Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Eastern Europe Itinerary with Children

blur cartography close up concept

Photo by slon_dot_pics on Pexels.com

The Grande Adventure Continues

After an amazing seventeen days exploring some of Europe’s greatest hits in 2017, our family of four can’t wait to get back to “the continent”.  So, for the summer of 2019 we’ll be packing our Osprey backpacks and hitting the road for fourteen days through some of Europe en reprieve.

Family Road Trip through Eastern Europe

Continue reading

Trains & Public Transit Options: 2017

 

100_0522

Taking the train through Cinque Terre, October 2010

As a family of four we will be “backpacking” through France, Italy, and the Netherlands through a series of planes, trains, and automobiles.  Because I know that wireless access can be limited when travelling, I am saving all of the relevant train schedules for June 2017 here so I have an easy one-stop solution for calling an audible on train travel during the trip.

Continue reading

Amsterdam: 18 Hour Layover

rijksmuseum2014-john-lewis-marshall

Rijksmuseum, Courtesy IAmesterdam

There are three direct flights from Europe to Salt Lake City, through London, Paris, or Amsterdam. Following our time in Rome, I knew we’d have to connect in one of these cities, and based on a great deal I found on Delta, Amsterdam was the best option.  So, I decided to push for one more day of Punching the Travel Fun Button with a layover in Amsterdam.  We won’t have much time, so I opted for maximum convenience in all our planning.

Continue reading