Skiing in Kitzbuhel: Round 2

Our family adventured to Kitzbuhel, Austria exactly 4 years ago when we lived in London.  It was our first road trip out of England and ventured through France, Belgium, and Germany to reach our Austrian destination.  This time, we just had to drive 5ish hours from Dresden.  But the drive still held some adventures.  Remember... Continue Reading →


The Tuckered Inn is Open

It's a precarious thing, living abroad.  And even more so here in Germany where I do not speak the language.  It sure makes reaching out and being friendly that much more challenging.  It's a delicate balance of wanting to be myself, but wanting to understand and respect the local culture and expectations.  This was a... Continue Reading →

Willkommen zum Herbstmarkt!

Welcome to the Autumn Market! Festivals are a total thing here.  If you can think of an occasion, there's a festival for that.   Here's a link to a list of them, and just from August to December I count roughly 50.  It's just a way of life.  It's super fun, I have to admit.... Continue Reading →

Saxon-Switzerland National Park

Königstein Fortress & Bastei Bridge It's always tricky planning these outings.  Not only do we have to do the research, find the location, figure out logistics and all, but then we have to put together a sales presentation for the kids.  That's sometimes the most difficult task.  How to get the kids excited to get... Continue Reading →

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