since the “lockdown” started in Switzerland (back in late March), this was the first trip that we took in what felt like a long while. In mid-May of 2020, we stayed for one night in Monthey, Switzerland at the Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel. This was the first week of their reopening since COVID started. We weren’t […]

Venice Carnival

view from Rialto Bridge in Venice

We went to Carnevale di Venezia, the Carnival of Venice, an annual festival held in Venice, Italy. The carnival takes place each year in February and continues on for two weeks. Most know the world famous carnival for the masquerade masks, venetian costumes, and grand balls. Besides balls, there are a host of events throughout […]

Lyon, France

Lyon city

Every December in Lyon, France, the city holds the Festival of Lights. In 2019, we decided to drive to Lyon and stay there overnight from Saturday to Sunday. The first thing we did when arriving in Lyon was grab some Korean BBQ at OGAM Restaurant Coréen. It wasn’t the best, but it’s better than anything […]