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That's all, he wrote

Our journey continues as we resume traveling clockwise around Ireland, this time heading north from Killarney to Galway. The highway...

Back to where it all began

I’m finally back in Ireland! It was here some 14 years ago that I went on my very first solo backpacking trip around Europe. There was...

Through the Highlands

We resume our journey through Scotland on the Isle of Skye, where we had an action packed day of adventure! After a hearty breakfast of...

Scotland ho! 

Ah, Scotland… the land of thick accents, kilts, bagpipes, red hair, and strange food. A land full of mystery and mythology everywhere you...

England Anew

Looking back, I feel that Wales is quite underrated, as we really enjoyed our time there. I hear of a lot of tour packages that cover...

A Wales of a time

To explore the rest of the UK, we’d looked at several options from trains to cars to buses and everything in between. In the end, we...

London Calling

Hey, it's Catherine! Since this was my first time in London (and Noah’s third), I'm going to share with you about our first stop in the...

Hitting the Slots

Due to construction on the tracks, we had to take a bus from Oslo to the Swedish town of Göteborg. That stunk a bit for us because we had...

I'm all fjord Norway

Whenever someone mentions Norway, I always think of rugged landscapes, water, and, of course, fjords. If you’ve been around since our...

So we're vikings on Midsommar

As I mentioned at the end of my last blog, we took a 17 hour ferry across the Baltic Sea to Stockholm in Sweden, just like they did in...

Latvia and Estonia

Each of the Baltic States are surprisingly different, yet have many interesting similarities, all of which have made them what they are...

The Land of my Forefathers

When we last left you, we were boarding a bus heading north to Lithuania, the southernmost of the three Baltic States. Why Lithuania, you...

The Light and Dark of Poland

We got to take an overnight train as we traveled from Berlin to Krakow in Poland. The distance by train takes at least 6 or 7 hours, and...

Going to the East Side

It’s still crazy to me to think that just 30 years ago East Germany meant something a lot different than it does now. Now it’s simply a...

Cruising the Rhine

So, forget everything I’ve been saying about places being beautiful. We’ve been spending the last week in the Middle Rhine Valley, and it...

Belgibourg

You just don’t often hear much about Belgium. Tucked away between France, The Netherlands, and the sea, it’s not necessarily on the...

Next stop, Amsterdam Centraal!

No, that’s not a typo… things are just spelled a little differently in Dutch. Anyway, we traveled from Paris northeast to Amsterdam by...

Finding Fun in France

I’ll admit, I was just a bit apprehensive as we headed into France. I don’t check the news but enough things popped up about unrest in...

Mountains, mountains everywhere

I wasn’t kidding when I said Italy is a beautiful country, but stepping off the train into the small Austrian town of Bad Ischl is just...