Our family travels, Portugal, Surfing, Traveling

Surfing in Portugal

During the summer we visited Portugal and enjoyed a week-long surf camp and this year we thought we'd try our luck at spring surfing.  Portugal is known for its waves and has even been referred to as the European Pipeline. We are not seasoned surfers, just vacation surfers, so of course we knew we would… Continue reading Surfing in Portugal

Japan, Our family travels

Adventures in Akihabara

  If you find yourself visiting Tokyo, you must not miss out on a visit to Akihabara. When we travel we like to find a local who can give us a guide around town. We used Akibaland Tours and were rather impressed. We signed up for the day tour around Akihabara. We met with our tour guide… Continue reading Adventures in Akihabara

Italy, Our family travels

Città Sant’Angelo

Città Sant'Angelo is a quaint little hill Italian town in the Abruzzo region of Italy  Daddy is a sucker for his little girl. She can't seem to get a shoulder ride out of her mommy but a small "bitte" from his little girl, and he has a new passenger.  Città Sant'Angelo is a small town but… Continue reading Città Sant’Angelo

Our family travels, Swiss Life, Switzerland


Wow, somehow time has escaped me. Don't ask me where, I wouldn't be able to say. But now it's   time for low-quality-blog-catch-up.  Mainly for the sake of my family, it may only prove to be entertaining to the grandparents. So all others be warned or stop reading now. Back in December before the cold insanely… Continue reading Weihnachtsmarkt

Our family travels

Verona & Lake Garda

. "O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? "   Enjoying dark, creamy, Italian coco. This little girl is so in love with her big brothers   The boys absolutely loved having their Aunt here. She was so great at showering then with attention. The little Navigator - And where should we go next? Playing… Continue reading Verona & Lake Garda

Mountains, Our family travels, USA

JMT & Mt Whitney

About to embark on the JMT The trek is underway.  Hiking the John Muir Trail has been high on the list for years. So when the opportunity arose, the planning began.  This trek is the result of months and months of planning.  Menus were made, exercise regimes executed, equipment accounted for, dymoxin taken, permits secured and tickets… Continue reading JMT & Mt Whitney