We departed from Stuttgart Germany and decided to break up the estimated six-hour drive into two days. After traveling to so many big cities through Europe and entertaining family members and friends over the past year, I was craving an escape into nature. This is easy to do living in Germany since […]

Stunning Slovenia, Part 1: Overnight in Austria

The Ski Amade area is an extensive network of ski resorts that start fairly close to Salzburg, Austria. We spent a week in the St. Johann/Alpendorf region using one of our very underused timeshare weeks. They aren’t as popular and not nearly available or accommodating as they are in the states. […]

Ski Amade, Sankt Johann im Pongau

  ROAD TRIP!!  A road trip in Europe isn’t exactly the same as in the states.  Similar, but not the same.  As an FYI, this trip took place in August of 2013 and I was a full seven months pregnant. Gas prices, tolls, vignettes, and hidden speed cameras can add up […]

Salzburg, Austria & Berchtestgaden, Germany

We were recently hit with our first substantial snowfall of the season and after three failed attempts at finding snow so far, this meant it’s time for us to head to the local mountains.  My son recently turned two and in most ski schools in Austria, the child must be three […]

Ehrwald, Austria