no travel required: #frifotos

With the kick-off of #LTFrancais a mere two weeks from today (!!!!), we’ve been doing some major reflecting. This is appropriate, given that today’s Frifoto’s theme is mirrors. For those of you who have been with us for awhile, you know that almost one year ago today, we were busy falling in love with Switzerland. Yes, it was our first official LT adventure, and, as such, it will always be near & dear to our hearts. In honor of Switzerland–and in honor of Frifotos–we dug out this old selfie, taken in our mirror at the Hotel Ermitage in Verbier.  And really, while we’re at it, we might as well throw in a few more from the…

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no travel required: #frifotos

Oh man, two #frifotos in a row! We’re really getting back into the swing of things around here. This week’s theme: snow & ice. Pretty easy, considering last month’s trip to the winter wonderland of Switzerland. We’ve packed our recent posts with snow-filled photography, so we thought we’d go more avant garde for the #frifotos challenge. Snowflake lights in Vieille Ville, Geneva If you’re dying for real snow, check out our instagrams: @_theromantic & @_thewino And hey, we have some snowy photos on our Facebook too. xo! the romantic & the wino

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the lazy travelers take europe: the wino’s highlights

I’ve been looking forward to writing this post for a while, but now that I sit down to do it, I’m getting majorly overwhelmed by all of the wonderful things we got to see and do (and eat and drink) on our European adventure. Short of copying down and posting my journal word for word, there’s no way to capture all of the things I loved about our time in Switzerland and Ireland. And no offense guys, but I don’t really want you reading my journal. After careful consideration, this is what I’ve come up with: Bern Oh Bern, you stole my heart. You weren’t even on our original itinerary, and I apologize for that.…

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the lazy travelers take europe: the romantic’s highlights

It’s still hard to believe that less than one month ago, the wino and I were frolicking through the snowy streets of Switzerland, trying to pinpoint our next meal drink. Unsurprisingly, we’ve spent the better part of the past month regaling our friends with stories from the good ol’ days and telling anyone who complains about the New York cold that “it’s nothing compared to Switzerland.” Yeah, we’ve been really popular ever since we returned. As with any good getaway, when I think back to our weeklong adventure, it all feels like a big blur of snow and cheese and wine and French accents… but there are a few key things that stick out as…

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itinerary reflections: what could have been

We’re not quite sure how it happened, but it has officially been one month since we set off for Switzerland and Ireland. As hindsight is always 20/20, we’ve spent most of this month reviewing our glorious week of European exploration… and discussing every detail of our days abroad, natch. Final ruling? We planned a pretty stellar itinerary. Including our extended layover in Dublin, we were able to explore 6 cities in 7 days without feeling rushed (for the most part). In true LT style, we even added an extra unplanned stop: here’s looking at you, Bern! Though we wouldn’t change much of our trip, we do have a few things we would adjust should we…

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