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2015 January–Celebrating the big 3.0., Cologne, Monchau

The weekend before my big birthday, Tom took me on a surprise weekend getaway.  I didn’t know where we were going, until we were almost there… in Koln. This city was a bit of a disappointment.  They had the BIGGEST

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2015 January–Celebrating the big 3.0., Cologne, Monchau

The weekend before my big birthday, Tom took me on a surprise weekend getaway.  I didn’t know where we were going, until we were almost there… in Koln. This city was a bit of a disappointment.  They had the BIGGEST

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A Dream Come True

A couple years ago, on one of those chats with Leena, I said I was saving our trip to California for when we can ALL go together.  “That’s never gonna happen” was the reply.   Why not?  Different school systems with

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A Dream Come True

A couple years ago, on one of those chats with Leena, I said I was saving our trip to California for when we can ALL go together.  “That’s never gonna happen” was the reply.   Why not?  Different school systems with

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2nd Christmas in Brussels

Time has flown by.  Can’t believe this is the second Christmas we spend in Belgium.   We found an evening to go shopping for Xmas gifts and then visits Brussels downtown.  And we started by feasting on Haagen Daazs ice-cream.  Ah,

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2nd Christmas in Brussels

Time has flown by.  Can’t believe this is the second Christmas we spend in Belgium.   We found an evening to go shopping for Xmas gifts and then visits Brussels downtown.  And we started by feasting on Haagen Daazs ice-cream.  Ah,

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Paris in November

I  always imagined Paris as the city that I would visit once in a life time.  Instead, I have now visited this city at least 6 times!!!  I still remember my very first visit in 2007.  My first time to

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Paris in November

I  always imagined Paris as the city that I would visit once in a life time.  Instead, I have now visited this city at least 6 times!!!  I still remember my very first visit in 2007.  My first time to

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Return via Switzerland & France

After Lake Garda, we visited Milan where we were robbed.  So on our way home, we only had a iphone4 for pictures. We drove through Switzerland – WOW .  I’d love to come back here.  Everything was BREATHtaking.   The light

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Return via Switzerland & France

After Lake Garda, we visited Milan where we were robbed.  So on our way home, we only had a iphone4 for pictures. We drove through Switzerland – WOW .  I’d love to come back here.  Everything was BREATHtaking.   The light

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Italia: Lake Garda

We spent a beautiful 3 nights and 2 days at a hotel overlooking Lake Garda.  the receptionist told us, it must have been 100 years since they’d had a summer like this – gray and cloudy and rainy.  Despite the

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Italia: Lake Garda

We spent a beautiful 3 nights and 2 days at a hotel overlooking Lake Garda.  the receptionist told us, it must have been 100 years since they’d had a summer like this – gray and cloudy and rainy.  Despite the

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Italia: Verona

This was one of the most romantic days, even though  it started with a disappointing visit to the town of …. FERRARI.  this stop was a RIPOFF.  You were not even allowed to sit in a car, and the simulation

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Italia: Verona

This was one of the most romantic days, even though  it started with a disappointing visit to the town of …. FERRARI.  this stop was a RIPOFF.  You were not even allowed to sit in a car, and the simulation