Category: Travel

The French Riviera in High Season – WOW

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        When my sister told me she was going to be doing an intensive class in Nice, France during July, I shook my head.  The French Riviera in High Season is not necessarily my idea of a cool place to be.  And it wasn’t cool – it was very, very hot. But […]

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Language barriers – they don’t have to be barriers!

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We love to travel.  We travel as often as we can, and love to discover new places.  Now, having grown up in tiny European countries, my husband and I both speak quite a few languages.  You can’t live in Belgium and in the Netherlands without learning other languages, the countries are too small, and far […]

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Traveling with Challenges : bad back, bad hips, bad knees – oy vey

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              Medieval stairs in Como, Italy We aren’t getting any younger and physical challenges can be daunting when contemplating a trip to Europe or to anyplace for that matter.  This past trip we took to Europe came with some physical challenges we’ll chalk up to advancing years.  That’s our […]

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Europe without breaking the bank – how we do it

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        View of Cernobbio, Como, from Brunate We love to travel and we go back to Europe (which is home for us) as often as we can. It can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be.  Over the last 20 years we’ve found ways to keep costs in check and ways […]

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Photo Diary – Spring 2015 La Bahia Antiques Show

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          From the time we entered Texas to set up day and the day of the actual show — the weather has been great. It’s been dry, sunny and cool! Perfect for antiquing and junking in the fields of Texas, bluebonnets and all! Inside our booth: Bluebonnets and wildflowers: Here are […]

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