Dog Friendly Travel

Giorgio the Travelling Dog: 6 Months in England

March 18, 2017
Find out what it's like travelling with a dog - we're sharing our stories after six months.

Last month was our six month wedding anniversary, meaning it’s also been six months since Giorgio moved from the US to the UK. His life as an expat pup is drastically different from his life in the US and it feels like it he is a puppy again. While he still sleeps most of the day, he runs around, explores, and snuggles like he’s a puppy still, despite his age of almost 8 years old. Travelling with a dog has completely changed the way we see and do things, but it has also enhanced our lives in the best way possible. We can’t imagine our lives without Giorgio! So we decided to write this post to celebrate the six month anniversary of his move to London – and to give you a glimpse of what life is like living and travelling with a dog.

WARNING: This post contains lots of cute doggy photos!

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Travel Journal

A Weekend by the Coast: Cornwall, UK

March 14, 2017
You must tick these things off on your next trip to Cornwall | Highlights from our Weekend in Cornwall | Cornwall, UK

A couple of weeks ago, we left spring-like weather in London to head to the coast for a dog-friendly long weekend away. We hit the road with our new road trip playlist blasting, the sun beating through the windshield, and Giorgio curled up on his bed in the backseat. A couple hours into our drive, it started getting dark. Then it started pouring rain. After a wrong exit at a roundabout got us lost on some country roads, we got back on track, the rain stopped, and we had only the darkness holding us back from flying down the country roads towards the end of the drive. Around 9pm, we finally arrived at our cottage in St. Newlyn East, kicking off our weekend in Cornwall.

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Switzerland

25 Photos of the Swiss Alps That Will Leave You Dreaming

February 16, 2017

There’s no denying that Switzerland is a beautiful place. Like, perhaps the most beautiful country in the world. And while the entire country is full of beautiful scenes, the Swiss Alps are arguably the pinnacle of that beauty. Mountains, lakes, chalets – everything in the Swiss Alps is absolutely picture perfect. Therefore, it’s natural to find yourself with hundreds of beautiful photos of the Swiss Alps after a trip there, and to find yourself flipping through them over and over again dreaming of going back.

In fact, we all know that staring at photos of beautiful destinations is one way to bring on the wanderlust. Yet, we torture ourselves by doing it anyway. So here are 25 photos of the Swiss Alps that will leave you in a dreamy state…or influence you to buy a one way ticket there!

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Travel Journal

Skiing in the Swiss Alps

February 13, 2017
Skiing in Zermatt

We just got back from a long weekend skiing in Zermatt, Switzerland, and I am already aching to go back. Aching literally – my body is quite sore from all of the skiing! Our four day trip involved two and a half days of skiing, two rounds of Settlers of Catan, and lots of après ski. We experienced near perfect ski conditions, two beautiful sunny days, and surprisingly empty pistes. It was such an incredible weekend in Zermatt; I honestly fall more in love with the place every time I visit!

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Dog Friendly Travel

A Dog-Friendly Weekend in Yorkshire

February 7, 2017
A full-guide to dog-friendly Yorkshire. Dog-friendly hotels and dog-friendly activities in York and Helmsley, United Kingdom. Read more on www.apairofpassports.com

Since moving to the UK (for the first time) in 2014, York has been high on the list of places I wanted to visit. I feel like I say that about a lot of places, but, York just seemed so…English. It appeared to be the perfect city break; however, as I looked into it further, I realised I definitely wanted to go beyond York as well. I wanted to explore the green countryside of Yorkshire. So when we received the opportunity to head up to Yorkshire for the weekend as guests of Visit York, we jumped on it! The best part? Arrangements were made in order for us to be able to experience more than just Yorkshire – we had the opportunity to experience dog-friendly Yorkshire!

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