9 things to see in Paris with kids

  Paris is considered one of the most romantic cities in the world, add the kids to the equation and maybe the romance goes out the window, but it is still an amazing city. We have visited Paris in all stages of parenthood......babies, toddlers, teenagers, and we always go back for more. We absolutely love … Continue reading 9 things to see in Paris with kids

Castles, Palaces, Walled Cities

Traveling with kids can be daunting, especially if you fail to keep them entertained. Thankfully, there are thousands of castles in Europe. Seems like everywhere we go there is a castle to explore. The kids are fascinated with castles (think...dungeons, dragons, swords). We have explored our fair share of castles and I thought I would … Continue reading Castles, Palaces, Walled Cities

Trip Snapshot: Strasbourg

One of my favorite cities to visit in the Alsace regions of France is Strasbourg.  Strasbourg is a enjoyable mix of France with a German influence, from food to shops. A must see is Strasbourg's main attraction the Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. This breathtaking church was built in the 1200s.  Visitors are always welcome, … Continue reading Trip Snapshot: Strasbourg

Trip Snapshot: French Riveria

Destination:  Nice, France The city of Nice is located on the French Riviera in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Fly, Drive or Train?   We drove from Zurich to Nice.  We use Mappy to calculate what the road tolls will be. Switzerland requires a Vignette to drive on their highways. It's only chf 40 yearly but driving in … Continue reading Trip Snapshot: French Riveria

And once again…..Colmar

If you come to visit chances are we will make a day trip to Colmar, France. It's such a quaint little town and fun to get a taste of France. So Colmar was first up on my sister's itinerary. One of the best parts about France is on every corner there is pâtisserie or boulangerie … Continue reading And once again…..Colmar

When Sisters come to town……

Two of my sisters came to visit last week. It was their first time to Europe, so I wanted them to see as much as we could fit in. It seemed like a whirlwind trip but was such a blast. Amye and Jodi flew in last Wednesday and we had quite a full itinerary: Here's … Continue reading When Sisters come to town……

A weekend away in Strasbourg

While my mom was here she watched the kids so Jason and I could enjoy a weekend away. We decided on Strasbourg, France which meant amazing food and great shopping, both a favorite of mine. We made reservations for Buerehiesel, a Michelin stared restaurant. It did not disappoint. The restaurant itself was located in the … Continue reading A weekend away in Strasbourg