December 12, 2017

Showering in the Dark – Paris, France

  Have you ever stayed at a hotel that required putting your room key card into a slot to turn on the electricity?  I remember the first time that I did.  I was 22 years old and on a layover in Paris, France.  Having just worked the red-eye from Washington DC, I was exhausted and […]

Christmas Markets in Germany

  The month of December is a very festive time in Germany.  People are preparing their shops and homes with decorations and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit.  It’s also when countless Christmas markets take place in many of the larger cities throughout the country.  There you can buy all kinds of gifts, especially […]

“Cheers” to Oktoberfest

  It’s that time of year again to “Prost” your favorite German brew at the annual celebration of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. This year the event takes place from September 16th thru October 3rd. Germans and foreigners alike will celebrate all out in what is known as the world’s largest fair and beer festival.   […]

Dublin Travel Guide

  Serving as both the largest city and the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin sits on the eastern coast of the country and is bordered by the Irish Sea. Founded by the Vikings in the early 9th century, this became one of their largest settlements outside of Scandinavia. Although a fairly small city […]

Paris Travel Guide

Some know it as the City of Love, others call it the City of Lights. No matter how you refer to Paris, you have to call it beautiful. As its nation’s capital, Paris sits on the Seine River in the heart of France. Covering an area of area of 460 square miles, it is not […]