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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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Mosel Wine Cave Christmas Markets

It's NOT too LATE!! Christmas markets along the Mosel, still going on ~ full of light, romance, shopping and great eats! What's not to like?

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Hiking the Austrian Alps

Hiking the Alps! An absolutely incredible experience - a 5 day adventure itinerary that tested all of our limits ~

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5 really cool things to do in Berlin

With not so little kids anymore - traveling can have a few challenges, here's how I try to make everyone happy on a road-trip to Berlin! With 5 eclectic - off the charts - unpredictable fun for everyone!

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It’s all about the Eis-Eis, baby!

Ice cream, gelato, sorbet, bechers, waffles? Who knew going to the local ice cream store would be so complex, so delicious and absolutely unforgettable!

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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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Berchtesgaden – beyond Garmisch

We stumbled upon Berchtesgaden over twenty years ago on a family vacation as we were heading to Garmisch.  Recently, I have had the pleasure of making Berchtesgaden a pit-stop on the way to Slovenia, twice!

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Discover Spring around Stuttgart

There are six seasons that we celebrate in Germany - spring is just one of my favorites. Here's some help for you to discover the prettiest of season's here around Stuttgart.

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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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Train Travel in Europe

Intimidated about taking the train in Europe? Don't be ~ here are a few lessons I've learned about this fun, easy and affordable way to see this part of the world!

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Berlin Family Favorites!

I love BERLIN! If you have a day, weekend or a week ~ you will fall in love too!

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Visit Hamburg!

Visiting Hamburg, Germany is incredible ~ here's our weekend learning all about Germany's history, new dialect, great food and the best Zoo I've ever been to!

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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!