Last Big Trip: Budapest Hungary


Welcome to Hungary

We never thought we would be able to go to Hungary but we are so glad that we didn’t miss it. Budapest is a beautiful city. Though I think it was the hardest country to communicate in. Hungarian is not at all related to the English or Spanish languages […]

Last Big Trip: Vienna

Schloss Schonbrunn

We enjoyed a wonderful day in Vienna. We started with Schonbrunn Palace. We spent hours exploring the gardens and the palace itself. The kids even enjoyed the tour of the palace and loved listening to their headsets and finding all the items that were being talked about. After the tour was over […]

Last Big Trip: Vienna part 2



We spent the afternoon in the world’s oldest zoo. It was a beautiful zoo and we had lots of fun. We all had a first experience, seeing Panda Bears. What cute adorable creatures they are.

We then meandered on up to the Gloriette. It had a beautiful […]

Icecream in Vienna


After the beautiful morning in Berchtesgaden and a short drive. We made it safely to our hotel in Vienna…to find out they once again…gave away. So after using my broken German I finally was able to get the hotel worker to help us find a new hotel. Not exactly the […]

Last Big Trip: Berchtesgaden & the Eagle’s Nest



Up on Top


We left the hotel bright and early so that we could get up to the Eagle’s


Nest before the fog rolled in.We left so early that we were able to take time and enjoy some views along the way. The […]

Last Big Trip: Dachau

Before heading back to the states we thought we would go on one last big trip here in Europe. We started on our 5 country trip on Wednesday. Our first stop of the day was going to the Nazi concentration camp of Dachau. We went right before closing time so we didn’t […]


Our last few days at home took us down to spielplatz in our village. We enjoyed spending time with our good friends the Beans and enjoying the beautiful sunshine. We sure will miss this place. As you can see we go down there dressed in anything from formal dresses to our pajamas. We are going […]

Kindergarten Graduation

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Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

We spent our morning at the Palace of Versailles. We enjoyed our time exploring this palace and staying out of the rain. It was beautiful to see, it sure makes it more interesting when reading a Tale of Two Cities when you have actually seen the extravagance of some. We were […]

“The City Of Love” day 1

Craig and I had the opportunity to go to (as Addyline says) “the city of love”. For those of you who do not know which city this is, perhaps by the end of the post you will discover which city has been awarded this title by the Booth children.

We started our trip by going […]