Category Archives: Travel

Paris for Easter….

Well, I’ve managed to neglect this blog for months…like about seven of them.  There was so much I wanted to share from summer.  But, I couldn’t get my tush in gear to make it happen.  And now here we are about 6 weeks away from welcoming a new baby and life certainly isn’t slowing down. […]

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Bamberg Part 2

While in Bamberg we also made a point of visiting the Altenburg Castle.  Apparently this castle was first mentioned in 1109 (dang, that’s old) and was not used really as a primary residence, but rather as a safe haven for locals during dangerous times as well as an outlook point and for protection of the […]

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Bamberg Part 1

Recently we snuck away for a couple of days to spend some time in Bamberg, Germany.  This is in the Bavaria region about 2 hours away (unless you end up stuck in a completely obnoxious re-route intended to SAVE YOU TIME but instead leaving you driving in circles to get around some construction that obviously […]

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Okay seriously…this is getting old

I’m still stewing about losing the majority of my last post I was working on.  Super annoying.  I really want to finish sharing about our adventures this *cough* summer.  Seriously, day light savings time has ended…we need to move on.  So, this time it’s for real people.  I’m wrapping up this ongoing, ever-living, just.won’t.die post […]

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London…it’s a wrap.

Okay, so let’s see….hmmm, we were in London in July?  Yes, that’s right.  And it’s October and I’m still blogging about it?  Also, correct.  Good.  Moving on, let’s wrap it up now. Our third day in London was probably our favorite.  Right Katie?  I think probably this had to do with the fact that we […]

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London- phase two

I mentioned in my last post that my sister took a lot more pictures than I did.  This morning while I was catching up on Facebook I saw a whole slew of pictures my sister took during her visit that I hadn’t seen yet.  And I remembered why I took so few pictures.  Because I forgot […]

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One of the (many) awesome things that happened during my sister’s visit was that we had a girls’ weekend in London.  Yeah, it didn’t suck.  It was one of those things that came together and I realized how lucky I am for several reasons: 1.) I live in proximity to lots of wonderful cities, making […]

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Training for a ….flight home.

Well, many ambitious people may be making resolutions to train for some type of endurance event in the upcoming year.  A marathon, half-marathon, triathalon…heck, maybe even a fundraising walk.  All of them are admirable.  But, how many of you are training for your next trip through the airport?  I am.  Seriously.  I am. I have […]

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Brussels continued…Grand Place and Christmas market

So, where did we leave off??  Ah, yes, I think it was with the chocolate elephant.  So continuing right along; We visited the Grand Place (French) or the Grote Markt (Dutch term) a few times during our stay because it was close and well…just so darn pretty!  It is the town square basically of Brussels […]

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Brussels Part one…

Well technically this is part two if you count the little “preview” I posted yesterday.  But, let’s not split hairs and just get down to the business of our time in Brussels.  It was awesome.  It was very hard not being with our families during the holiday.  We missed our families, friends, and let’s be […]

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