Still Celebrating

Today is the continuation of my birthday celebration. If you missed the first post, click here to check out how things began. The day after my birthday, we decided to go to Salzburg, Austria. I assumed Salzburg was a smaller city like Cesky, but it’s fairly big. The weather was hot and the tourism ran [...]

A Week Long Birthday Celebration!

For my 50th birthday, we rented an apartment in Waldkirchen, Germany near the Austrian and Czech Republic borders. It was a perfect location since we had planned to visit three big cities: Český Krumlov, Czech Republic; Salzburg, Austria; and Munich, Germany. Of course, we went during a very hot and sweaty week with lots of [...]

Happy 4th of July to the U.S.

I want to wish all my family and friends in the States, a safe and wonderful 4th of July! Today is a day to appreciate being born into a free country, which offers countless possibilities and opportunities. It's also a time to reflect on our behaviors and beliefs as well as respecting those who have [...]

Hidden Gems in Germany

Today I'm going to take you to a few hidden gems we visited over Easter vacation. I'm always looking for those different places that aren't overrun by tourists. The little towns tucked away in the hills or by the sea. We had such a lousy winter that we were ready to take off to someplace [...]

Trippin’ to Tuscany – Part 2

This week is a continuation of our Tuscany Trip. If you haven’t already, head on over to the Trippin’ to Tuscany – Part 1. In the first week of our vacation, after Siena, we did a day trip to Cortona, Le Celle, and Montepulciano. Cortona is small town set on top of a hill in [...]