Category Archives: Europe

Europe’s Salad Bowl, We’ve Been There…

Has anyone ever seen those ads for Andalucia in the airport? The ones with a wide, white sand beach and a beautiful brunette with a breezy look about here? Having experienced Andalucia now myself, I’d suggest that a more appropriate … Continue reading

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Let the Cliches Roll…

In my first real job after Uni, I worked for a teeny ad firm. There, I became painfully aware that my inner mind speaks in cliches. Suffice it to say that I wasn’t (and am not) a copywriter by any … Continue reading

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Helsinki & St. Petersburg with Kids

Our university friend Andy and his family are on sabbatical in Helsinki for the 2013/14 school year. Since meeting up in Finland is a tad more realistic than Texas, it was really important to us to meet up with them … Continue reading

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The Dutch Countryside

About three years into our marriage, G and I read a book entitled ‘Smart Couples Finish Rich’. Counter to what you may think the book is about–rather than material wealth, this book focused on ‘living a rich life’…placing your funds … Continue reading

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Bees buzzing happily in the lavender fields…

It’s true. The bees are happy in Provence this time of year. Many of you will remember that we visited Provence for the first time 7 years ago, it was May. We fell in love with the area’s charm (not … Continue reading

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Traveling with Three

Travel for three is harder than travel for two. That’s no surprise. Despite the void on this blog, our travel adventures haven’t stopped, just the writing about them. As K mentioned, our blog writing time has been displaced by time … Continue reading

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Weekend in Barcelona

With the weather turning cold and damp in London, it was perfect timing for a quick weekend break in Barcelona. We met up with my parents to spend a few days in the city before they departed on their transatlantic … Continue reading

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