There’s a whole world out there just waiting to be explored. Go see it … from a bed with a view on the water!
(First in a multi-part series about our great European River Cruise Adventure from October 2018. We’re only posting now because as soon as we got BACK, we closed on our new home and dealt with moving most of our furnishings out west, the holidays, living out of two houses, etc. We know … excuses, excuses.… Continue reading Q is for the Queen of Europe’s Rivers – Rollin’ on the River
The best part of having your own plan to see the world is being able to make it fit your personal wishes. That was especially true of the “O” trip. Greg and I wanted to go somewhere romantic, European and hopefully Italian. Neither of us had ever been to Venice (well, to be fair, I… Continue reading O is for Orseolo
Before we even got to Prague, we knew that we needed to go to the Prague Castle. There it was outside our airplane window on our approach to the airport, sitting on top of a ridge overlooking the entire city. As we got out of our taxi at the hotel, there it was above us,… Continue reading Prague Part 2 – And now, for something completely different…
Christmas in Germany is magical, at least for me. The Germans are the best at Christmas markets and somehow walking around a market square sipping gluhwein and shopping for seasonal specialties feels very Christmas-y. That’s why we decided to head to Nürnberg for the “N” trip. The Christmas market there is known around the world… Continue reading N is for Nürnberg
Before I go on with my travels, I should probably fill you in on a little background about me. I grew up an Air Force brat. We lived all over the U.S. and in Germany. That means by the time I had graduated from high school I had seen most of the states (well ¾… Continue reading A Little Background — Yeah, I know we’re already partway into the plan.
Several of you have asked for more details about not packing and taking an empty suitcase. Here's what we did: First, you have to know that when I was younger I lived in Germany and Italy so I know a little about shopping in Europe and I appreciate how the clothes there fit my body.… Continue reading To Pack or Not to Pack
Here we are in Poland! It's a little unnerving for this Cold War veteran to be in a former Eastern Bloc country ... but not my first time. Nonetheless, everytime I find myself in a country that was once part of the Soviet Union I feel a little nervous. That said, the Krakowians are delightful.… Continue reading K is for Krakow – A Christmas Wonderland