Europe

Colorful tiles spelling out “Budapest” three times
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The Funky Side of Budapest

One of the things I enjoy when exploring a city is discovering unique and colorful street art. The more eccentric, the better. Quite frankly, I think Budapest is lacking in ...
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10 electric scooters lined up on a sidewalk
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Beware the E-Scooters: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

There are many ways to get around in Budapest. In addition to an extensive metro system, there are taxis, buses, trams, trains, and bicycles. There is even a chairlift to ...
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Hallway with marble columns and filigree details
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Sintra, Portugal – Stunning and Sublime

One of the best things about traveling full-time is discovering awesome new places. Sintra, Portugal, was such a place. This enchanting town, less than one hour from Lisbon, is brimming ...
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Six fauns holding lights on a building
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The Beauty of Budapest in 50 Photos

In January 2020, Steve broke his pelvis while skiing in Bulgaria. What was meant to be a three-week winter-wonderland ski trip turned into twelve weeks of pain and disappointment. By ...
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Large indoor pool surrounded by palm trees
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Therme Bucuresti: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

Are you thinking of visiting Bucharest when the pandemic is over? Great! You’ll love it. Along with seeing the Palace of Parliament, Herăstrău Lake and Park, and the Cărturești Carusel ...
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The Musée d’Orsay as seen from the right bank of the River Seine
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Paris’s Musée d’Orsay: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

Ah, Paris! The City of Lights! What should you do while visiting this fabled city? Climb the Eiffel Tower, peruse great art at the Louvre, stroll along the Seine? Absolutely ...
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The Petit Trianon
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The Magnificent Estate of Versailles: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

When Steve and I began our full-time travels in 2018 the first two cities we visited were Barcelona and Paris. Talk about setting the bar high. Between these two cities, ...
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A toy hedgehog sitting in a toy car
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Zagreb’s Museum of Broken Relationships: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

In the summer of 2018, Steve and I visited Croatia’s capital city of Zagreb. We loved exploring the various museums, relaxing at Jarun Lake, visiting our first cat café, and ...
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A man looking inside his suit coat’s inner pocket
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Pickpocketed In Barcelona: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

When you repeatedly hear that you are in the pickpocket capital of the world, TAKE IT SERIOUSLY. Despite the warnings, Steve was confident that if he kept his wallet in ...
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Paris’s Cemetery Montmartre
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Paris’s Cemetery Montmartre: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

When Steve and I started traveling in 2018 the first two cities we spent a long time in were Barcelona and Paris. Talk about setting the bar high. Between these ...
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