Road Trips In Europe! – 6 Weeks Of Accommodation Reviewed


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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

Going To The Chapel and We’re Gonna Get Married, In Rome!


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Okay, so we aren’t getting married ‘cause we already are!  However, if you want to get married in Rome or would like to see others get married by the minute, then we can tell you where to go!  I am still catching up on things to share with you from our 6 week European Road Trip.  We have so much to share, but it takes loads of time to weed through all of the photos.

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Our Best Advice For Venice Italy


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Venice Italy holds a special place in our hearts.  The first few years Alan and I were married, we lived in London and that was nearly 17 years ago.  During our time living in the UK, we made a point to venture off and explore every chance we could.   Continue reading

Driving On Our Summer Road Trip Through Europe


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As we’ve described many times before, we are a family that prefers to drive when we are on vacation.  We like the flexibility that comes with the ability to get off the beaten path.

So of course, we did a fair amount of driving on our Summer 2013 Road Trip through Europe.  Actually we did a LOT of driving? Continue reading

Schynige Platte – Switzerland


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While staying in Interlaken Switzerland, we are surrounded by so much beauty, that we must see as much of it as we can.  One of the popular things to do/see is the Schynige Platte.  It’s a mountain region that’s very close to where we’re staying, and has breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.  It’s accessible by trail, or by train, so guess which one we took?
Schynige Platte Train

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Reggio Emilia, Itay – A Photo Walk


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While we were staying near Florence Italy, for the upcoming week we had scheduled a tour to see some Pagani supercars as well as the Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Dairy in Modena.  We were looking for some last-minute accommodation near Modena, Italy to ensure we had easy access to the tour locations.  We found the most adorable apartment in Reggio Emilia and the owners were very accommodating.

Reggio Emila Apartment

Our “home” for 4 nights in Reggio Emilia. We could walk everywhere and loved going to the local bakery and supermarket. There was a park at the end of the street too. It was ideal and the owners were so very nice!

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Niederhorn – A Day Trip in Interlaken Switzerland


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We have been camping on the Thun Lake while staying in Interlaken Switzerland, and it has been very relaxing.  To break up the long, strenuous bouts of relaxation, we decided to take a trip to Niederhorn.

The Niederhorn is the top of a mountain in the Alps, and has an elevation of 6440 feet [1963 meters], and the views of Interlaken Switzerland are nothing short of amazing!Enjoying the Swiss Alps
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How Much Did That 6 Week European Road Trip Cost?


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This is the question many of you have asked and I bet many of you wanted to, but didn’t want to invade our privacy. How much did your European Road Trip Cost?  Don’t worry, if you have a question for us, just ask!  We are sharing our experiences, stories, budgets with all of you.

Summer European Road Trip Cost

Not only to keep a record for ourselves, but to show you it can be done.  We want to share it all with you for inspiration, to help you prepare, plan or even think differently about your dreams and desires.  So ask away, don’t be shy.  Okay, so now let’s get into the 6 week road trip cost as we traveled around Europe, the ride of our lives.Toulouse France Ferris Wheel

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Photographs of the Austrian, French & Swiss Alps


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There would be too much to write if I had to list everything we loved about the Italian, Austrian, French and Swiss Alps.  A summary wouldn’t do it justice either, so I figured I would post a collection of our favorite pictures.
Grindelwald, Switzerland (Swiss Alps)

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