Sometimes the best kind of travel is staying home and having friends visit from near or far. For the last couple weeks, our friends Christian and Verena  visited Colorado, staying with us in Golden for a few days and then...

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Goofing around and having fun in the adventure van.

A (Possible) Cure for “I wanna go home!!”

In the last two and a half years, no travel experience has caused me much pause. Until, in early January when Alistair screamed for an hour that he wanted to go home as we snuggled into bed at our friends’ house in Utah. It...

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Up Early

I can count on one hand the times I’ve been the first one up in the morning over the past 2.5 years. An empty house, chilly air, and the steady undulating hum of the radon mitigator. On the whole, sleep is still eluding us...

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A few days at Eibsee

Leaving Crailsheim on Monday morning was hard, as it always is when you leave a good friend who lives on the other side of the world, without knowing when we would be back. We had a big day of driving on tap, dipping down into...

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Itchy Feet

We’re getting ready for our next trip and I haven’t even finished writing up the posts for our last one. It’s been just shy of¬†6 weeks since we got home from Europe, and to be taking off on another trip so soon...

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Life is good.

Goldbacher Lichterfest

We were among the last guests to leave the hotel the morning after the wedding – blowing right through the check out time. We spent the day recuperating at Verena and Christian’s house, each of us getting out for a...

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Leaving to drive to the reception in an old Benz. Jordan tried to join them (kidding).

A [German] Wedding to Remember

Crailsheim probably isn’t on the top of most tourists’ lists of must-see places in Germany, yet this was my third visit to the small town about an hour outside of Stuttgart and one of my favorite places to visit. This...

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Munich with a toddler

We took a redeye flight straight from Denver to Munich, leaving Denver around 4:30pm and landing in Munich at 10:30am (2:30am Denver time). All in all, Alistair did great on the flight, and while traveling with a toddler is never...

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Onboard the ferry to Santa Cruz Island.

SoCal with a Local in 42 Hours

I first started scheming a trip to visit Abbey a few months ago, imagining relaxing in the sand and surf of So. Cal, margarita in hand. That mental image popped like a cartoon thought bubble two days before my trip when Abbey...

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