Baden-Baden

We stayed in Baden-Baden for only a couple of nights while we were visiting the Schloss Lichtenstein and the Black Forest. There really isn’t...

Hohenschwangau

Hohen schwan gau - in german means high (hohen) schwan (swan) gau (country, district). The community of Schwangau was originally nothing more than a...

Heidelberg

Heidelberg goes down as one of those places that warrants a return trip at some point. While we weren't totally blown away with the...
View of Cochem Germany from the Cochem Castle

Cochem Germany

When we arrived in Cochem, there were probably 1,000 bikers in town, plus a compliment of other tourists from tour companies, boat excursions, and...

Hotel Continental, Barcelona

We're a Holiday Inn Express kinda folk. We like to know what to expect when we book a hotel, and we like to have...

Barcelona in a Day

Not long ago, we had the fortunate occasion to spend the day in Barcelona, Spain. We were traveling from Orlando, Florida and catching a...

Stockholm, Sweden

It’s really unfair to judge a place by one day’s worth of sightseeing, especially from a controlled tour bus from a cruise ship. But...

Helsinki Finland

Those of you who know us might know that we're not city folk in general. We'll go to a city and spend time occasionally,...