Category Archives: Travel Tips

Things To Do in Washing DC with Kids: Part Two

The day of the monuments! This is going to be more of a picture tour than word tour. As you can see, I got a little crazy with my phone camera. This isn’t even half of the pics I took. Everything is just so beautiful and symmetrical and impressive… it’s hard not to take a […]

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Things To Do in Washington DC with Kids: Part One

As many of you know if you follow my Instagram or Facebook accounts, we recently returned from a trip to the east to visit my parents in Maryland. Lula has been begging to see all the monuments in DC for over a year now since they studied a bit of government and the nation’s capitol […]

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How to Survive a Car Trip with Kids

My kiddos have traveled quite a bit for their young ages. Each stage of their lives has presented different challenges when traveling. There’s the baby stage when you worry about how to heat up their bottle on a plane or on the road, diaper blowouts in a cramped window seat, missing nap times, and ears […]

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Driving Through Bavaria to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Day Ten – November 8, 2014 On our last morning in Switzerland, we had our last breakfast at Hotel Baren, packed up, and asked Britta (our GPS) to take us to Garmisch-Partenkirchen for our last night of vacation before Jay had to head back to Munich for work. It was about this point in the […]

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A Wild Drive to Wilderswil and Hotel Baeren

Day Seven – November 5, 2014 – Part 2 After touring the Heidelberg Castle, we headed back to our car, asked Britta to take us to Wilderswil, and left Heidelberg behind. The drive to Switzerland was quite adventurous. It rained the whole time there and was dark and gloomy. At one point it started snowing! […]

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The Cadence of the Autobahn

by Jay Sandidge There are a lot of things to like about Germany especially for a task-oriented, let’s-get-down-to-business personality like my own. One of these is driving on the Autobahn. For many years I thought that Autobahn was a proper name, a singular road in Germany where speed limits did not apply. Where boyhood dreams […]

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Prague: More of the Old City, Café Savoy, and a New Destination

Day Three Travel Tip: Jay and I have decided that you can get a lot done in half a day. We didn’t make many plans for our days, but throughout this Europe trip, our days have frequently been broken up into morning and afternoon activities. It’s kind of cool cause it almost feels like you […]

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Prague: A Nighttime Walk Through Old Town Prague

After our morning/afternoon adventures at the Kolbenova Flea Market and Bone Church, we took a little rest back in our hotel room. After about 30 minutes, we were ready to hit the trail again. Since this was our last night in Prague, we wanted to go back to the Rocking Horse Toy Shop to get […]

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Prague: A Little Drive to Kutná Hora Bone Church

I’d read about this interesting Bone Church about an hour outside of Prague, and a good friend of mine had told me it was worth a visit. So we decided to check it out. We were also interested to see a bit more of Czech Republic, and this seemed like a good way to do […]

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