memories

Scotland is a gorgeous country to visit any time of the year, but fall makes the following cities the perfect backdrop for your autumn adventures!
Edinburgh
There is something vital lacking in many service members, and that is curiosity of life outside of America’s borders. The first time I directly noticed this was during a training exercise in Japan.
PCSing is a major hurdle to jump no matter your age, whether you have done it a thousand times, or it’s your first time leaving home. Things become even more complicated once you go off to college.
Why not meet some awesome people who love to hang out and play cornhole on this first ever, 5-day “Cornhole Ocean Cruise”? It's guaranteed to create silly memories that will last a lifetime and you will get to play the world’s best backyard game.
Grab your passports and pack your bags for a weekend in the Alsace. Discover beautiful cities, quaint villages, preserved castles, renowned wine and delicious cuisine in this diverse region of eastern France.
Strasbourg
Journaling is a fantastic way to save memories and jot down thoughts from the day. While a simple ballpoint pen and paper are classic, it can be fun to stray away from that and get more creative by experimenting with fun supplies and prompts!
Supplies
The heart of Germany’s beloved Garmisch-Partenkirchen will host the first Wanderlust Festival in Europe, September 13-15, 2019.
The heart of Germany’s beloved Garmisch-Partenkirchen will host the first Wanderlust Festival in Europe, September 13-15, 2019.
A military career means moving and sometimes it means moving right away. The surprise PCS is one of the most dreaded events because it turns your world upside down with very little time to adapt, a million questions to answer, and no time to get everything done. 
When in Scotland, you can’t escape the land’s wild beauty. It’s untamed, unruly, and absolutely breathtaking. I highly recommend taking a few days away from the history of the cities to hike and wander about the highlands. But, as with all things Mother Nature, you need to be smart about it.
Let me begin by saying that yes, I am well aware that I am truly blessed to be healthy and live in a foreign country where travel is easily accessible. I also know I should be thankful that I can afford to travel and go trotting around Europe like it’s nothing. Paris for the weekend?
Summer lives in our imaginations throughout the year because it nourishes our souls. The warmth ... the fun ... the sheer deliciousness. But mostly, the luxury of time, unbounded by school. Time to explore, to make new friends, to lie on your back and watch the clouds billow.
Crystal clear water, delightful lake view restaurants, picturesque castles and adventurous activities are memories in the making that can be found in Lake Garda. This beautiful lake, situated in northern Italy, shares its shoreline with the provinces of Verona, Brescia and Trentino.
It’s easy to get caught up in seeing the major cities in Germany. There are so many choices of dynamic and iconic cityscapes. One would be remiss if they overlooked spending a day in the charming city of Würzburg.
ABOUT THE CITY
Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country was also challenge. We were embracing civilian life for the first time after his transition out of the army.
Once the capital of an empire that encompassed much of the ancient world, and the home of the Pope, Rome is full of historical sites to visit — history is literally around the corner.