So, what did I pack for Germany?

In case you’re curious about how I pack for all this travel, let me share with you my Germany packing list. As you can...

Baggallini Town Tote Review

The Baggallini Town Tote was a recent purchase made to use instead of a large Eagle Creek tote bag. I was looking for a...

What to wear in Europe

Whenever I watch travel shows I spend most of the time trying to see what everyone is wearing. Show the shoes, show the outfits!...

Warnemunde to Rostock

After enjoying our morning in Warnemunde we took the short 20 minute train down to Rostock and subsequent tram to The city center. The...

Day at sea

After staying up late to enjoy the departure from Warnemunde it was nice to sleep in and have a lazy morning. Unfortunately we missed...

Second day in St. Petersburg

Our second day in St. Petersburg was spent in the city visiting landmark sights including the Hermitage, Church on Spilled Blood, Sts. Peter and...

Russia! Experiencing St. Petersburg

It feels surreal to be in Russia yet the actual experience is just like any other major European city with the exception of signage....

Helsinki

After two exhausting days in St. Petersburg we spent a relatively short day in Helsinki and must admit it’s my least favorite stop so...

In Beautiful Stockholm

One busy day in port led to another and this time we’re enjoying the beautiful city of Stockholm. Sadly, due to our ship size...

Vacation challenges

My mom once told me that a vacation should challenge you. Step outside your comfort zone. Learn. Grow. Do something different. Sometimes it’s new...

Take a moment

All too often we get caught up in our own lives and the travel chaos we create. But the greatest thing about travel are...

Paris arrival day

I’ve been enjoying Paris for the past several days yet sadly have not been blogging about it. I didn’t think I’d do much this...

Vacation all I ever wanted

Time again for vacation! While most of my trips are relatively short  this is another big one. Two full weeks. Off to Copenhagen and...

Back to Paris!

Over the past several days Facebook is reminding me of where I’ve been the last several years. Apparently I love going out of the...

King Stanley to Wotten-under-Edge

Let’s rename this section to Hell’s Steep Climbs and Descents. The first leg is described as 6 1/2 miles of “streneous in sections” between...

Wotten-under-Edge to Old Sodsbury

The morning greated us with blue skies and a clear forecast. Such a relief from yesterday’s rain. We can expect some muddy trails but...

Old Sodsbury to Pennsylvania/Cold Ashton

It’s a solo walk for me today. Linda’s badly bruised toe took a beating over the last two days and it needs a break...

Pennsylvania/Cold Ashton to Bath

It’s the last leg of our journey as we push on toward Bath. We’ll walk a little over 11 miles over a variety of...

Painswick to King Stanley

First day of our walk. Bath here we come! Today we’re tackling Painswick to King Stanley covering 9 1/2 miles down the Cotswold Way....

Next trip is set!

The winner of the fall international travel destination is . . . . Brussels!  Chocolate, beer and french fries dipped in mayonnaise. Yep ....