5 reasons we know we’re meant to live in a palace

All this talk of the Royal Baby has us in a tizzy. We’ve always felt a connection with the royal family, and to that fact, we’ve always secretly thought we might be royalty–having been switched at birth and raised as commoners, never knowing our true identities. Plausible, oui? Royalty or not, living in the lap of luxury has always come au naturale to us. After staying in the Four Seasons Gresham Palace Budapest, we’re 100% certain we are meant to live in a palace. For real. Like all good palaces, the Gresham comes with a few key elements–the majority of which will be considered when we are one day returned the throne that is rightfully…

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the #LTeuropa reunion: where we laid our heads to sleep

As much as we’d love to be all luxury all the time, we’re no dummies. We adore laying our heads down on a feathery cloud as much as the next girl, but, unfortunately, we kinda adore our meager savings accounts more. Though our most recent reunion adventure took us to some amazing places, we couldn’t have done it without our signature travel move: the high/low accommodation mix. Should you find yourself planning your own holiday in Budapest, Bratislava, Austria or Prague, know this, friends: it can be done on a budget, but you don’t have to sacrifice comfort! Budapest Night 1: The Four Seasons Gresham Palace We have two rules when it comes to booking accommodations:…

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#lteuropa: reunion at the four seasons hotel gresham palace

After nearly five months spent apart, we were bursting at the seams for our official reunion in Budapest. In true Lazy Travelers’ fashion, we made sure our first night reunited was spent doing what we do best: dressing up, drinking wine and gossiping. Though it was our first time in the Pearl of the Danube, we didn’t even attempt to explore Budapest by night–instead, we holed ourselves up at The Bar at The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace for a wine tasting with The Bar’s general manager and wine aficionado, Katalin. Here’s what we learned: Elderflower is delicious.  Thanks to a few incidents during our college years (which will be referenced here vaguely but absolutely never EVER…

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european summer: let’s do this

In a decidedly un-lazylike fashion, we’ve been busy planning out the details for our grand summer Euro Tour. With our Seasonal Affective Disorders  all sorts of flared up, we need a serious distraction! What better way than to focus all of our time on four months from now when we’ll be holding hands and skipping through Europe?! After much deliberation, we’ve hammered down our basic itinerary: five countries in fourteen days. So many questions are running through our heads. Can we do it? Will one of us get left behind? And just how much wine shall we consume? Days 1 & 2 Budapest, Hungary Photo Credit: Wimdu As you may recall, Budapest is officially our…

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