lancaster in a day

To Lancaster from Philadelphia it takes between 1 and 2 hours, and being that we’d had our first taste of freedom and had another week before I went back to work to teach, we decided to plan another, slightly spur-of-the-moment trip. It can be difficult to find somewhere to stay within Lancaster that is not … More lancaster in a day

country roads

    It finally happened: we felt comfortable enough to venture out our back door, and away! On, to the country roads of West Virginia… We booked an airbnb that we’d stayed at a couple of years ago (read about the fun we had at –> West Virginian Valentine) and felt that since it was … More country roads

fairy tale germany

My head is, and always has been, in the clouds. I loved fairy tales from a young age and realize now that as life got real and my childlike perspective dwindled away, I relied on stories with happy endings in many ways. This slight obsession with stories provided me an eagerness to wander to Germany, … More fairy tale germany

this is london

  London in the (almost) spring – beginning of March – proved to be lovely. Amid scares of Coronavirus, with careful traveling we were just able to make it there and back from Philadelphia with a great time in-between. Our trip happened from flying out of Philadelphia on a Wednesday and returning on Sunday, and … More this is london

memories of munich

We arrived in Munich after quite the night on a train. We had planned this trip with our overnight train ride as the supposed highlight. We thought we’d love it. Matt thought he booked a train car for just the two of us so when we boarded, we set up our beer, asked a worker … More memories of munich

amsterdam escapades

Belgium was over, and our next stop was Amsterdam!   Eurail made our trip from city to city pretty awesome. We had much to learn about train travel in Europe, much of it having to do with having the Eurail Pass. For example – it is worth it to spend a few bucks to reserve … More amsterdam escapades

beaches in october

    With a hectic start to the school year and working oh-so-many hours, we decided to get away and take a weekend just for us. Being that we aren’t beach enthusiasts during the summer, we thought we’d venture out to a few desirable locations now that the crowds have presumably died down: Ocean City, … More beaches in october