We drove out of Paris on Day 10. The best way to ease the pain of leaving Paris is to schedule a visit to the Champagne wine region on your way out of town. Trust me on this. However, I also need you to trust me that you should try your very hardest to visit […]Read More European family road trip Part Four of Four: through Champagne, Verdun, Luxembourg and beyond
Day One: travel day. Now, before anyone goes off and starts thinking this was some sort of fairy tale adventure, I want to assure you that we have two children who like to keep us firmly grounded. Max did his part by vomiting in the car, a whole 40 minutes down the road. After that, […]Read More A family European Road trip in four parts. Part One: Amsterdam, Brugges and all stops in between.
We did it. We packed our suitcases for a two month, homeless, move-abroad extravaganza. The movers came, boxed up the rest of our household, and will be back to pick it all up, and put it on a boat to Europe on Monday. I’m not freaking out, you’re freaking out! The little guys and I […]Read More Eastern U.S. Road Trip Part Two: the East Coast
We are moving to Poland in just a handful of weeks. Can you believe it? I can’t. I’m not sure when its going to sink in. Poland! We’re so excited. But right now, despite the fact that movers are coming tomorrow and I’m stress eating ice cream sandwiches and peanut butter pretzels by the handful, […]Read More Eastern U.S. Summer Road Trip Part 1: the Midwest and Great Lakes
The other day, National Geographic had an Instagram story featuring the Loneliest Road in America. At the end it asked, would you travel the loneliest road in America? I had to smile because, why, yes, National Geographic. I have, actually. The Loneliest Road in America is U.S. Route 50 across Nevada. My mom and I […]Read More The Loneliest Road In America and the Hotel Nevada: Go out of your way to go out of the way