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

THE Rome Trip

Full caps on THE in the title because we did it big.  Tour of the Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel, and the big surprise to me was Rafael's hall of paintings. Simply amazing and to be able to share the experience with two people we truly enjoy spending time with was a big bonus. … Continue reading THE Rome Trip

November 2016 – Pompeii to Prague

The calendar in November was pretty darn full which tends to happen towards the end of the year, December is looking a bit crazy too!  This is going to be a bit of a long post so grab a cuppa tea and get comfy. The first weekend of November the husband and I went on … Continue reading November 2016 – Pompeii to Prague