24 Hours in Magical Salzburg with Kids

Just a thirty minute taxi ride from Bavaria and we had arrived in Salzburg.  But I hadn’t prepared myself for quite how quickly this city would capture my heart, make me feel like we were in a land straight out of the pages of a fairytale, and have me dreaming up another visit before we’d even left. 1,214 more words


Rest Stop: Hampton Inn - Naples, Florida

Sandy, sleepy, and sunburnt, we arrived in Naples, Florida, for the night.  Hampton Inn is  huge step up from the Super 8/Days Inn type hotel we’d been staying in, and we had a nice, clean room in Naples. 52 more words

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Park #8 Great Smoky Mountains

When we arrived most of the park was actually closed . . . for a hurricane. I bet there are not many times this can be said for a park in Tennessee. 145 more words

We did what?

We’ve realized a couple things since on the road the last month.

#1. The road is really rough on a trailer. We thought it would not be any tougher than the seas we had experienced on our sailing adventure. 723 more words

In which the girl learns that one must hike with her eyes open

Onwards and northwards to Wanaka! Another South Island town nestled by a lake and surrounded by mountains, it’s the scrappy younger sister of Queenstown. All the fun and prettiness with lots less tourists and craziness. 890 more words

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Getaway with the Grand Parents - The Reef and a Roadtrip

Day four (Tuesday) of our holiday in Port Douglas and Amanda and I went out scuba diving on the Agincourt Reef with Calypso Reef Cruises… 1,399 more words

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Kentucky Distilled: National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sample the spirit of Kentucky during September…National Bourbon Heritage Month.  Throughout the United States, the month of September marks the annual celebration of bourbon as America’s “Native Spirit”. 89 more words