"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Welcome! I am so happy you are here. The concept of this blog was birthed nearly 5 years ago offering a glimpse into my experiences and reflections on travel and on life as a mother living abroad.
I hope to provide a safe and enlightening place where we can encourage each other to learn, grow and dream collectively. Thanks for stopping by!
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Discover the enchanting beauty of #SevilleSpain! Explore historic wonders like the #RoyalAlcázar and marvel at the world’s largest wooden structure, the #SetasDeSeville. Immerse yourself in Spanish culture at the #Bullring, Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla. Savor delectable tapas at local markets and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this Andalusian gem. Don’t miss the #MetropolParasol for breathtaking views. Seville, where history and modernity collide. #SevilleAdventuresRead More
Explore the enchanting town of Baden-Baden, Germany, nestled in the Black Forest. Recognized by UNESCO as one of Europe’s top spa towns, it offers a rich history, thermal spas, castles, hiking, and more. Don’t miss the Baden-Baden Christmas Market, featuring 100+ stalls with handmade goods, a Nativity Scene Exhibition, gourmet igloos, and family-friendly activities. Enjoy shopping, ice skating, and a magical atmosphere. #BadenBaden #Germany #ChristmasMarket #BlackForest #HolidayCheerRead More
Discover the enchantment of Hohenschwangau Castle in Bavaria, Germany. This historic gem offers a glimpse into the past with its captivating architecture and picturesque surroundings. Explore its rich history and take in breathtaking views of the Alpsee. A must-visit for history buffs and nature enthusiasts alike. #HohenschwangauCastle #BavariaTravel #HistoricGermany #CastleExploration #AlpseeViewsRead More
Neuschwanstein Castle, the real-life inspiration for Disney’s fairy tales, is a must-visit in Bavaria, Germany. Perched amidst the picturesque Bavarian Alps, it offers breathtaking views and a glimpse into King Ludwig II’s fantasy world. Explore its interiors with a guided tour, and don’t forget to capture stunning photos from the iconic Marienbrücke bridge. Experience history, architecture, and enchantment all in one visit! #NeuschwansteinCastle #Bavaria #TravelGermany #FairytaleCastleRead More
Take an unforgettable journey to Germany’s highest peak, the Zugspitze, via a breathtaking cable car ride. Soar to stunning heights, experiencing panoramic views of the Alps. Reach the summit at nearly 3,000 meters, where awe-inspiring vistas await. Ideal for families and adventure seekers, the Zugspitze offers a unique blend of natural beauty and exhilarating experiences. Explore hiking trails, dine at summit restaurants, and capture memories of a lifetime. An essential German adventure! #ZugspitzeAdventure #CableCarExperience #GermanAlps #PeakViews #MountainExcursions”Read More
Embrace the holiday cheer with us! December in our home shines with the spirit of Nikolaustag, a treasured highlight. Living in Germany has allowed us to experience the full essence of Saint Nicholas Day. Join me as I share our Nikolaustag traditions, hoping to sprinkle some festive inspiration into your holiday season. #Nikolaustag #SaintNicholasDay #GermanTraditions #HolidayCheer #FamilyFestivitiesRead More
Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at Stuttgart’s Christmas Market, a historical German tradition. With festive lights, a roller rink, and a mini-train for the little ones, it promises joy for all ages. Savor Swabian treats, sip Glühwein, and shop for handmade gifts while enjoying live performances. Embrace the market from late November to Christmas Eve, creating cherished memories. Don’t forget to dress warmly and plan ahead to make the most of your visit. #StuttgartChristmasMarket #GermanChristmas #FestiveMarkets #HolidaySeason #ChristmasShoppingRead More
Catch the sparkle of St. Martin’s Day in Germany as streets light up with lanterns and the air fills with songs. It’s a festive blend of history and tradition, shining with community spirit and the warm glow of generosity. Join the festivities this November and be part of a celebration that unites all ages in Germany’s cultural heartbeat. Find a local festival and experience the magic firsthand. #StMartinsDay #GermanyFestivities #LanternParade #CulturalTraditions #NovemberCelebrationsRead More
Explore Stuttgart, in southwest Germany, brimming with history and charm. Whether you’re admiring the unfinished tower of the 19th-century Johanneskirche, enjoying the tranquility of the Bärensee, or soaking in the bustling atmosphere of Schloßplatz, there’s something for everyone. Take a step back in time at Solitude Palace, or reflect on history at Rubble Hill. Don’t miss the automotive excellence of the Porsche and Mercedes-Benz Museums. Discover architectural wonder at Stuttgart City Library. Stuttgart offers unforgettable experiences for all ages. #StuttgartGermany #TravelStuttgart #FamilyFun #BadenWürttemberg
Discover the breathtaking Partnach Gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. A natural wonder with cascading waterfalls and stunning rock formations, it’s an essential stop for nature enthusiasts. Whether visiting in summer’s warmth or winter’s icy splendor, each season offers a distinct charm. Beyond the gorge, there are numerous hiking trails suitable for all. Always check for weather-related closures before heading out. Equip yourself well, and embark on this unforgettable Bavarian adventure. #PartnachGorge #GermanyTravel #NatureWonders #BavarianBeauty #HikingAdventuresRead More
Embark on a spellbinding journey to Lake Eibsee, nestled at the foothills of the Zugspitze in charming Grainau, Bavaria. Immerse yourself in its enchanting blue-green waters, sculpted by ancient landslides and once caressed by glaciers, and bask in the serene beauty of its awe-inspiring views against the majestic Bavarian Alps. Join me, as we explore this heavenly oasis, whose every view speaks to the soul and encapsulates the magical tranquility of nature’s untouched wonders. #LakeEibsee #BavarianAlps #ScenicGermany #TravelTales #NatureLoverRead More
Explore Europe’s Breathtaking Coastal Beauty on the 6km Scenic Hiking Trail between Praia da Marinha and Praia de Vale Centianes Beaches. Immerse yourself in a journey through dramatic cliffs, enchanting coves, and unique rock formations, all while basking in the spectacular views of turquoise waters. Your unforgettable hiking experience is just a click away – discover comprehensive guides, insider tips, and all you need to know to embark on this mesmerizing coastal adventure through one of Mother Nature’s unparalleled gems. #CoastalHiking #EuropeTravel #ScenicTrails #PraiaDaMarinha #PraiaDeValeCentianesRead More
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