Travel

One of my favorite shows to binge-watch during a chilly fall weekend (okay, more like a day) is “The Crown” on Netflix. Filled with plenty of royal intrigue and scandal, “The Crown” follows the saga of the House of Windsor and struggles of the British monarchy.
Switzerland is known to be a world-class skiing destination, but there is so much to do there when the snow on the ground has melted, and the sun is high in the sky.  I recently got to spend a week in Switzerland and experienced all it had to offer when it was warm out.
Neustadt an der Weinstraße is a friendly, festive wine town along the German Wine Road, a tourist region within the greater wine-growing area known as the Pfalz.  With its busy station at which passengers make connections to trains heading south to France’s Alsace region or north to Bad Dürkheim,
As one of Germany’s gateways to the Alps, Munich oozes glamour, history, charm and, most importantly, fun. Synonymous for the world-famous celebration of all things beer, there is more to this fabulous Bavarian city than Oktoberfest.
Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, is known for colorful tiles, locals persuading you to try cherry liqueur, sunshine and laid-back vibes. Though some may find the city to be dated, Lisbon’s underrated charm is what makes the city unique and beautiful.
Reflecting on your time as a traveler can prove many things to you. The largest factor of all, traveling has made you a better person, situationally, personally and intellectually. The life lessons one gains from indulging in a lifestyle of exploration are impactful.
The legend of King Arthur has been told throughout the ages. With twists and turns, and sordid affairs which would make today’s soap operas look tame, no one really knows if Arthur and his tales existed.
History buffs will love visiting la Cité de Carcassonne, France. This medieval citadel has over 2,500 years of history and is surrounded by a double enclosure that stretches for 1.9 miles. It is the largest citadel with walls still completely intact.
There are so many incredible things to do and see in Paris that it gets a little overwhelming when trying to plan a trip. You simply can’t miss the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre; but what other things should be on your “must-see” list?
Everyone has heard about the famous Oktoberfest in Germany, but there are many other fall festivals where you can have just as much fun and excitement across Europe.
One of the things that Europe is most known for is its wealth of palaces and castles. What may be less well known is the fact that “castle” and “palace” are not interchangeable terms, and that the main difference between the two is that a castle is fortified.
The Balearic Islands, an archipelago of islands in Spain, is a treasure trove of inviting beaches, warm weather, tapas and water activities. One treasure to uncover is Palma, the Balearic Island’s capital and largest city.
When I map out our family vacations, we plot out where we’ll be staying, what places and attractions we want to see and ideas on different restaurants we should try. However, there are some places in Europe where it’s easier and more fun to throw caution to the wind and just get lost.
When the autumn air feels crisper, the days begin to shorten and the leaves turn brilliant shades of gold before fluttering to the ground, I’m always reminded of the harvest season.
Switzerland is known to be a world-class skiing destination, but there is so much to do there when the snow on the ground has melted, and the sun is high in the sky. I recently got to spend a week in Switzerland and experienced all it had to offer when it was warm out.
It is festival season here in Germany and across Europe. They can be tons of fun but also tons of work when trying to bring the whole family. Here are a few tips and tricks we’ve learned along the way to help you make the most of any European fest with kids in tow.