Rothenburg Christmas

Rothenburg ob der Tauber (on the Tauber river) is a Bavarian village where it feels like time has stood still. Undamaged in WW2, this village is surrounded by an ancient wall punctuated with towers. The village embraces the German Christmas experience in a huge way. The head office of the famous K├Ąthe Wohlfahrt Christmas decoration … Continue reading Rothenburg Christmas

O Porto!

This is the final posting from our Douro River cruise with Viking that we took in December 2019. We spent time in Porto at the beginning and end of the cruise portion of this trip, staying onboard the Helgrim for two nights at the beginning and at the Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa our last … Continue reading O Porto!

Last Stop: Lyon

Our vacation in France was all the way back in November, 2018, but at our usual non-real time pace, it’s taken nearly six months to wrap up the recounting of this trip on our blog. Our last stop was a pleasure. Coming in with little in the way of expectations, we found Lyon full of … Continue reading Last Stop: Lyon

Trois Bisous

This is a belated first post from this year’s trip to Europe. As noted before, we are incapable of creating our blog posts in anything close to real time. I guess that’s because we’re too busy each night catching up with Facebook and email to sit down to go through our pictures and write up … Continue reading Trois Bisous