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How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip – Anywhere in the World!

You Too Can Plan the Perfect Road Trip Imagine yourself, windows rolled down, fresh air and a cool breeze coming through the window as you wind your way along a scenic byway. Tall, majestic mountains on one side and pure […]

How To Reach Breakneck Speeds Sledding the Preda-Bergun Run

Sledding the Preda-Bergün run.

Last week Eleanor Roosevelt told us to “…reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” We decided to take this advice to heart and go out and do something new and exciting for us, sledding the Preda-Bergün […]

A Snack Called Churchkhela

A Snack Called Churchela

If you read our recent post on making Georgian dumplings, then you know that we had to negotiate our way into a restaurant kitchen. The negotiations, made mostly in Georgian by our hotel host, also somehow included making a Georgian […]

How To Navigate Berlin Public Transport Like a Pro

How to Navigate Berlin's Public Transport

The BVG operates the public transport system in Berlin and it is an easy, efficient, and comfortable way to get around the city with very good system coverage. There are several options for tickets to get you around the three […]

My First Love – Traditional German Schnitzel and a Recipe!

Traditional German Schnitzel Recipe

What is schnitzel? Well, if you’ve never been to Germany or Austria you may not be familiar with this meat dish. It is a flat, breaded and fried slice of pure goodness, one of my most favorite foods in the […]

7 Tips for Winning German Christmas Markets with Kids!

7 Tips for Winning German Christmas Markets with Kids

‘Tis the Season! Everywhere I look there are signs up for the opening of the Christmas markets. I’m so excited! There’s nothing better than grabbing some friends, getting all bundled up, and heading out to the nearest market square to […]

How to Eat Shabu Shabu

shabu shabu

A couple of years ago, the “English” teachers, took Devon and I to this fantastic restaurant and introduced us to Shabu Shabu; it quickly became our favorite Korean dish. This meal supposedly originally came to Korea with the invading Mongols.  Jim […]

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