Thoughts on Repatriation

The last few months have been a blur- I’ve visited new countries, attended the World Cup and started making preparations for the move back to the USA.  We’ve known for a year that we’d be moving home this autumn, but as the days get shorter and the summer finally seems over (it’s almost cold enough…

March in Review

I’ve been a bad blogger this month, we’ve been busy at home and work and I haven’t had the motivation to write. We’re home almost every weekend in April though, which should give me plenty of free time! In mid-March, we flew to Sicily and spent 3 nights in Catania, which was a great spot…

Vienna: Delicious and Beautiful

Really, what more could you ask for in a city? When we visited Vienna in February, the weather was absolutely freezing! It’s a good thing there are tons of tempting cafes with great coffee and delicious cakes and snacks on pretty much every block. After arriving via train from Bratislava (an easy hour and a…

A Visit to Bratislava

Bratislava is just an hour away from Vienna by bus or train but an entirely different city to experience! We decided to add a night there onto our trip to Vienna, and I’m so glad. The  capital of Slovakia is full of great food, a beautiful old town, delicious beer and lots of history. It’s…

A Week in Les 3 Vallees

I spent months debating which ski resort to spend a week at- and I’m so glad we ended up in Courchevel Moriand (or 1650), part of the largest ski area in the world! Though it has a reputation for being pricey (which it lived up to when I paid €6 for a tiny bottle of…