Category Archives: Destinations

How to Cook Spargel and a Recipe for White Asparagus

Read: Spargel or White Asparagus Sandwich

Every year, here in Germany, they go wild about spargel. What is spargel? White gold…er, um, I mean white asparagus. Pulled from a protective row of soil, never having seen the light of day, this delectable veggie comes out a pretty cream color. We love it, and we think you will too, so we’re going […]

Best Places to Visit in Germany in Summer

Summer in Germany. There really is no other place like it on Earth. The sun has beaten back the clouds and the rain, spring has come and gone leaving the country covered in green. Leafy trees provide breezy canopies for the many beer gardens. Grassy alpine meadows high up in the mountains are perfect for […]

Where To Go For the Best Summer in Europe

Europe! Here at Reflections Enroute we can’t get enough of it, with it’s quaintness, it’s beauty, it’s history! Welcome back to our travel in Europe during “All Seasons” series. We have compiled lists for what to do in Europe for fall, winter, and spring seasons, and now everyones favorite, summer! We’ve asked some top travelers where they […]

Yosemite National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Yosemite National Park UNESCO World Heritage

    Can you believe that I’ve been married to a native Californian for over 25 years; we visit the state at least every other year, and I had never been to Yosemite National Park?! We’ve been to national parks all ofver the country like Denali, Theodore Roosevelt, and even hard to get to Katmai, […]

Best Things To Do in Wroclaw

Wrocław, pronounced “Rotes – slav”, is a beautiful Polish medieval city with a vibrant cultural scene. Looking at the restored buildings in the historic center one can imagine what life may have been like four or five hundred years ago, while sipping a nice Starbucks café latte macchiato! The view from this café is incredible and, […]

Top Ten Things To Do In Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano, Italy – Gateway to the Dolomites Anyone driving south out of Germany and into Italy has most likely driven through the Brenner pass. The E45 is the longest North-South European Highway linking Norway and Italy and, more importantly for us, it’s the main route between Munich and Verona (and all points south) and has […]

The Alaska Marine Highway! Taking the Alaska Ferry

Best Way to Cruise Alaska? with the Alaska Marine Highway!

Do you like to cruise?  I’ll bet that one you’ve always wanted to do is Alaska! I’m right, aren’t I?  After living in Alaska and calling it home for eight years, people ask me about cruising to Alaska all the time. First let me say, Alaska is amazing, with stunning views, an abundance of wildlife, […]

Durian – Stinky Fruit or a Must-have Delicacy?

Durian the Stinky Fruit

As you know, we love trying new foods everywhere we go.  It is surprising how differently taste develops around the world. Whenever I travel I make a list of foods that are popular in that place, and to be honest I find that sometimes I am not a fan. However, and sometimes even more surprisingly, […]

How to Visit the World-famous Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market

Tsukiji Fish Market Tokyo Japan

Visiting the world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market is on everyone’s top to do list for Tokyo, in fact in Japan. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the workings of a real fish auction as the night’s catch are delivered early in the morning to the market, auctioned off to middlemen, then sold in the outer market to […]

Amazing Things To Do in Graz, Austria

Amazing things to do in Graz Austria

Austria, the country of beautiful mountains, castles, rivers, and a bunch of really interesting cities to visit. Just recently we visited the UNESCO World Heritage City of Design, Graz. We knew we were in for a treat with the architecture, but we had no idea how much there was to see and do in Graz. […]

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