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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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A Night in Flat Tops Wilderness

We’d been planning a weekend camping trip with our friends, Matt and Sarah, for about a month. We knew it would be a little hectic with our trip to Vashon the week before, but since M&S are about to have a kiddo, time...

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Vashon: a Berry Lovers Paradise

We’re on Vashon and odds are as you’re reading this we’re eating berries. If, at any point, you’re walking along any road on this island and you stick out your hand, you’ll soon be clutching a...

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The only way out is through

We somewhat carefully planned our travel route so that we wouldn’t spend more than 3.5 hours in the car on any given day. The Zermatt to St. Moritz leg was slated to be our longest, coming in around 4 hours. We figured we...

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Zooming through Zermatt

Apparently I’m a sucker for remote places that are difficult to get to. I’ve always wanted to go to Zermatt and see the Matterhorn, but when I found out that it’s only accessible by train my desire was kicked up...

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Chamonix: tres bien

I’m trying to be better about writing posts about our travels and where we stayed and what we did and what we ate and all of that. And by¬†“trying” I mean thinking I should do that and then not doing it. Until...

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