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It seem luxurious, ideal, too good to be true… a year of traveling around the world.  Ahhh!  It’s a year released from the day to day home routines.  No keeping track...

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Take my word for it.  Go to Slovenia!  Really.  There’s a high likelihood, if you are from the United States you’ve never heard of this pint sized treasure.  Realistically, many of...

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Ah, Venice.  Many say going to Venice with kids is a bad idea.  I completely disagree.  They’ve been captivated from the start.  Taking a boat down a “street” marked in the...

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Goodbye Amsterdam, hello Berlin! We’ve had an amazing stay in Amsterdam.  Collectively we feel it was the perfect place to get our feet wet on this round the world (RTW) trip....

Hiking a glacier in Iceland

Our unconventional birthday celebration wasn’t quite over.  My now ten year olds had a glacier to hike!  While hiking a glacier was not high on the list of one birthday girl...

It seems as if one can’t drive in Iceland for more than 15 minutes without seeing waterfalls.  I have this crazy obsession with water so personally, I’m fascinated!  Whether it’s the...

There’s a lot to think about when traveling for a year. As I’ve said before, I thought I had covered my bases fairly well. In the end I still think I’ve...

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It wasn’t the day my turning ten year olds were asking for.  Actually, it was precisely what they weren’t asking for.  What they wanted was what every double digit turning ten...

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So I knew we would have some bumps in the road.  A little turbulence so to speak.  And I knew it would happen soon.  We’re dealing with jet lag, sleeping four...

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I’ve had everything planned for months.  Well, not everything.  Actually, I’ve only had week one of fifty six planned…but I was feeling good.  We were going, ready or not.  The not...