Babenhausen, DE

On a cold but sunny, blue-skied day this past winter, wetook a drive to the town of Babenhausen. Babenhausen obtained city rights way back in the year 1295 –720 years ago this year – and […]

The Castle Visits of 2016

2016 was, among other things, a year of castles for us. Turns out we got to see a total of 28 castles in 8 different countries, which so far is a record for us. Some […]

Iceland is Hot!

This is not your average blog post on Iceland with tips on visiting the Blue Lagoon or the Gullfoss waterfall. There are plenty of those out there already. Instead, in this post you will find […]

These Go To Eleven

The Elfstedentocht. Ever heard of it? No, neither had we until we were planning a trip to the Netherlands. The Elfstedentocht, or Eleven Cities Tour, is an ice-skating race around – you guessed it – […]

A Vision in Belgrade

We discovered the wonder that is the Eurovision Song Contest while vacationing in Lake Bled, Slovenia back in 2012. Ever since then, we’ve tried to watch it in a different European country each year. In […]

REALITY CZECH- Czech Republic

Since moving to Germany in 2011, I have spent my birthday in a different European country each year. In 2011 it was Germany, followed by Italy and San Marino in 2012 (yup, I spent my […]

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Babenhausen, DE

By Sean / August 8, 2018

On a cold but sunny, blue-skied day this past winter, wetook a drive to the town of Babenhausen. Babenhausen obtained city rights way back in the year 1295 –720 years ago this year – and […]

The Castle Visits of 2016

By Sean / April 27, 2017

2016 was, among other things, a year of castles for us. Turns out we got to see a total of 28 castles in 8 different countries, which so far is a record for us. Some […]

Iceland is Hot!

By Sean / December 29, 2016

This is not your average blog post on Iceland with tips on visiting the Blue Lagoon or the Gullfoss waterfall. There are plenty of those out there already. Instead, in this post you will find […]

These Go To Eleven

By Sean / October 25, 2016

The Elfstedentocht. Ever heard of it? No, neither had we until we were planning a trip to the Netherlands. The Elfstedentocht, or Eleven Cities Tour, is an ice-skating race around – you guessed it – […]

A Vision in Belgrade

By Sean / February 2, 2016

We discovered the wonder that is the Eurovision Song Contest while vacationing in Lake Bled, Slovenia back in 2012. Ever since then, we’ve tried to watch it in a different European country each year. In […]

REALITY CZECH- Czech Republic

By Sean / January 2, 2016

Since moving to Germany in 2011, I have spent my birthday in a different European country each year. In 2011 it was Germany, followed by Italy and San Marino in 2012 (yup, I spent my […]

2015 at a Glance

By Sean / December 30, 2015

In 2015, it felt like we slowed down our travels quite a bit. Instead of doing long weekends away every other week or so, we did more weeklong trips and more day trips. Despite what […]

Amalfi Coast

By Sean / August 7, 2015

A while back, I had an unexpected opportunity to take a couple of days off before a long holiday weekend. Quickly looking over the long list of places we’d like to go, we settled on […]

The Candy Bomber, Frankfurt, DE

By Sean / April 2, 2015

Continuing the theme I wrote about in the last post (LINK), shortly after our trip to Berlin we took a ride to see the Berlin Airlift Memorial near Frankfurt Airport. After World War II, the […]