We are able to travel a little bit now and we recently got back from our first weekend away since our trip to Warsaw. We were were a little rusty. But not too bad. I now realize how efficient we had become at packing and getting away. We only forgot two major items: our portable […]Read More Kolobrzeg, Poland beach weekend. Baltic Beaches are beautiful.
Gdansk made me cry. I am an emotional sap. I was tired. I was less than two months in to life in Poland. I was less than one year postpartum. I come from a long line of happy criers on my father’s side (I once teared up over a cupcake because it was just so […]Read More How Gdansk made me cry and other tales: a past weekend exploring Poland
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
On Day Four (catch up on days 1-3.5 here) of our great Western Europe road trip we departed Belgium, and drove in to northern France. We drove through bright sunshine, over rolling green hills, with steeples from tiny villages decorating the landscape, a chateau or two, and union workers striking on the highway. We were […]Read More Euro road trip family edition. Part Two: Normandy, France. A region beyond the infamous beaches.
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.