The Best of Britain and Ireland Hiking

If you are a long-time reader you know that we love hiking and walking (hence the name Boots not Roots). When searching for some of the best places to hike we sometimes stumble across cool websites collating some unique hikes that we otherwise might not have heard of. The Sole Power blog powered by Michelin is an adventure …

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How to spend the perfect weekend in Nuremberg

Ah, Nuremberg. Some of my earliest memories are of my time in this beautiful city. Dreaming of growing up to be Christkind. Dragging my Oma’s prized treasures through the chill of early morning to the Saturday flea market and then dragging them back to the apartment when they didn’t all sell. My first day at …

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The Perfect Base for your Rioja Wine Adventure

Have you ever been somewhere that your jaw just kept dropping over and over again? We’ve been a few places like this (the Algarve and Achill Island to name a few), but for both of those, we expected to be awestruck. We did not, however, have very high expectations for the Basque region and boy were we wrong. If …

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May Recap Post

May was the month of crazy. I thought April was nuts and then May came. Some highlights include not only a ton of traveling and adventure, but a new blog!!! I’m still tweaking it and will be changing hosts at the end of this month (faster site for the win!), but with all of the …

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Christmas cheer in Europe: A Photo Diary

Two weeks ago one of my best friends and I jetted off to Brussels and Cologne to visit the famous Christmas markets. We fell in love.  I’m not sure I can ever visit either of these cities again simply because the Christmas cheer was contagious throughout both. I don’t think the same charm and allure would …

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