A view from the Basilica in Esztergom, Hungary.
One of the views from the Basilica.
Driving through the lower Alps in summer. Driving in Switzerland, especially through the Alps is one of the most beautiful trips on earth. My eleven day road trip through five countries was my first European road trip with dogs; though my third road trip with pets in the car. For in depth advice and insight […]
Tanner in Wolfsberg, Austria on our drive home. Eleven Days of Traveling Europe with a Dog After traveling around Europe with a dog for eleven days, through five European countries I can say with authority; Europe is a dog’s world. Dogs are treated well in Europe and are welcomed nearly everywhere. I started my trip […]
Moving overseas with a pet requires organization, USDA paperwork, patience and sometimes multiple leg journeys by car and air. This is the break down of how my dog Tanner and I arrived in Budapest. Miles Driven 1,822 Rental Cars (4) Miles Flown 5,518 Flights (4) How Do The Miles Break Down? 1,140 miles, driving round […]
Today’s photo is St. Anne’s Church in Vilnius, Lithuania. This church is located in the Vilnius Old Town, on the Vilnius River. The church was built in 1495-1500, in the Flamboyant Gothic and Brick Gothic style. St. Anne’s is a World Heritage Site. Source Wikipedia View Larger Map Christophe Goessen Flickr
St Stephen’s Day is the most important national holiday in Hungary. The day is a celebration in honor of the first king of Hungary Szent Istvan; as well as a commemoration of the birth of Hungary as a country. These photos were taken during the St. Stephens Day festivities in Budapest. St. Stephens Basilica in […]
Finding a Home in Budapest When I moved to Budapest finding a home was at the top of my list of things to do. I saw many houses, and there were a few that came out on top as my favorites. One in particular for it’s spacious living room with wrap around windows. Another for […]
Food Around the World A Taste of Cuba This recipe is one I discovered watching the food network last week. Bobby Flay created this delicious menu, which he called a Cuban BBQ. Watching him make it, I knew I had to try it. Today for my Food Around the World post I’m making an adapted […]
I’m Gonna Live My Life Like A Jimmy Buffett Song By: Anthony Bjorkland I’m Gonna Live My Life Like a Jimmy Buffett Song is a fictional story. The main character is Jack, who decides a major life change is in order after a near fatal car crash. The book is the story of these often […]
Even those who’ve never stepped a foot in Germany realize it’s a country known for exceptional beer. It’s also known for many culinary pleasures that will sustain you as you traverse the country and learn about it’s history and culture. One of my favorite rustic German dishes is Kase Spatzle. This hearty noodle dish is […]
Ever wonder just how many mountains love can move? This film starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon features an exceptional set of parents who take on the international medical community. Their son afflicted with a debilitating rare disease, these two people with no prior medical knowledge organized symposiums, took on a resistant parent-run foundation, collected […]
Gratitude Gratitude is our best asset in times of challenge. When we feel overwhelmed with what is expected of us, with our ability to provide for ourselves and our family staying grateful for what we’ve already created and accomplished is very important. Gratitude aligns our us with our spirit, gratitude lifts our energy and shifts […]
A New Direction Losing our sense of security does a couple of things, it makes us panic and it makes us move in a different direction. It may not be a direction we wanted to go in, but reality has a way of saying, move your ass. Not every job can be the dream job, […]
After nearly a decade of living and traveling abroad there have been some funny moments. These are three of my memorable moments where humor was required. Poland While driving with friends from Germany to Poland I encountered one of my scariest travel moments…I was locked in a bathroom stall and couldn’t get out. The stall […]
Palermo Cathedral Crypt I usually love the unexpected moments of international travel. This time, my lack of knowledge of Italian in Sicily brought me a chilling surprise. I was on my first trip to Italy with friends when my friend Herb and I decided to spend the day exploring the city on foot. We stopped […]