Magical Prague!

Eighteen years ago on our honeymoon, Todd and I first visited Prague and fell in love with it.  At that time, the Czech Republic had only recently become it’s own country after parting with Slovakia and only 5 years had passed since the Velvet Revolution which gave the Czech people freedom from communist rule which had…

Cracovian Salt Mines

Originally posted on Travelin' Kait:
Have you ever been so hungry you could literally eat anything, even the walls or the ground? Well, if you’re that hungry I recommend you go to the Salt Mines in the city of Wielicka near Krakow, Poland. The Salt Mine was  created in the 13th century and was in…

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

Ahh, the smell of roasted chestnuts, gluwein (mulled wine), bratwurst, and candied almonds. The brisk air sweeping through the rows of brightly lit alpine stalls and sparkling Christmas trees. It’s Christmas market time again! The most wonderful time of the year! I wasn’t expecting to see the markets open so early here in Berlin, but like in…

Waffles!

Belgian waffles are popular all over the world, but until you have tasted a real BELGIAN waffle, you have no idea how delicious they can be.  There is something special about the waffles here that sets them above the rest.  Maybe they add sugar to the waffle iron before it is filled with batter?  I…

Bringing Our Dutch Baby Home

I couldn’t wait to get to Amsterdam so I could show Kaitlin where she was born.  I had told her so many stories about our life there, but until she saw the city for herself, she couldn’t quite grasp what it was like.  “Canals? Is it like Venice?  With bikes?  A cool, relaxed atmosphere where…