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Travel plans 2018!

Travel planning can be exciting and nerve wrecking... here are some helpful travel tips to get you on track for 2018!

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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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Welcome to Germany

Willkommen auf Deutschland! I've written a blog I hope will calm some fears, remove some myths and excite you about all the wonders of Europe.

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Spring travel in Holland!

Visiting Holland in the spring is delightful. Here is how to make the most of a weekend visit!

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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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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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München for the weekend!

Enjoying the great city of München!

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Porto, Portugal…our OPorto!

Discovering the best of OPorto!

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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

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Youth hostel weekend adventures!

This past winter my friend Janna, Katy and I went hiking in the Swabian border town of Beuron and found the castle Wildenstein. We decided a return trip was absolutely in our future. A new way to stay while I play (travel) here in Europe was fascinating to discover. It might be old hat if you're a… Continue reading Youth hostel weekend adventures!

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There’s a travel App for that!

In this age of information I sometimes feel inundated with TMI (too much information). It seems like everyday a new "app" (Computer Application) is released to help us with everyday life. From organizing our homes to shopping lists to travel planning. The last article I read on apps said there were over 350,000, out there.… Continue reading There’s a travel App for that!

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How to write an awesome itinerary!

One of the biggest challenges to traveling is writing the itinerary. Here are a few tips to get you started...