Bruges, One Of The Most Beautiful Cities In Europe

Bruges, one of the most charming cities in Europe

Bruges, with its beautiful medieval architecture, cobblestone streets and picturesque canals, seems to be straight out of a fairytale. Often called “Venice of the North“, it beckons travelers to tour its grand squares as well as its tiny back alleys and discover all its wonderful charms. While not as popular as Paris, Rome or London, […]

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Vienna Will Steal Your Heart

It doesn’t take long for Vienna to steal your heart. It is a fabulous city with a rich heritage and is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe. While my husband and I were happy to wander Vienna’s elegant streets and admire the beautiful buildings, others come to attend a performance at the famous […]

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Planning A Trip To Europe

Planning A Trip To Europe can be exciting but also a little nerve racking at times. The more prepared you are before leaving on your dream trip, the better your experience will be once you have arrived. My husband and I are leaving on another trip to Europe and I thought I would share how I go […]

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Munich, The Warm Heart Of Bavaria

Munich is the capital and warm “heart” of Bavaria. This cosmopolitan city has been called one of the most livable cities in Europe with reason.  It is friendly and sophisticated, traditional and trendy, historic and modern, and holds one of the largest parties in the world, the famous Oktoberfest beer festival. Tourists as well as […]

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Best Of The Year 2011

As I look back on 2011, it was a memorable year for me. At the end of May, I decided to start my blog, Back Road Journal. Going from the fear of how do I start a blog to being named “Best Food Blog of the Year” by Wineguys Radio and TV is amazing to me. […]

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Monet’s Garden On A Rainy Day

Today as I look out the window of our lakeside cottage in Maine at the mist and drizzle, I’m thinking of all the people who are here visiting for the first time. I do hope the weather clears up for them and that they get to see and do all the outdoor adventures they have […]

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