• France,  In Our Suitcases,  Travel

    The Roman World beyond Italy

    Traveling has brought us to many corners of the world — and one group of people keep popping up: the Romans. At its height, the Roman Empire was the most extensive political and social structure in western civilization. Subscribe to our Big & Small…

  • Europe,  Travel

    48 Hours in Lake Como on a Budget

    On our busy tour around Northern Italy—which included Trieste, Venice, Bologna, Bergamo, Brescia, and Verona—Big & Small fell head over heels for the spectacular Lake Como. With its glistening waters rippling against the foothills of the Alps and its scenic…

  • Europe,  Travel

    7 Fun Facts About the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    PRESS PLAY ABOVE TO FIND OUT 7 FUN FACTS ABOUT THE LEANING TOWER OF PISA! We hate to ruin our undoubtedly cool image (!), but Big & Small are, well, history geeks. So, when we were deciding on a place…

  • Europe

    VIDEO: See the Best of Rome in Just 3 Minutes!

    There are few places left in this world where you can casually walk through 2,000 years of history. Wandering through Rome, Italy, you are constantly reminded of a storied empire that laid the foundation for Western civilization. Around every corner,…

  • Europe,  PhotoPhiles,  Travel

    72 Hours in Budapest, Hungary

    Ruin Pubs, Thermal Baths, the House of Terror, and the World’s First Rock Star *DOWNLOAD A FREE 16-PAGE PDF OF THIS 3-DAY ITINERARY!* This is a city that shines brilliantly through the darkness. It especially shimmers at night, with golden…