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My Favorite Faschings!

It's Fastnacht/Fasching/Fastnet season! Time for crazy costumes, great parades, yummy food and lots of fun ~ Wanna find out more? Join the Swabians in celebrating this ancient tradition now celebrated all over Europe!

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24 hours in Bucharest~Romania

One of my big TRAVEL TIPS is to sign up for all the smaller airline newsletters. This can save you a bundle on specials. Usually there are stipulations such as small luggage (think tiny or backpack), not great times for departure or return flights but uber-inexpensive travel - getting me from Point A to Point… Continue reading 24 hours in Bucharest~Romania

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Inverness, Scotland ~ the Highlands

The landscape and natural beauty of the Highlands in Scotland took my breath away and left me yearning for more. Here are just a few highlights and sites to see ~

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Charming Dijon

I had not expected to fall in love with this part of Burgundy. So, I was pleasantly and wonderfully surprised to enjoy this amazing city, here are our highlights ~

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How to write an E-book ~ Write what you love!

Do you have an E-book in you? Maybe you do ~ write what you love and the rest comes easy. Here's how I got started ~

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A Weekend in Western Ireland

Take a walk with me through western Ireland exploring volcanic rocks, ancient dialects and landscape beauty beyond compare.

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Dublin for the weekend

Ireland...on the top of everyone's "must-see" list. Dublin for the weekend? Here's a glimpse of some pure Irish fun!

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Not your ordinary German FESTs

Festivals are FUN!! Here are a few out-of-the-ordinary FESTs I stumbled upon last weekend... here's how we joined the locals in this season of celebration.

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Touring the Mosel wine valley

What a great tour of the Mosel wine valley this past weekend, culminating with the Bernkastel-Kues wine fest...but I share a few more stories!

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My top 10 favorite Travel Bloggers

Ever wonder where a travel blogger gets inspiration, that's easy...great friends and other travel bloggers! This week I'm highlighting my top 10 favs

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All aboard! Scenic railroads in southern Germany

This summer we explored the different scenic railroads of southern Germany. From the valleys along the Danube to the Black Forest enjoy this beautiful land.

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Hiking the Zugspitze!

Hiking the Zugspite was an amazing incredible unforgettable experience! Here's a little bit from my latest journey

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Karlovy Vary…A Bohemian gem

Come discover why everyone from royalty to peasants have enjoyed the beauty and health of Karlovy Vary!

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5 days in Italy

When my parents decided to come to Germany for our son's graduation this month, I encouraged them to turn it into a two week visit so we could enjoy his celebration and also tack on a few days in "Bella Italia." My folks have visited me quite a few times over the years in Germany, however, we've never… Continue reading 5 days in Italy