Monthly Archives: February 2017

We Have Arrived in Italy

This is our last trip of our extended stay here in Europe and we have every intention of making the most of it.  We arrived in Florence late Saturday night and awoke to a gorgeous day.  We have a lot … Continue reading

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Change Your Perspective

We have mentioned before that we like taking photos from above the places that we are visiting, that it provides a unique perspective that can’t be found from just walking the streets. The also is true when flying, when you … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a Few Days in Amsterdam

Once again we took advantage of the opportunity to travel from Frankfurt and took a four-hour train ride to Amsterdam. We were lucky that the weather cooperated for the most part, although we did have one really rainy day. There … Continue reading

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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland

Christ Church Cathedral (The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity) sits in the heart of Dublin in the medieval section of the city. Dublin doesn’t have an old town like many other places in Europe that we have visited, but it … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Ireland

We had a wonderful time over the past few days visiting the land of our family ancestors. It was too short and the weather was not ideal, but the trip was very memorable despite those things. We visited several sites, which … Continue reading

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One Giant Step Leads to Another

When astronaut Neil Armstrong claimed that one small step for man was a giant leap for mankind, he captured a sentiment that all those who explore have known throughout their lives. It takes leaps of faith to venture and go … Continue reading

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Getting Away from it All

With exactly four weeks left for our stay here in Germany, at least for the time-being, things are becoming extremely hectic. We are flying our mother over to Dublin to spend several days in Ireland, which has been a life-long … Continue reading

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Soggy Weekend in Paris, France

We were determined not to let the weather dampen our spirits as we ventured back to the city of love for a quick weekend trip. Although it was definitely a rainy weekend, we enjoyed our trip as much as if the … Continue reading

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The World Outside of Your Window

It is fair to say that over the past few months, the view outside of our window has changed on a weekly basis. Often, just for ourselves, we will take photos from our hotel room or even through the windows … Continue reading

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Spending the Weekend in Paris

We are nearing the end of our time in Germany, so we are planning on traveling as much as possible over the next few weeks. Before starting what will be an whirlwind several weeks, which starts with a trip to … Continue reading

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