A Quick Nordic Journey

When we knew we were heading to Europe for three years we started a sort of wish list of places we wanted to go.  Fairly high on the list for me was Norway.   Getting there was a full day of flights because I went above the Arctic Circle to Tromsø. Why Norway?  I have a … Continue reading A Quick Nordic Journey

Slovakia via Krakow

This will be a long one.  I normally pick and choose photos but I'm including almost all of the photos I took so my parents will see them.  This post will be about a travel adventure but also a genealogy tracking for me and for my Dad as it's his bloodline. The first year in … Continue reading Slovakia via Krakow

Five Days I Will Likely Never Forget

Even with my failing memory and Nonna status fully setting in, this trip to the states will be one that sinks in.  The following is the drama-free version of the trip. 4:00 am Wednesday we should have been in line at the airport waiting to check in and drop our bags at the counter but … Continue reading Five Days I Will Likely Never Forget

Prague In The Sun

Time sure flies around here, I can't believe it's been so long since my last post and its almost 2018! We did Prague again for Thanksgiving weekend this year but on our own terms instead of doing the USO tour.  It was spectacular.  We walked around 10-12 miles every day and this year the sun … Continue reading Prague In The Sun

End Of The Year

We haven't been doing much in the way of travel in September/October so I don't have any fun photos to share. That doesn't mean we have been just sitting around either.  The last month we have been dealing with some life things and working on plans for the last two months of the year. The … Continue reading End Of The Year

10 Things Not To Do When Visiting Another Country

When visiting a foreign country it's best not to:  Pronounce the country's citizenship publicly and loudly in a stupid and intentionally mistaken way.  ie: Italianios is not a cute way of saying Italians, Cheelatoes is not Italian ice cream (gelato), it shows disregard and ignorance... unless you are 5 or 6 years old.  Announce to … Continue reading 10 Things Not To Do When Visiting Another Country