Amsterdam day two

Our second day in Amsterdam was our only full day in the city. We’d arrived from Munich the day before and were set to venture to the countryside on day three. We set out to find coffee and came across a cute bakery (see above) that smelled like heaven and chocolate. We were eating at … Continue reading

McEuroTrip14: Amsterdam day one

Amsterdam canals and bikes

When hopped on the train to the Munich airport early in the morning on day four (days one, two, three). Just a few hours later we touched down in Amsterdam. The first thing I noticed, I didn’t feel like I was in a foreign country. Almost every sign was in English. Navigating the airport and then … Continue reading

European vacation: cultural prep

the girl with the pearl earring

Back when we purchased our tickets for our upcoming trip to Munich, Amsterdam and Paris, I thought about “Monuments Men.” I’d finished the book a few months earlier and then seen the movie. I started looking forward to seeing some of the places the book talks about. That’s when I realized I wanted to do … Continue reading

European vacation: Making decisions

We’re finally going! It’s been more than two years since I first blogged about our European vacation plans. New jobs, moving and well, being broke has been in the way. But finally we’re taking the leap. (Don’t get me wrong, Costa Rica and our minimoon vacations have been great but not like this.) A few … Continue reading

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