Going Nomad

Just letting my 3 readers know that I’ve started a new blog to document my husband and I “moving to the world” 🙂  I’ll still post other things on this blog… maybe less sporadically once I don’t have a household to manage! But if you’re interested in seeing the world with us (and seeing if things…

Arriving in Second Summer

It’s been 6 or 7 years since we visited my sister L, who now lives in Naples, Florida, but with some Delta miles to spend, and with my other sister C and her family (husband K, teenage daughter E, and pre-teen daughter J) planning a Fall trip to Disney World (from Germany), we decided it was…

Journey to Apison

Our caravan of vehicles got underway shortly after 7 am this morning after Pastor Brad led us in a prayer… Well, not a caravan exactly… we were all following the same directions, at least theoretically [looking at you, Princess Tracy Lost… :-)], but we didn’t want to try to keep so many vehicles together. We…

The Main Event!

After another scrumptious breakfast at Hotel Monaco, we checked out and took the U-Bahn (with a very easy change) to BMW Welt. It’s quite an astounding complex; I can’t imagine how many millions it cost to build! We had been told to be there an hour or more prior to our appointment, but we were…

Hotel Monaco

We stayed two nights in Munich at the Hotel Monaco, just a couple blocks from the main train station, which is about a 40-minute train ride from the airport, but then within walking distance of the center of the city. We were a little unsure when we saw that there was a casino and a…

Beautiful day in Munich

Monday we had a full day to spend in Munich, so after a scrumptious breakfast at our hotel (which unfortunately I forgot to photograph), we headed out to walk the 2 km through the back streets of the city to the Deutsches Museum, which is located on a island in the Isar River. We wandered…

Vacation well begun

We arrived at our hotel in Munich around noon, after an uneventful journey (though a little rushed in Toronto), no trouble with the train from the airport, and only a minor difficulty locating the hotel. The hosts greeted us very warmly – I had been corresponding previously with them via email, Twitter, and Facebook, so we…