Cinque Terre, Italy is a charming collection of five villages along the Mediterranean Sea. Its kaleidoscope of colorful architecture from the Middle Ages, access to beautiful beaches, delicious dining and hiking trails make it a popular Italian vacation destination.
Kitzbühel with a Kid “Last one down the mountain is a rotten egg!” Why did I say that? What was I thinking? Surely, my intent was to ignite my daughter’s competitive spirit, for my odds of a victory against the tandem toboggan team of her and my husband were low…almost nil. However, with aContinue reading “Two Days in the Austrian Alps”
His iridescent, yellow eyes locked on my panini, licking his lips, he gracefully stretched then leaped down from his sun-soaked window ledge and stalked closer to my table, prowling for his lunch.
My family and I had the opportunity to travel to Annecy, France at the end of summer and spend a day in the historic, medieval section of the city. From the canals, to the chateaus and amazing views, this lakeside hamlet nestled in the French Alps is so beautiful. We had an amazing day exploring,Continue reading “Day Trip to Annecy, France”
Prague – Praha, the Heart of Europe, the Golden City, the Mother of Cities, the City of a Hundred Spires. The nicknames it has acquired since its founding in the 9th century are vast, like the cobblestones that pave its historic center. Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and is home toContinue reading “Must See in Prague, Czech Republic”
My husband and I love bringing our daughter along on our adventures. In fact, there’s never even a question on whether or not she will come with us. We love to explore as a family and think that it is beneficial for her to have these experiences in her life. Plus, she’s actually a lotContinue reading “16 Things to do in Southern Ireland with your Child”
This is my first year living in Europe and of course I had to venture out to some of the famous European Christmas Markets. Each one I visited was unique and charming in its own way, but my absolute favorite one of the season was Luxembourg City. What Luxembourg lacks in size, it madeContinue reading “Exploring the Luxembourg Christmas Markets”
The medieval town of Kilkenny, Ireland is picturesque and pregnant with personality. I may be a little biased as I can trace my paternal ancestors back to this region, and this hamlet has been on my list of places to visit for years. Biased or not, it definitely lived up to the anticipation. Below areContinue reading “Things to do in Kilkenny, Ireland”
Blarney Castle and Gardens is a must see in Ireland. My family and I just returned from our amazing trip to southern Ireland. The country was beautiful and the people were spirited and kind…and the beer was delicious. On our six-day trip, we traveled to and explored Dublin, Kilkenny, Cobh, Spike Island, the Dingle Peninsula,Continue reading “Blarney Castle and Gardens – Ireland”
When hiking up to Hamburg Tower in Kaiserslautern, do NOT do what I did. I accidentally took my family on the extended, extra-long, scenic, scenic route. Probably added on a couple of miles for my husband, seven-year-old daughter and I. My advice: Choose the path that appears to be less traveled…that will make all theContinue reading “Hike to Hamburg Tower Kaiserslautern, Germany”