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A Weekend In Munich

Oktoberfest is in full swing in Munich right now, but there’s plenty to do in the city anytime, especially on a warm day. We’ve placed Munich on the short “I could live here” list due to its beautiful architecture, green spaces, cleanliness, and convenient…

September 25, 2016
Travel To Slovenia
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Travel :: Slovenia

How was your summer? – Ours was fantastic partly due to this completely (what seemed to me) random trip – – Slovenia – – I find some of the best experiences come in obscure packaging – And I also find that as we travel…

September 14, 2013
Skiing In Europe
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Skiing In Europe

We found a good deal for a weekend in Switzerland, so we hopped at the chance to go One reason we went was to feel some sunshine at last! – – Still new to the whole ‘skiing in Europe’ thang, here’s a few observations:…

February 26, 2013
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Road Trip: Normandy

Much anticipated, we spent a long weekend in Normandy, France – Bonjour, Miss Dreamy – We took the Eurostar train to Calais and drove south to Normandy  – Honfleur – France and England have a long history in this region All English schoolchildren know that…

October 20, 2012
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Driving In France

Imagine my surprise when I learned we needed a driving kit to legally drive in France – Europeans know, but American readers may be asking themselves What is a ‘driving kit’ exactly? – Sold by Amazon – Safety vest (inside car, not in trunk)…

October 18, 2012
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Stairway To Norway

With a few weeks before school started I decided to take the kids somewhere while my husband stayed behind to work Where could I travel safely and easily with two kids in tow? – Norway – * * We started our trip in Bergen,…

August 22, 2012
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Trip To Amalfi Coast, Italy

Positano * I don’t know why, but the Amalfi Coast has been on my bucket list for the last few years We visited last month, and my family had to drag me back onto the plane * Positano * And the water was warm…

July 14, 2012
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Tips: Planning A European Vacation

Putting together a European vacation can be really overwhelming There are so many choices here I admit to finding myself frozen in indecision * * Thanks to the internet, we can save money (but not time) by becoming our own travel agents * Here…

July 11, 2012
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Trip To France: Provence

So it was a bit of a stretch to drive from the Cote d’Azur to rural Provence for a day trip But my husband being the superstar he is drove 3½ hours to get me there (we got a little lost, so it took…

July 9, 2011
Beach on Cote d'Azur, France
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Trip To France: Cote d’Azur

 And so our adventure in France continues… The French Riviera had an elegant retro feel to it With pebble beaches Jute mats comfort bare feet There were cyclists everywhere A reminder of the upcoming Tour De France (not in this area this year) Motorcycles too Love…

July 6, 2011