Category Archives: travel

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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Swiss Army Knife Museum ~ Victorinox

Switzerland has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. I had a hard time paring down the photos to share. There aren’t a ton of words for this trip other than fast, wonderful, and pleasant. It was … Continue reading

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Carson is 16!

16 in the US is a pretty big deal for a kid. It can mean freedom in the form of a driver’s license, but for military kids overseas it may feel like just another birthday. Carson turned 16 in February … Continue reading

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Christmas Market Season, 2018

Christmas Markets are one of the aspects of Germany I missed the most while back in the states. We took advantage of the opportunity and saw just a handful this year. I believe had our kids been well, we would … Continue reading

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Public Transportation: Stuttgart

We have a great duty bus that runs in the area, allowing our kids the ability to get from our kaserne to any of the others for free. It’s pretty reliable and runs from early morning until evening, though I … Continue reading

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Tübingen

Such a cute little town. One of my friends posted a picture of herself there a month or so ago and I honestly thought she was in Amsterdam. I knew she wasn’t so when I asked her where she was, … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 4

Farewell for now… Stephanie and Hannah checked off and signed our Travel check list… Airport drop-off-farewells are the worst. Anna was already crying… On the way to the airport I pointed out the neat fields you see all over Germany. … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 3

After Paris we came home and rested for a few days. Some of the activities and pictures featured in Part 1 were from the down-days between Paris and our trip to Garmisch. Our bigs have very fond memories of Garmisch … Continue reading

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First guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 2

When we have loved ones come visit, I am oddly excited to show them the every-day things: the commissary, our fields, Anna’s preschool. On the first day Stephanie and I went on a four mile walk through the forest and … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 1

As I’ve mentioned, I had a somewhat emotional reaction to this PCS. I am thrilled to be where I am, I love Germany and the experiences living here affords us, and I love the weather. I love rain, cloudy days, and cool … Continue reading

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