Posts tagged with: Germany

  • The Best Travel Experiences of 2016
~ Carmen We recently recounted our tales of woe (read The Worst Travel Experiences of 2016), but our 2016 travel experiences were for the most part happily memorable.  So much so, we had a hard time narrowing down our favorites.  We’ve taken road trips, trips across the Atlantic, and loads of camping and mountain bike excursions.......
  • The Majestic Cologne Cathedral
~ Carmen If you have been following the blog, then you know we recently took an extensive tour of Bavaria. Stop 1- Vienna, Austria (read more) Stop 2- Salzburg, Austria (read more) Stop 3- Dachau Concentration Camp (read more) Stop 4- Munich, Germany (read more) Stop 5- Neuschwanstein Castle (read more) Stop 6- Lucerne, Switzerland (read more) Stop 7- Heidelberg, Germany (read......
~ Carmen “Rhine” is a Celtic word that roughly means “to flow”.  Along with the Danube River, the Rhine River forms the northern border of the former Roman Empire.  The Rhine is Europe’s most important inland waterway and longest rivers.  With its location hosting some of Europe’s most picturesque cities and fairytale castles, the section......
~ Carmen I must admit, I love a gray, rainy day.  However when I’m touring a city, rain is not my friend.  Although we had already experienced several episodes of rain on our tour of Bavaria, the weather we had in Heidelberg was by far the worst.  We could have stayed in our hotel and......
~ Carmen I’ve always had a rich fairytale imagination as a princess and being treated as one from my daddy.  Life, however, has not always been a fairytale.  Now that I have Island Boy as my husband, I truly feel like my “happily ever after” is not just an unattainable dream!  Our fifth stop in......
~ Carmen We recently returned from my first visit to Germany.  It was part of a 12-day tour with my middle school students and parents.  Joe lived in Germany for three years while in the Army, so he knew a lot of the “must sees”, but for me, it was all a new experience! Stop......
~ Carmen As a world history teacher, I was really looking forward to and dreading our 3rd stop on our tour of Bavaria. Stop 1- Vienna, Austria (read more) Stop 2- Salzburg, Austria (read more) Stop 3- Dachau Concentration Camp Stop 4- Munich, Germany (read more) Stop 5- Neuschwanstein Castle (read more) Stop 6- Lucerne,......
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