You Must Have A Private Cellar Tour In Champagne France!

After spending a fantastic week on a houseboat in Amsterdam, we decided to change not just the city in which we would stay, but the country.  That is one of the great things about Europe.  Everything is so much “closer”.

Vineyards in the distance

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Road Trips In Europe! – 6 Weeks Of Accommodation Reviewed

It’s time to start planning those summer Road Trips

Many people enjoy road trips in Europe and we wanted to experience one as well.  We plotted and planned our adventure and experienced one of the best road trips ever!  We spent 6 weeks on our road trip roaming around Europe and only booked the first couple of legs of our trip in advance.  After that, it was free-flowing.   Continue reading

When Our 6 Week European Road Trip Took A Hairpin Turn in the French Alps

Here I sit out on our terrace in Spain in nearly 100’F hot and humid weather, with no AC to be found, gazing at the Mediterranean Sea and reflecting back on our 6 week Summer Road Trip.  We have so many fond memories, there is no way we could possibly share them all with you, but we have tried here and there.  Today I’d like to share with you when our road trip took a hairpin turn and started going downhill.

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6 Week European Road Trip – 2013 “The Reality”

We did it!  We took a 6 Week European Road Trip and had a blast. We are now home in Almuñécar, Spain and catching up on laundry and some much-needed rest.  Now we will have time to actually write about all the cool things we did.  I will provide you with a quick summary here and then over the coming weeks we will share some of the highlights of our Summer Road Trip.Summer 2013 Road Trip - Europe

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Holiday Traditions, Even When You Travel – Paris!

Growing up in a family with 6 kids, I loved our Holiday Traditions.  It was time for the family to be together play games and eat good food.  We would set the table with the best dishes in the house and wait hours to have our holiday meal. Continue reading

What is a “Must” for places to see in Paris?

Of all the places to see in Paris, what is a must?  Well, if you’re like Anya, it’s the Eiffel Tower (La Tour Eiffel).  Even before we moved to Spain, she was talking about how she wanted to go to France, and visit the Eiffel Tower.  As you know, we spent the Christmas holiday in Paris with my mom.  There was a lot of walking involved, but Paris is truly a beautiful city. Heidi and I first visited on our 1 year wedding Anniversary and were forever touched by Paris the city of love.

Places to see in Paris - Eiffel Tower

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A Magical Christmas in Paris

While living in Spain, we want to be sure we can see as much of Europe as we can.  We usually take advantage of school holidays to take a trip.  This holiday was time to meet up with Grandma and spend our Christmas in Paris.  We had a full week to enjoy the city and fall in love with it all over again (Alan and I) or for the first time.

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