Category: Family Travel

Follow Der Wanderbus’ Epic Great Lakes Adventure – Details Released!

Follow Der Wanderbus’ Epic Great Lakes Adventure – Details Released!

| July 17, 2017 | 1 Reply

Okay, guys, we’re less than a week out from what is sure to be pure chaos. Here are the deets! Approximate route Here to Bemidji, Minnesota:   A week in Bemidji, followed by the zig-zagging route home:   The trip, in numbers Approximate miles: 4,800 Number of days: 29     Muppet Trip – Trip […]

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Epic Der Wanderbus Road Trip Plans for July

Epic Der Wanderbus Road Trip Plans for July

| June 22, 2017 | 1 Reply

It’s a while since I’ve planned an epic road trip.  Next month, I’ll be hitting the road for almost a month. In the beginning, it will be just me, along with Sequoia and the two puppies, who aren’t quite a year old yet—all in the RV.  This will be a hotter mess than usual, as […]

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Everglades–Neverglades–Worst.Place.Ever-glades

Everglades–Neverglades–Worst.Place.Ever-glades

| April 26, 2017 | 4 Replies

It should be noted that this was happening during the maiden voyage of our new RV–but more on that another time. This post is specifically about our visit to the Everglades. When I was four or five years old, my mother took me to the Philadelphia Zoo. That night, I had a very vivid nightmare that […]

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Bamberg Christmas Market

Bamberg Christmas Market

| May 21, 2016 | Reply

  During one of my parents’ visits, we popped into Bamberg to see my mother’s colleagues and check out the local Christmas Market. Bamberg, Germany is home to Rauchbier, arguably the world’s most disgusting beer: “smoked” beer that tastes like the bottom of an ashtray. We just walked around the market for a little bit, and picked […]

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Liege, Belgium’s Christmas Village

Liege, Belgium’s Christmas Village

| April 26, 2016 | Reply

When we headed to Liege for the Star Wars ICE! exhibit, their Christmas market (Christmas Village) was still running.  It wasn’t super robust and I wouldn’t make a special trip to Liege just for the market, but they had some fun stuff if you’re in the area over the holidays…  

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Places I Never Got Around to Visiting

Places I Never Got Around to Visiting

| April 14, 2016 | 1 Reply

  As we wrap up our time here in Germany (just six weeks left?!?!), I am cleaning out my desk. Yesterday I came across a folder of places I wanted to visit while we live in Germany. Despite making my way around a great bit of Germany, I never made it to the majority of […]

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