If Only in My Dreams My favorite places in Europe to kick off the Christmas season Come along and dream with me about Christmases past and those to come. My first time: England Christmas in London I’ll never forget our first European Christmas experience in London. We enthusiastically soaked up…
A Gem for All Seasons: The Four Seasons Prague
Visiting Prague you easily see why it is often called, “The Golden City of 100 Spires” — it is lustrous by day and radiant at night with a myriad of spires prominent on the city’s many churches and towers.
From Budapest and Prague: Singing in the New Year
By Mr. TWS — There were so many things that made our 2013 Christmas markets tour memorable – visiting 3 cities (Bratislava, Budapest and Prague) in 3 countries in Europe just before Christmas, sharing the spirit of the season with friends and family in Wisconsin and Chicago…
Our 2013 Christmas Markets Tour
As I write this post, I’m with family in northern Wisconsin in a small town along the border of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan — Marinette. Yesterday, I came across Santa Claus (possibly the real Santa?) on Main Street. He couldn’t tell me any details, but said that he’d be headed overseas today.
Grateful for Travel: Giving Thanks in 10 Languages
How do you say, “thank you?”
Three Favorite Travel Memories
How do you choose just three favorite travel memories? I was tagged by Laurel of Monkeys and Montains to do just that as a member of Team BLUE in a blogger relay contest created by Lowcostholidays.com. Thanks to Christina Hegele of Jandal Road for including me on Team BLUE! There…
A Quieter Side of Prague
During my stay in Prague, I joined throngs of holiday shoppers in Wenceslas Square and happily ate and drank my way through the bustling Old Town Christmas Market. I went with the flow of tourists across the Charles Bridge and up the hill to Prague Castle. I was having a wonderful time, but it seemed that I was always part of a crowd.
Crossing the Vltava: Prague
Previously, I published an article about my first day in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, sharing some of my favorite scenes and moments in the Old Town and New Town areas of the city. But there are other places on the west side of the Vltava River, particularly Prague Castle, that draw visitors from all over the world, too.