Tirolean Charm

Just fifteen miles south of Innsbruck, in the Stubai valley is the alpine resort village of Neustift. This region of the Austrian Tirol is known by nature enthusiasts and hikers for its wonderful walking trails that can be reached by cable cars up to the alpine meadows. It is also well known for guaranteed skiing […]

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Storybook Bavarian Villages

One of the reasons for staying in the beautiful mountain village of Lermoos, Austria is its’ close proximity to the German border and the Bavarian Alps. After waking to a beautiful sunny day, my husband and I decided that it was the perfect time to drive across the border to visit storybook Bavarian villages less than an […]

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Lermoos…A Perfect Mountain Village

A perfect mountain village with spectacular views isn’t just a dream…it is a reality. Lermoos, in the Tirol region of Austria is a top contender for that title as far as I am concerned.  After days of rain and fog, the sun came out on our second day in Lermoos and look at the beautiful […]

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A Bright Spot On A Rainy Day

A bright spot on a rainy day is something to be treasured. While traveling in Germany has been great, I can’t say the same for the weather. We left the Black Forest on the third day of our stay with the sun poking in and out of the clouds. We stopped at a wonderful town […]

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A Rainy Day Can’t Get Me Down

When you plan a trip, you always hope to have wonderful weather. I had visions of touring lovely towns on Lake Constance (Bodensee in German) with sun filled vistas of the lake with the Swiss Alps in the background. I could see my husband and I sitting at an outdoor café having a beer and […]

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A Gem In The Black Forest

You can search the world over looking for the perfect hotel. I found a hotel that I consider a gem in the Black Forest of Germany called Traube Tonbach. The hotel is located in Tonbach, one of nine villages that collectively make up the town of Baiersbronn. The hotel complex lies on both sides of […]

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Overcoming Jet Lag

I have crossed the Atlantic and arrived in Germany. Guten Tag (or if you are like me and don’t speak German) Good Day. I usually find that adjusting to a six hour time difference with just a few hours sleep to be a problem for several days but not this time. I want to give you […]

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Pack Your Bags And Dust Off Your Passport

Pack your bags and dust off your passport. I’m taking you on a new adventure in Europe. My husband and I will be back traveling the back roads visiting charming small towns and a few famous city centers. We will be driving through Germany, France and Austria. You can sit in the comfort of your […]

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Lamb Stew For An Autumn Night

Autumn in New England is one of the loveliest times of the year. Leaves turn gold and crimson then fall to the ground creating a beautiful carpet that crunches under your feet. Adults take their children to pick apples at one of the many orchards and to farms looking for the perfect pumpkin. After a […]

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