Living with Locks is a capsule of our lives and the adventures we have. Please enjoy each and every page and follow our wanderlust!
Tuscany had been on my go-to list for a long time. I dreamed of seeing it's beauty in person after every movie I saw showing rolling hills, romantic vineyards, and small stone buildings dotting the countryside. We arrived in Sienna and picked up our rental car for the week. Collin agreed to be our chauffeur!
I've been dying to write this post. The pictures from the few days we spent in Cinque Terre are some of the best of our entire European adventure. It is incredibly picturesque.
Florence holds a special place in my heart. I traveled to Florence one weekend 10 years ago during my study abroad program. I thought it was magical - a smaller, more quaint vibe than the bustling city of Rome.
While on the tram, Collin spotted an advertisement for a Mucha exhibit. Alphonse Mucha is one of our absolute favorite artists and we were thrilled to stumble upon an exhibit.
After months of discussion I finally got my parents on board to come visit us in Italy! Collin and I planned out the trip for months. We wanted each day to be incredibly memorable.
Collin's parents and brother flew over to visit us for about a week. We all met up in Porto, Portugal, along with an old family friend.
Collin and I are history buffs, Collin quite a bit more than me. He can run circles around me when discussing the history of the world.
Our adventures in France continued in Coutances, a small town in Normandy. We arrived at our host's chateau, Le Castel, and met our fellow WorkAway(er) from Germany.
Hello lovely blog readers! These last two months have been a whirlwind. I'm trying to catch up on posts as quickly as possible - thanks for sticking by!
Our quick trip to Paris was wonderful and I wanted to share our top tips for seeing "the city of love."
We finished up our days in London with a bit of shopping.
London treated us to cool weather and sunshine on day two.
Collin and I arrived in London on a typically British day - cloudy and grey. We thought what better way to start our London adventure?
Having thought we had our fill of Edinburgh we decided to head back to tick a few more things off our list.
Our WorkAway hosts suggested we take a day to visit the Cheviot Hills, a range of rolling hills standing as the border between England and Scotland.
Our last day in Edinburgh was filled with flowers and fire. A strange combination, don't you think?
Before heading off to our next adventure in the Scottish Borders we decided to spend a few days in Edinburgh to live the city life for a bit.
Collin and I were itching to see western Scotland as we had been told it boasted some incredible sites. We decided to rent a car in Elgin and make a day trip out of it - a 12 hour day trip.
Collin and I stayed in Elgin in Eastern Scotland for about two weeks. We took advantage of a particularly beautiful sunny day to take a walk along the Moray Coastal Path.
Collin and I weren't far from Cambridge when we were housesitting in the tiny village of Gretton. So we decided to drive down for the day.
Prague has been on our must see list for a while. Everyone we talked to said it is an amazing city that we had to check out.
We woke up to an amazingly beautiful day in Krakow. It was so sunny, which is a rarity in Europe come wintertime.
Long time, no blog! I know it's been a month since my last post - sorry about that. But here I am with a fresh new post about our trip to Krakow!
Amsterdam has our hearts. We were lucky enough to spend about a week in Amsterdam and loved each and every minute of it.
Collin and I have a very good family-friend that lives in Hamburg, Germany.
The end of our Heidelberg adventure started out with a trip to a fantastic art museum.
After finishing up our house sitting stint in Reichelsheim we arrived in Heidelberg, Germany to a beautiful sunshine-filled day.
Germany continues to entrance me with its beauty.
With our map in tow we pin pointed the next historic site we wanted to visit and narrowed it down to Burg Breuberg (Breuberg Castle).
Having enjoyed the castle and sites in Reichelsheim, Collin and I took out our handy map, courtesy of the tourism office, and picked out the next town to visit.
We knew there was a castle right up the road from us in the village of Reichelsheim that we didn't want to miss.