Category: Europe

Stockholm - Adventurous Figs 90

Vikings in Sweden

As we finished with Finland it was time to board our ship. We set out as Vikings taking the next country by sea. Our instincts told us there was no danger in Sweden, only unaware...

Helsinki - Adventurous Figs 93

Ferries in Finland

A year of constant backpacking from place to place is exhausting! It’s an experience I wouldn’t trade for anything, but the trade off is that it takes a lot of work! With almost a...

Estonia - Adventurous Figs 83

What Makes Estonia Unique?

Even though Latvia was a pearl and Lithuania had it’s mysteries, I’d have to say Estonia has been my favorite Baltic so far. There was a lot more to see and great food –...

Latvia - Adventurous Figs 70

Why Latvia

We said our farewells to Lithuania and greeted the next unfamiliar Baltic country, Latvia. Known as one of the most beautiful countries in the World, it’s rightfully been referred to as the pearl of...

Lithuania - Adventurous Figs 78

Do you know Lithuania?

If you’re thinking, “where on Earth is Lithuania?” and didn’t know it existed than you’re in the same boat I was before we left for Europe. The least I can do is bring this...

Istanbul, Turkey - Adventurousfigs 73

Ancient Istanbul

Although still in Europe, when we flew from Rome over to Istanbul, Turkey felt as though we were entering a new world. Trading the common Catholic religion for a strong Muslim culture that Pablo...

Pompeii 79

Naples and Pompeii

We picked up Pablo’s mom, TerryLynn, and her friend, Vicki from the airport and drove to Naples while they caught us up on their experiences they had on the way here. As we listened...

Tuscany,Italy 83

Tuscany and San Marino for Easter

Onto the next stops in our Italian adventure! We left the captivating city of Florence and Italy altogether as we crossed the border into San Marino. San Marino is an interesting little country, being...