• Europe,  Travel

    PhotoPhiles: Cinque Terre, Italy – The Italian Riviera

      It’s hard to pick the most breathtaking spot in a country full of them, but this is one part of Italy that will truly wow you into submission. On the coast of the Italian Riviera, in the Liguria region, Cinque Terre or “The Five Lands” comprises…

  • Europe,  Portugal

    Five Tips for Visiting Lisbon, Portugal

    The oldest capital in Western Europe, Lisboa seems to have been neglected on the tourist circuit for quite some time, but is now a hot spot, mainly because of its warmer weather and cheaper prices. We spent one week in…

  • Europe,  France

    48 Hours in Lyon, France

    Rich Food, Playful Puppets, River Walks & Hidden Passageways The third largest city in France, Lyon is constantly in the shadows of big sister Paris, 300 miles to the northwest. In recent years, however, its gained notable attention as the “gastronomic…

  • Europe,  France

    48 Hours in Dijon and Burgundy – France

    Arriving in the Gothic town of Dijon by train, we were happy to be away from the hustle and grandiosity of the City of Lights. We had 48 hours to explore this city and its surrounding Burgundy region. Subscribe to our Big…

  • Europe,  France,  Travel

    Paris Sans Cars: Less Polluted, Still Hectic

    Paris’ streets are a beautiful mess—a perfect storm of cars, buses, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, walkers, strollers, and runners. During our time walking (and biking) the city streets, we witnessed near-accidents nearly every half hour: buses nearly side-swiping cyclists, pedestrians…

  • Europe,  Travel

    Iceland Spotlight: Aurora Reykjavik Northern Lights Center

    Iceland may be best known for its glaciers, volcanoes, and, lagoons (and possibly even elves and trolls, too!), but it’s also a prime spot to witness one truly spectacular phenomenon: the Northern Lights, aka Aurora Borealis. The jaw-dropping display is not always visible…

  • Europe,  PhotoPhiles,  Travel

    PHOTOPHILES: ICELAND EDITION

    Big and Small Travel have arrived in Iceland. We have picked the best pictures for our Iceland PhotoPhiles edition. An Iceland favorites post of specific attractions is forthcoming as well. Enjoy the pics of this volcanic wonder known as Iceland.…

  • Europe,  Travel

    Fight For Your Right: Get AirHelp

    Let’s start this off with a little gratitude: Flying is a thrill. It’s a helluva privilege. And it’s a truly unbelievable thing—something we have to remind ourselves of constantly as we sit in that (hopefully) sanitized fabric seat, our knees…