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Gallery of Ancestors and Knights Hall

Schloss Burg – Fortress, Castle, Museum

Today we made our way from our hotel in Düsseldorf to the small town of Solingen, where we spent some time at the Schloss...
Castle Eltz

The Eltz Castle – One Family’s Home For 850 Years

Eltz Castle is one of the few castles in Europe that's never been destroyed, by fire, by war, by anything. We spent some time...
Entrance to Hotel Jagdschloss Kranichstein

Staying at the Hotel Jagdschloss Kranichstein

Yeah, that's a mouthful for a hotel name. We stayed at the Hotel Jagschloss Kranichstein for just a night on our way to Cochem...
Buckingham Palace

Visiting London

We've spent the last few days wandering around London, playing American Tourist. For us that means seeking out the Starbucks stores—of which there are...
Queen Mary 2

Crossing the Atlantic Aboard the Queen Mary 2

The Queen Mary 2 isn't small by any stretch of the imagination, but it isn't one of the largest ships by today's standard in...

Impressions of New York, The Video

While Bonnie was walking about New York City taking interesting photographs, Don was following close behind with a GoPro, capturing things that moved, and...
squaretimes M&M Building,

Impressions of New York City

It's not going to be possible to see this city in two days. Probably wouldn't be possible to see it in a lifetime. Two...
A cargo ship being pulled through the Gatun Locks Panama Canal

Colon Panama

Not long ago we made a short Caribbean cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas. Our trip took us along the western...