Category Archives: travel

NC 2019: Heading home to Germany

While we were loving our time in NC, we had something back home that we wanted to get back for: A weekend in Garmisch (which was to start on Friday, September 20th). Follow our journey from North Carolina back to … Continue reading

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NC 2019: North Carolina

After visiting with Mama Kim, eating Chick-fil-A, and getting a good night’s sleep, we headed to North Carolina. This post is going to be a FLYBY of our visit. As I prepare these posts I realize I took very few … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Mama Kim

Yesterday’s post details our adventure in getting to the United States. In this post I’ll tell about getting from NJ to VA to NC. After a good night’s sleep we were really hoping the weather would cooperate. Hurricane Dorian was … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Space-A to USA

Space-A is always an adventure. I spent two months tracking flights in color-coded pens and highlighters. Things were looking good! When it was time to head to Ramstein, let’s just say the pattern didn’t hold. Thankfully we have great friends … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Matt’s Thoughts

Matt’s turn to talk! He took some fun pictures on our trip and they brought up all sorts of new memories from the trip. I loved going back through our trip seeing things from his perspective. So, without any more … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 5

A dream activity of mine was to take sunrise photos at St. Marks. Nothing was holding me back other other than the desire to sleep, but knowing this was my last opportunity gave me the push I needed to set … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 4

Our last full day in Venice was totally unscheduled and unplanned.  We woke up and decided that we really would regret not going inside St. Mark’s Cathedral and, that while we were at it, we may as well go up … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 3

Venice is incredibly photogenic. Everywhere you turn you find a fascinating scene. On this date we were out to find the Banksy, which I mentioned in yesterday’s post. Just three weeks before our trip a cruise ship had crashed into … Continue reading

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Family Comes to Stuttgart!

It’s not cheap to travel overseas. It’s definitely not easy or relaxing, especially with a two-year-old. And yet, that’s just what our family did! Matt’s mom, Matt’s brother and his wife, Erin, and their son Lincoln, and Erin’s mom flew … Continue reading

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Open-air elevator, Stuttgart {Paternoster}

I’m not going to go into detail about the history and definition of this super-cool elevator, but you can go to this website to get more details. As guests of Stuttgart it is our duty to go to the Rathaus … Continue reading

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