Weekend in Rome Itinerary Day 3 – Aqueducts

Day 3 Today is a chance to get off the beaten path and head to the outskirts of Rome and enjoy the Roman aqueducts.  The Romans harnessed the source of water by using the power of gravity.  Although some of these remains can be seen by the Palatine Hill you were at yesterday, the Parco…

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Weekend in Rome Itinerary Day 2 featuring Colosseum and Vatican

Day 2 in Rome, Italy Pinch yourself! You just woke up in Rome, Italy!  Now get your butt in gear…you have a busy day ahead of you!  There’s only a few things on today’s itinerary (including the Colosseum!!!), but they will take the whole day! Today’s itinerary requires pre-planning/booking!  We are all about having a great experience…

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Weekend in Rome Itinerary

Are you traveling to Rome for the weekend? With so many cheap flights in and out of the Eternal City, it’s a must do while you are in Europe.  Rome is jam packed with so many amazing historical sites, that it makes a great city to see with only a couple of nights stay…and of course,…

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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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