My family travel reality

I’ve been a mother for a little over 3.5 years. That means I’ve been a mother who travels with her kids a little over 3.3 years. View original here:  My family travel reality  Mail this post Technorati Tags: encourage, facebook, flares, france, style, the journey, these-days, thoughts  Read More →

Neuschwanstein’s big surprise

If you’re familiar with the area around the Disney World Resort in Orlando (I-drive, 192…), you’re familiar with tacky tourism souvenir shops, chain restaurants, mega hotels, and heavy traffic. You’re probably also very familiar with this – Disney’s iconic Cinderella Castle. Originally posted here:  Neuschwanstein’s...  Read More »

Touristy Attractions

Iconic sites and touristy attractions are the Three O’s: Overrated, Overseen, and Overwritten about I have no problem visiting overrated, overseen, and overwritten about sites – or as I’ll refer to them, the “three Os”. See more here:  Touristy Attractions  Mail this post Technorati Tags: attractions, facebook,...  Read More »


As an expat, I often forget how hard international travel can be. Since I’m lucky to be able to drive or train to several countries within a few hours, travel is easy. Original post:  Money  Mail this post Technorati Tags: atozchallenge, Destinations, encourage, flares, Hotels, money, thoughts, travel, travel-turtle, Writing  Read More →

Hotel Alternatives

***I’m out of town and have limited access to my computer, but I wanted to make sure I still had some posts in the A-Z challenge. Read the original post:  Hotel Alternatives  Mail this post Technorati Tags: atozchallenge, belgium, city, encourage, facebook, family-travel, hotel-alternatives, Hotels, travel-advice, travel-turtle, Writing  Read More →