• Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    10 Interesting Facts About Us

    We have had MY Travel BF for 5 months now! While we have an About Us page on our blog, we thought it was time to do another introduction and give our readers a little more information about us.  Here are 10 interesting facts about us: 1. We currently live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We have been living in the Riverwest neighborhood for about a year and a half now. For now, we are taking advantage of cheaper costs in Milwaukee compared to other bigger cities as well as living close to our family. We’ve made a Milwaukee bucket list of…

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    20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit a German Christmas Market

    When we think of the Christmas season, images of robust pine trees, lights peeking through the snow, and people cheerfully conversing come to mind, along with the smells of delicious sweets and the feeling of holding a hot beverage to warm your hands. All of these feelings are brought to life in a German Christmas market.  Throughout the month of December, these Christmas markets appear in cities all over Germany. You can buy handmade ornaments, clothes, tasty food, and warm drinks. The various Christmas  markets are different throughout Germany, yet they all bring about the same feelings of cheer, comfort,…

  • La Concha San Sebastian

    Spending a Day in San Sebastián

    Located in the Basque Country in northern Spain, just 13 miles from France sits San Sebastián, Spain. While San Sebastián is best known for having some of the best restaurants in the world, it has plenty of other things to do if 3 star Michelin restaurants aren’t in your budget. There are also some of the best pintxos, or tapas, in the world here, and although they’re pricier than in other parts of Spain, they are extraordinarily delicious. San Sebastián is worth the visit in you’re traveling in northern Spain. It’s also easily accessible from Barcelona, Bilbao, or even the…

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    Travel Shows on Netflix

    Updated: 12/9/18 Traveling is something nearly everyone loves, but obviously not everyone can travel all the time. Sure, some travelers are lucky enough to travel all the time on round-the-world trips, but most of us travel when we can. Our travels are organized around work, family schedules and budgets. When we can’t travel and are spending a night at home, we love to Netflix and chill and find travel shows on Netflix that explore different cultures, cities, countries, and food from all over the world. We decided to do some of our own “research” on travel shows on Netflix right…

  • Plaza Mayor Madrid

    1 Week Itinerary in Spain: Madrid, Segovia, & Toledo

    Spain is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe, and rightfully so. Spain has beaches, mountains, beautiful architecture, delicious cuisine, and incredible nightlife, all at a reasonable price when compared to other western European countries. While there’s so much do do and see in Spain, the difficult part comes in deciding on what to do for one week in Spain. Luckily, we’ve put together this 1 Week Itinerary in Spain for Madrid, Segovia, and Toledo. This 1 week itinerary in Spain is ideal for those flying in and out of Madrid who won’t have a car and don’t…

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    Why We Write This Travel Blog

    We know what a lot of people were probably thinking when we launched our travel blog: “Oh yay! *sigh* Another travel blog…”  It’s totally cool if you were one of these people because we knew we’d get that reaction. There are lots of travel blogs and resources out there that offer plenty of information related to traveling. So what makes MY Travel BF different, and why do we write this travel blog? We Love to Travel This first one is obvious, and we’ll keep it short and sweet: We love to travel. If we didn’t love traveling, we wouldn’t have started…

  • Fall 2018

    November 2018 Recap

    Wow! We cannot believe that November is already over. It seems like it just started! November was a slower travel month for us as we didn’t take any trips, except for going to Madison, Wisconsin twice. We looked into traveling for Thanksgiving but decided to stay home for the holidays. It’s a great time to travel for us since we’re off of work, but ticket prices were incredibly high. Plus, it’s always nice spending the holidays with family. Highlights Half-Marathon and Marathon PRs! One of the things we were most looking forward to in November was our half marathon and…

  • Budapest

    Traveling to Buda and Pest aka Budapest

    Traveling to Budapest is a dream for many people, and it’s a place that tops many people’s travel lists. If it isn’t on the top of your’s, put it there! Hungary was the first country we visited in eastern Europe, and it was one of our favorites. Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and is rich in history, architecture, and culture. The food in Budapest is outstanding, and the nightlife is great. Everything you could possibly want on a trip to Europe is in Budapest. Plus, traveling to Budapest is a lot cheaper than western Europe!…

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    Great Gifts for People Who Love to Travel

    With the end of the year and holiday season fast approaching, we put together a list of great gifts for people who love to travel. There’s everything from travel backpacks to photography gear and travel-themed items for your home. You’re bound to find something for the traveler you’re shopping for on our list, and you might even find something for yourself! Backpacks Osprey Farpoint 40 The Osprey Farpoint 40 is our absolute favorite piece of travel luggage of all-time. It’s versatile, durable, and well-worth the price tag of $120. It’s the maximum size of a carry-on for most major airlines,…

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    Barcelona: Spain’s Most Visited City

    Barcelona is a popular destination in Spain, especially since it has one of the country’s major international airports, city life, and the beach all-in-one. Any travel guide for Spain will certainly have Barcelona listed on it. After all, Barcelona is Spain’s most visited city. It’s a major city that is definitely a place people should visit, but it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. For the time being, Barcelona is located in the country of Spain and the autonomous community of Catalonia. The main language of Barcelona, and all of Catalonia, is Catalan. We felt as though the second most popular…