Discover Amsterdam: Tips to Travel Europe Part 6

So we picked a bad day to visit Amsterdam for one reason: the marathon. We spent over an hour trying to get to our parking spot, but it simply could not be done. So we finally gave up and picked a random spot to park, which is how we learned that parking is free on Sundays. We walked around aimlessly until we found a jam-packed brunch spot. (This is my husband #2 trick to find a great restaurant while traveling: Look for a crowd. His #1 is checking Trip Advisor.) My trick for finding the best food? Ask the waitress. This is what she gave me. I've now discovered the were a type of Dutch doughnut called an Oliebollen, topped [...]

By | 2017-01-10T08:46:41+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Travel|1 Comment

Discover Munich: 3 Days in Bavaria

Welcome to the first of a five-part series on our 12-day trek through Germany and Italy. And I do mean trek, my husband, Alan, somehow convince me to backpack. Backpack! What was I thinking?! Anyway, we had a fabulous time and I'm so excited to share my adventure with you, starting with Munich! Saturday We traveled from Frankfurt to Munich on a train. It took about 3 hours. Alan slept and I read... surprise, surprise! When we got there and checked in, we were instructed to a lovely little Bavarian cafe near the U station. I got an amazing noodle, egg and ham dish that had fresh parsley and a lot of fine pepper. It was delicious! After, we wandered [...]

By | 2016-10-20T09:26:17+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Travel|8 Comments