Traveling with a local is my favorite way to find the best hidden gems in a destination. My sister Shannon has lived on Oahu for several years and she had a list of restaurants, food trucks and markets for us to try on our last visit.
While Armenia is considered to be the birthplace of wine, it’s another spirit that the country is most famous for… brandy. Ararat Brandy is the leading producer of brandy in Armenia, and they boast gold medals in spirits competitions around the world.
Half of our existence is spent searching for obscure bars with good views, and our trip to Berlin was was comprised of exactly that. Klunkerkranich is a funky rooftop bar located on the top of a parking garage in Neukölln.
I wasn’t entirely sure what the Topography of Terror was before visiting, but as an active seeker of WWII sites in Europe, I knew I had to check it out.
During Nick’s last European tour we had a few days in Berlin between shows. Having only heard rave reviews about the city, we were excited to finally get a chance to see what the big fuss was about.
Street Food Thursday at Markthalle Neun is the mother of all street food events in Berlin. Located in a historic market hall in the artsy neighborhood of Kreuzeberg, the occasion attracts thousands of visitors weekly.
Easily one of the most powerful symbols of the Cold War, The Berlin wall divided a city for 10,316 days.
Located on the corner of Friedrichstraße and Zimmerstraße stands a reminder of the legendary border crossing of the Cold War. Checkpoint Charlie plays a major role in Berlin’s history and is one of the many historically significant sites you can visit while in Germany’s capital.
The amount of photos I took in Riga was obscene. For a month straight, I bombarded my Instagram followers with it’s vibrant buildings, charming streets and colorful parks. With so many photo ops in Riga, it was hard to pick my favorites but I narrowed it down to my top 7.
Riga is highly underrated. As a traveler from the US, I knew nothing about Latvia before booking my trip here, and the majority of people I’ve spoken to since share the same cluelessness.