M is on spring break! So we packed our bags and headed north to Luxembourg. This will be my first time to the little country. While M visited Luxembourg City a little over a year ago. First off, the city is gorgeous. When M’s grandfather came to Europe during WW2 he said Luxembourg was the… Read More Luxembourg – Bridges, walls, and coffee
We woke up early and got breakfast from our hotel, then went next door for Starbucks. #ohsoAmerican M found a great tour that would help us see quit a bit of Zurich, some nearby towns, and Liechtenstein. It worried us a bit at first because only 1 other person showed up for the tour and… Read More Switzerland Day 2 – Tour of Zurich, Alps, and Liechtenstein
It was the weekend before Valentines Day and M surprised me with a trip to Zurich Switzerland! We have both been to Switzerland but this was our first time to Zurich. It was also a chance for us to reach our goal of visiting every country in Europe and cross off Liechtenstein. From Strasbourg we… Read More Switzerland Day 1 – Irish Roman Spa Ritual
M and I are friends with a couple here in Strasbourg and the four of us have been talking about going to Neuschwanstein Castle for a while. We finally were able to do it and our day started at a brisk 6:00AM. Our friends picked us up in their car and drove us 4… Read More Neuschwanstein Castle – Sounds very German….
The last day of this long trip and we were very ready to head home. We packed our bags, checked out, and spent a couple hours wondering Lisbon until we had to leave for the airport. We picked up some postcards, a cookbook, and sat by the water while we enjoyed normal weather. We got approached… Read More Lisbon Day 2 – Weed & Travel Day
We arrived in Lisbon! At 7:00AM our train entered the Lisbon train station. We found our hotel, dropped off our bags and enjoyed their complimentary breakfast. First off, we LOVED our hotel. It is a hotel and cafe all in one. The food was delicious and fantastic for a European hotel breakfast. Our room… Read More Lisbon Day 1 – Oldest Coffee House, Elevators, Pastel de Nata and Cod
We packed up our stuff and dropped it off at the train station to enjoy our last afternoon in Spain. First we got lunch at Retiro park by their giant lake filled with people in their little paddle boats. We walked around the city exploring the streets we had not yet seen. Then stopped for… Read More Madrid Day 3 – Travel Day & Madrid Tips