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How to Travel Internationally With Kids

Even for young children, travel offers many benefits. They remember more than you realize (researchers at Harvard University have shown that children as young as 17 months retain long-term memories), and exposure to different cultures, languages, and even food can...

26 Big Travel Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

I remember the first time my credit card was declined because I hadn’t called the bank in advance to notify them of my travels. I was traveling alone to Belgrade, Serbia, and I’d just found an ATM machine at the airport to get cash so I could pay for a taxi to the...

Last of the Vienna Christmas Markets on to the River Cruise

A few stops left on our last day in Vienna and on our walk to St Charles Church we pass by an ice rink, which to me is perfect for the whole Christmas Market theme we are on. I’m not sure why I have a thing for ice rinks and Christmas other than I love the movie...
Vienna Vacation starting Palaces  Christmas Markets

Vienna Vacation starting Palaces Christmas Markets

One of the things I like to do in a new city is take a hop on hop off tour to get acquainted with a new city. We took the Big Bus tour that has two routes and about 20 stops between them. There are so many things to do and see and so little time here that the Big Bus...

Follow our adventures from Vienna to Prague

Tis the day before Thanksgiving and I am truly blessed and thankful for the life I have been given. Today we embark on our Bucket List adventure to visit some amazing Christmas markets in Europe. We will start with a few days in Vienna and then get on a Riverboat and...