Tag: charming

Santa Claus, Indiana: My Personal Wally World

Santa Claus, Indiana: My Personal Wally World

| August 16, 2017 | Reply

Well, guys, I’ve met my Wally World. I’m basically Clark Griswold with curves. I mean, I know that now I’m rolling up to houses like Uncle Eddie, but I’m Clark in spirit. If anyone would shlep a family cross-country to Wally World, it would be me. If anyone would force everyone to have a merry […]

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Ceramic Stoves of Chesky Krumlov

Ceramic Stoves of Chesky Krumlov

| February 12, 2016 | Reply

I have been fascinated by the absolutely beautiful ceramic stoves of Europe.  These masonry stoves stand as solid, functional works of art, warming the entire room. During a recent tour of beautiful Cesky Krumlov State Castle, I noticed more ceramic stoves than I’d ever seen in one single building. Here are just 14 of the ceramic stoves that heat up the […]

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Colmar Christmas Market in 11 Photos

Colmar Christmas Market in 11 Photos

| January 29, 2016 | Reply

You can’t go wrong visiting Colmar, France at any time of year.  The Christmas season is no exception.  The beautiful town, filled with charming architecture and peaceful canals, is decked out in lights and brimming with Christmas spirit.                         Bonus: fun rides!

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This Year at Seligenstadt’s Christmas Market

This Year at Seligenstadt’s Christmas Market

| November 30, 2015 | Reply

After really enjoying Seligenstadt’s Christmas Markets last year, I returned yesterday.  I was not disappointed!  The town is charming and beautiful to begin with, so it’s hard not to enjoy a stroll down its cobblestoned alleys on any day.  But add Christmas cheer, and it’s the perfect way to get into the spirit of the […]

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10 Beautiful German Christmas Markets

10 Beautiful German Christmas Markets

| November 25, 2015 | Reply

It’s that time!!! People often ask, what are the best Christmas Markets to visit?  There’s no good answer for that because they’re all awesome!   Still, here are 10 beautiful German Christmas Markets to entice you… MICHELSTADT We’ve visited this market every year that we’ve lived in Germany because Michelstadt is the quintessential German town. […]

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Cesky Krumlov: a Must-See in the Czech Republic!

Cesky Krumlov: a Must-See in the Czech Republic!

| October 16, 2015 | Reply

Cesky Krumlov was just supposed to be an overnight pitstop on #3genRT, the 3-generation road trip with my mother and my daughter. I found the place doing my usual random “wonder what’s along this route?” map search. We had no expectations; I was just driving my mother through the Czech Republic to give her a feel for […]

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