Au Revoir Paris!

Art and Midnight in Paris On our last morning, we decided to visit the Picasso museum and while walking around we spotted some fun street art as well. Midnight in Paris We love the Woody Allen movie Midnight in Paris and decided to find some of the iconic locations today that were referenced in the movie…

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Post Christmas in Paris 2015

Sight-seeing by Bus and Boat On our last full day in Paris, we used our one day Hop On-Hop Off bus passes.  We also used our skip the line pass for the Louvre to start the morning which was fantastic.  We arrived before opening and there were already lines built up, but we were able…

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Christmas in Paris 2015

Christmas Day in Paris What more can you ask for than to wake up in Paris for Christmas?  It’s a great city to be in during a major holiday because there are still museums and shows open.  Of course, we had to stop by the Eiffel Tower again to snap more photos from the Champ…

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Christmas Eve in Paris

Christmas Eve 2015 Hello everyone, Sylvia and I decided to take a trip to France for the Christmas holiday.  It was a really fun experience spending Christmas in such a historic city.  We arrived Christmas eve and stayed for four days.   This is the Place de la République, it had been decorated vibrantly in…

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Switzerland

During the month of November we embarked on a trip through Switzerland by train to see the sights in Luzern, Montreux, Zermatt, and Basel.  We purchased a 4 day Swiss Rail Pass to use for unlimited rides.Our first day in Luzern was spent walking around along the Reuss River.  The first sight on the agenda…

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Historical Castlefestival Manderscheid

Town of Manderscheid For the 29th and 30th of August, the Town of Manderscheid holds the celebration “Burgen Fest”.  We found that it was similar to a Renaissance fair that is held in the US, but far more superior.  To start, festivities are held at the foot of castle Niederburg, and is within walking distance…

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Homies in Homburg!

Greetings from Southwest Germany! Homburg is a quick 25 minute drive from our homestead in Landstuhl, DE.  Our main goal was to see the underground mines called Schlossberghölen located under the Karlsberg Castle.  We still didn’t have a dog sitter for this trip and guess what? Dogs are allowed in the mines too!  If you…

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Heidelberg, Germany

Hello again, we are pleased to share with you all some of our experiences at Heidelberg Castle.  This trip was close to home and many of the activities were dog friendly so we brought the pups along.  The town was absolutely beautiful and sits between the Heidelberg Castle and Neckar River.  We were lucky enough to…

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3 Days, 3 City Whirlwind

Guten Tag! (Trier, Köln, Frankfurt) Our 2nd weekend here in Deutschland and we finally had a moment to leave the home area.  We decided to drive an hour out to Trier first.  Trier is boasted as the oldest city in Germany and we were able to explore beautiful Roman structures.  The architecture was amazing as…

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Hallo aus Deutschland!

Hi friends, family, and fellow observers! Thanks for checking in on us!  We have arrived in Germany and can’t wait to start exploring. First order of business is finding somewhere to live! The first two days were warm and beautiful here, but a bit hot indoors as most places don’t have AC here.  We were…

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