Amsterdam

August 22-29, 2019 Hilton Amsterdam Spent the last night at the Hilton by the airport. We arrived at our hotel before 11 am as we had left Paris by train at 630 am. They held on to our bags while had a drink at the outdoor patio before walking across one of the...

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

June 12-16, 2019 I must admit when David and I first flew into Lisbon, we were tired and dragging our wagon. We’d lost our bags in NYC over two days earlier from our flight from Denver. We made a last minute scramble to REI and CVS to regroup some semblance of what we...

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Budapest Nick

Budapest Nick

Mom and Dad, David and I were in Budapest, Hungary last week (July 25 -29, 2019) and we had a cool experience I’ve been meaning to share with you from a very personal but historical stand point. We did a 3 hour tour of Budapest that we scheduled through the Hilton...

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2019 World Travels

2019 World Travels

As David and I are starting to outline our world trip, we’re finding ourselves in lengthy (sometimes heated) discussions about what we want to do where and how to accomplish that. Turns out the simple statement of “we’re taking time off to travel” is becoming a major...

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Cheese Head For Life

Cheese Head For Life

I have been a Green Bay Packers for as long as I can remember. Well, at least since I was a young kid with a large extended family that were Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, and Detroit Lions fan. I think a big part of my becoming a Packers fan was more to do with...

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Cuban Adventures

Cuban Adventures

David and I traveled to Cuba for just under two weeks in the spring of 2019. We spent the first five nights in Havana before heading to Vinales for five nights. We ended with two nights back in Havana. We flew directly between Cuba and the US. Traditionally Americans...

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Budapest, Hungary

July 25 - 29, 2019 Hilton Budapest Thursday (7/25) Travel day from Vienna to Budapest. We hung out at the Admiral Sports Bar at the Vienna train station until our train departed. It was the only place we could find with A/C. It was an easy train ride that was ~3...

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Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

So David and I ended up in Jamaica while shopping for trips with Costco. We were getting in the frame of mind for our big travels and I was curious about what Costco Travel was all about. David came home while I was passively playing around with travel details for...

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