• About Travel
  • Long Overdue Update

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    Normally I don’t worry too much about the blog posting schedule. Jess and I think it’s more important to write when we have something to write and wait for inspiration when we don’t. But lately, our lack of posting isn’t due to lack of inspiration. We’ve had no time to write because we’re too busy doing […]

  • International
  • Faking French in Brussels

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    Our train pulled into the station early Sunday morning. It wasn’t until we stepped off of the train and onto the platform that we realized our mistake. Above our heads was a sign directing us towards exits and other trains. After a week in Germany we were feeling pretty confident in our elementary German skills. […]

  • International
  • A rainy night in Frankfurt

    Wet streets of Frankfurt

    We arrived just before noon on a Monday. As with so many European trips, we went directly from the plane, to baggage claim, to a subway train and didn’t experience the Frankfurt weather until we stepped out of the Konstablerwache stop near our hotel. We were greeted with light rain and a gloomy sky – a […]

  • International
  • Lufthansa 402

    Eiffel Tower from Tour Mount Parnasse

    As we board the flight from Frankfurt to Newark, he greets us with a robust “Guten Tag” and a wide smile. I smile back but say nothing as I turn into the rows and make my way to the Economy cabin. We find our seats and settle in, arranging iPads and socks and chap stick. […]