Our 2017 Europe Itinerary: Munich, Portugal, Spain and Copenhagen

Several friends have asked for the itinerary for our 6 week trip to Europe last spring. You asked for it, you got it. Contact me if you want more details. I'll do a future blog entry about the wisdom (or lack of it) in doing this type of trip. We went on this trip in … Continue reading Our 2017 Europe Itinerary: Munich, Portugal, Spain and Copenhagen

Always choose to pay in Euros

  (The following is from the point of view of a U.S. resident traveling in Europe, but this information applies to all travel for all those traveling outside their own country. Be careful which currency you are paying with when using your credit card!)  "La cuenta, por favor." "Die Rechnung, bitte." "L'addition, s'il vous plaît." … Continue reading Always choose to pay in Euros

5 tricks for travel with kids

While traveling with kids is rewarding and fun, you need to have strategies to keep the kids engaged. No one wants to go all the way to Europe (or your local museum) just to have the kids playing on their phones or whining about being bored. Visiting Munich recently reminded me of the tools I gathered … Continue reading 5 tricks for travel with kids