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…

The Circus is Coming to Brussels

Tonight is our last night in Paris after an incredible 30-night stay in the City of Lights.  Although I am sad to leave, I will not miss having to constantly nag the kids to be quiet.  You see, Kaitlin, Cassidy, and Trevor have grown up in Italy and Italians have been known on occasion to…