26 Lessons in 26 Days: What Europe Taught Me About Traveling

Twenty six days is a long time to travel. I didn't realize how long it really was when I bought my airline tickets. I just remembered that my last Europe trip, which had only been about 13 days, left me wishing I could stay longer, so this time I did. It was an unforgettable experience, … Continue reading 26 Lessons in 26 Days: What Europe Taught Me About Traveling

Mausoleums, Mosaics, and Magic – Europe Day 17

  We left our hotel in Ravenna today to the sounds of trumpets. Not for us of course, but as part of the huge navy parade that was ending the week long Italian sailors convention. This meant, unfortunately, that many of the roads we needed to cross were busy or blocked off for the festivities. And … Continue reading Mausoleums, Mosaics, and Magic – Europe Day 17

Palaces, Parks, and Problems – Europe Day 4

When we woke up this morning, the family we are staying with had bought us some delicious Danish breakfast foods. And by that I mean bread and pastries and chocolate. Europeans are soooooo much better at breakfast than Americans.  As we took the bus into central Copenhagen, we weren't really sure which bus stop to … Continue reading Palaces, Parks, and Problems – Europe Day 4