The Alsace region of France was an absolute dream. A real life Disneyland Toontown if you will. It was like we were transported into the cartoon. Only a short 1 hour 45 minute direct train from Paris, Strasbourg is easily worth a visit on your next trip to France. We visited in December during the … Continue reading Strasbourg & Colmar, France’s Fairytale Towns
By the time we arrived in Munich it was snowing. Neither Jamie or I have been in falling snow for quite some time. It was magical when the first flakes fell upon our upturned faces. Our hotel was right down the street from the train station. It was conveniently located in walking distance to nearby neighborhoods and … Continue reading Munich: Maybe Another Time?
I didn't know if Prague would end up capturing our hearts and imaginations the same as the first time we went. Our first time here was on our honeymoon and it was something so different than any city we had ever been to before. It was dark and gothic. It was bright and baroque. The … Continue reading Prague has Our Hearts
Once the capitol of the sprawling Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna still retains the cultivated air of royalty and luxury even if it no longer commands the same territory it once did. The seat of the Hapsburg dynasty, Vienna controlled Austria as well as Hungary and more in the Empire's prime. It was often referred to as … Continue reading The Beautiful Musical Culture of Vienna
Exploring the canals around Venice is so surreal. It's hard to believe that Venice is a real destination and not simply a romantic dream. One of our favorite activities was simply wandering the streets looking at all the photogenic locations and unbelievable canals. Our very first evening was shrouded in a misty fog which actually … Continue reading Best of Venice Photos
It's impossible to escape the history of this city. Everywhere you look it is filled with ancient sites and monuments to past glories. You can't escape the history of the Roman Empire either. The twin pillars of Western civilization merged together in the ending centuries of this two thousand year empire to form the foundations … Continue reading The Impact of the Roman Empire
Can you believe it's been over a month since we started our journey? We miss you all but we love that we have this blog to update and share our stories with you.Thinking back on each individual day and marking off what we've seen and done and eaten, it feels like a lifetime worth of … Continue reading One Month Update
Brussels was the first European city we flew in to together. It will always hold a special place in our heart as the first stop on our Honeymoon. The chocolates, the fries, the beautiful main square all struck us as exceptional. We were pleasantly surprised in just how much we love reminiscing on our stay … Continue reading Brussels & Bruges