Traveling from a mom’s perspective

Traveling from a mom’s perspective Jon is the wonder with words but is also the more factual and analytical of us both. I tease him that he has a hard […]

Day one in Amsterdam!


Day one in Amsterdam! Our first day in Europe! More commentary and pics to come later. Rail and tram are extremely easy to navigate in Amsterdam. The train in from […]

How to NOT look like an American

Tower Bridge

How to NOT look like an American in Europe The last thing any traveler needs is to be a target for pickpockets or locals who have had it with stereotypical […]

In Anticipation of the riverboat

Cruise ship passing the Parliament on the Danube, Budapest, Hungary

Our First Riverboat Cruise As I prepare to travel for work, two out of the next 4 weeks, I cannot help but think about the European riverboat (Longship or Longboat) […]

Return trip to Splendid Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland a Return Trip Edinburgh, Scotland is definitely a return trip! A little over a year ago, we were in the UK on vacation. While there we visited Manchester, […]

Welcome to our Journey

Welcome Thank you for joining us on our journey! Today is the first day in a new direction, in a new way of life and a new way of living […]