A Weekend in the Alps

One of the best parts of this lifestyle – and a major benefit of being in Europe – is being able to travel frequently, easily, and relatively inexpensively to the continent. We’ve really been trying to take advantage and go to places that are a bit off the beaten path (for us at least).

Last month, we got a chance to go to the French Alps for a long weekend. We met up with two friends and rented a tiny little apartment in the town of Briançon, through Airbnb. We flew into Switzerland for about $200 roundtrip, and then rented a car to do the approximately 3 hour drive to the town. The town itself was pretty adorable (and is a Unesco World Heritage site), and completely fit my stereotype of what a European ski town would look like.

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Wandering Berlin

So I’m taking a step back to recap some of our travels and share some photos. Trying to play catchup, since I’ve been slacking on the blog updates!

We traveled to Berlin the weekend before Christmas for a 4-day getaway. It was my first time in Germany, and it made me want to return to Germany in the future — the people were friendly, our hotel was gorgeous, and we just had a generally good time walking around (the several glasses of mulled wine involved throughout the trip may have also influenced my happiness.).

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