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flytographer review

Almost everyone I know collects something on their travels around the world: magnets (the first thing I started collecting), jewelry, shot glasses, t-shirts, artwork or currency.  But all those things take up space in your suitcase and either wind up in a box in the closet or collecting dust on a shelf at home.  While […]

There’s just 2 months to go until our big family adventure to England and Scotland and I’ve finally managed to hash out our itinerary.  This holiday was a little tricky as I tried to find activities and accommodations that would be suitable for my 3-year old daughter as well as my 60-year old mother.  Our […]

Reykjavik Zoo review

Now that we’ve started doing some serious travel with Stink I’ve tried to provide a good balance between family-friendly activities and grown-up activities (i.e. shopping, museums, etc).  During our 3-day stopover in Iceland we decided to dedicate a full day to exploring Reykjavik.  It’s a fairly small city compared to American cities but Reykjavik is […]

Irish Road Trip Songs

Some countries are just meant to be seen from the road and Ireland is definitely one of them.  When Brandon and I hit the road for 12 days on the Emerald Isle we picked up a few music CD’s at a souvenir shop before starting our journey.  During our trip we listened to the same […]

Neuschwanstein Castle

I consider myself to be a DIY traveler, preferring to plan my own activities instead of joining in organized group tours.  When I discovered that the train drivers in Germany would be planning yet another strike during our time in Munich I had two options available for our day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle: skip it […]