Life on board a Viking ship

December 30, 2014
Even after poring over the beautiful color brochures we received, I wasn't sure what to expect when we booked our Viking cruise.  You've probably wondered the same...

Holding a moonbeam in my hand

December 27, 2014
If you think you saw this already, you might have. It accidentally posted a few days ago and I pulled it back until today.   There I was, cruising down the...

Making gingerbread in Germany

December 22, 2014
I wouldn't have minded, really, it would have been fun--but no, we didn't make it. We did get to watch the Family Simon show us the making gingerbread process, as well...

A Christmas market in Regensburg

December 21, 2014
I'm sure you'd like to know what a Christmas market is really like, right? We went to quite a few, but one that stands out is at the Thurn and Taxis Palace in...

Alpacas, camels, kids: German Christmas market

December 20, 2014
Alpacas aren't the first things to come to mind when someone says "Christmas market." In fact, they never come to mind at all.  But they were absolutely the cutest...

Old co-exists with new at Melk Abbey

December 19, 2014
Melk is a tiny lower Austrian town of about 5,000 people noted for one thing: its massive, baroque Benedictine abbey. It's huge, but houses only 33 monks, a church...

The latest gossip from Passau, Germany

December 18, 2014
Passau is a charming town in the lower Bavaria part of  Germany near the Austrian border. It's known as The Three Rivers City, because three rivers converge at the...

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