Desination: Ireland

There’s more to Ireland than shamrocks and Guinness. But who needs more than that, amiright? So, the family and I took our major family vacay to the land of Ire last year over Spring Break.  I felt a teensy bit guilty that this trip really felt like MY trip.  A destination I had dreamt of traveling…

The Best Surprises in our 2 Years Abroad

Well, folks…the time has come.  In exactly one month, our feet will be on American soil…or as American as El Paso can get.  Our time here in Germany has been at once too short and epic.  We really hit the ground running and spent every second (and dollar) on making the best of it. I’ve…

Tips to Choosing your Hotel in Europe

Hotels in Europe are not quite like the ones in America.  In the states, you basically choose between a variety big-name, hotel chains.  In Europe, the options are a bit different. For most people, hotels are somewhere you sleep, shower, dress.  You’re spending like two waking hours (tops) in your hotel room.  Folks with offspring see them…