A London Weekend

The husband and I both have been to London but we didn't go together so this weekend was our chance to experience London together.  Our plan was to see a few sites in between eating and drinking.   I was in London in June 2017 and just realized I didn't blog the trip so I am … Continue reading A London Weekend

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

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

Sicily – Like Going Home

When we found out we were going to be stationed in Italy I about fell over with excitement and anticipation.  Partly because ... Europe!  But partly also because my mother's side of the family all hails from Sicily - and my dad's bloodline comes from a humble mining village in the Slovakian mountains, I'm working on … Continue reading Sicily – Like Going Home

First Trip to Rome

The husband and I decided the first trip to Rome we should drive then following trips we would figure out the train system.  It was I think just under two hours to go from our town to the middle of Rome where we had reservations at Hotel Della Nazioni.  The husband chose this hotel mainly … Continue reading First Trip to Rome

Getting Back On Track

It has been a crazy couple of months with finding and moving in to our home (for the next few years) and exploring our new town. We moved to a small town just North of Naples and hundreds of years away.  Ok not literally but the town has ruins from the gladiator era and apparently … Continue reading Getting Back On Track