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Love On the Seas — Celebrating Wedding Anniversaries on a Cruise

   Love On the Seas — Celebrating Wedding Anniversaries on a Cruise Are you celebrating your wedding anniversary soon? Congratulations! Maybe you’re thinking of going on a cruise? Well, you’ve certainly decided on the right way to celebrate. This is … Continue reading

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Well it is finally here

For those of you who are fans on my Facebook Fan page, earlier this week I mentioned that some changes were coming to my blog. Well they are HERE!!! I started this blog a little over 2 years ago to … Continue reading

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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

I have been contacted by several friends and family from all over the world about the situation in the Ukraine wondering if I am worried about how close we are to the whole situation.  I have also have had several … Continue reading

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A Tour Of Krakow

A Tour Of Krakow When people are thinking of visiting Poland, Kraków is one of the first places that comes to mind. In fact, thanks to its beautiful architecture, medieval history and vibrant city life, Kraków is the most popular … Continue reading

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Poland’s Best Ski Spots

Poland’s Best Ski Spots  When you think of ski holidays, Poland may not be the first place that comes to mind. Yes, it might not compare to the French Alps or Whistler or Vail, however you’d be surprised just how … Continue reading

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To go out with a bang…

I realized yesterday, I never push the “Publish” button on this post!  So it is a few weeks late but hey better late than never, right? Well for the final day of the summer break we headed south about 30 … Continue reading

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Now that is what I call a good game

Yes, it was another fun weekend in our household!  Sunday we headed up north to Sopot.  Not to go to the beach(weather is a wee bit on the cold side for that now) but to watch women’s volleyball!  Yes, our … Continue reading

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Time to visit….Torun, Poland again

What a lovely day was today!  Not because it was 68 degrees (20 Celsius) but because I got to check out once again one of the prettiest cities here Torun, Poland! Yes, I have been to Torun more times than … Continue reading

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Volleyball is back in Poland!

Woo Hoo, women’s volleyball is back in Poland! This weekend we headed down to Poznan to watch the kind of sort of start of the 2013/2014 professional Polish women’s volleyball season.   Are we volleyball junkies?  In a weird sort … Continue reading

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Off to another beautiful walk,

The other day a few of the wives from my husbands work and I got together and were off to another beautiful walk doing a city tour of the old town area of Bydgoszcz.  Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate … Continue reading

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Time to Visit… Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow, Poland

Time to Visit… Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow, Poland A while ago during Easter break we spent a few days in Krakow, Poland.  One the top of our bucket list of places to see there was the Salt Mine.  We have … Continue reading

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Close encounters of the BUFFALO kind

In my last post you saw this picture… Well here is the story behind the picture… Then I quickly but in a slow motion started walking backwards towards the girls and to get them.  The buffalo was just walking slowly … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Yellowstone National Park

Time to visit…Yellowstone National Park During our holiday back in the USA we did manage to take 1 day to ourselves and actually not see one family member!  Crazy I know but we were to close not to take one … Continue reading

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I am leaving on a jet plane

I am leaving on a jet plane…. OK not really, but I did 3 weeks ago back to the USA to visit family and friends.  We had not been back as a family in about 4 and half years, so … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Efteling

Where?  Here… Efteling is an amazement park not quite in the middle of The Netherlands.  I L-O-V-E the characters from this park.  They are very popular in the Dutch culture.  It is based on the old fairy tales but with … Continue reading

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What do I miss about The Netherlands?

What do I miss about The Netherlands? Last week we were back in The Netherlands for a week and the girls and I did some exploring and visiting old friends. Over the week I realized how much I miss The … Continue reading

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Dutch McDonald’s

Of course a holiday with kids means at least one stop here.. Last week we were in The Netherlands for a holiday of sorts.  But one of the neatest things was at one of the McDonald’s we stopped at one … Continue reading

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A Visit to….Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland

A Visit to….Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland This weekend was a fun-filled one for me and the girls!  Bright and early Saturday morning the girls and I head up to the northern part of Poland to Gdansk.  I was asked to … Continue reading

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Panama Comes to Visit Poland!

Panama Comes to Visit Poland! This month my youngest daughter’s classroom is learning about different parts of the world such as continents and the countries that are in them.  Well, for some crazy reason her teacher asked me to do … Continue reading

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Need a Cozy Apartment in Poznan, Poland?

Need a Cozy Apartment in Poznan, Poland? So a few weeks ago the hubby ran the Poznan Half-Marathon along with several other of his friends that he talked into running. Like I have mentioned before one of the main ways we … Continue reading

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Visit to….Warsaw Uprising Museum

Visit to….Warsaw Uprising Museum April 19th is a special day in Warsaw, Poland.  Why?  Because today is the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the 1943 act of Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German-occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi … Continue reading

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The End of a Vacation / The Beginning of a Nightmare

The End of a Vacation / The Beginning of a Nightmare Well one of the perks of living in Europe is all the travel opportunities that available to us.  But the same goes when you are in the USA but … Continue reading

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A Visit to…Vienna, Austria

 A Visit to…Vienna, Austria 2 weeks ago I did a post about my hubby running the Bratislava, Slovakia marathon.  Well we stayed for a few extra days to do some sight-seeing around that area as have never been to that … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Manufaktura Pottery Outlet in Boleslawiec, Poland

Time to Visit…Manufaktura Pottery Outlet in Boleslawiec, Poland This is my FAVORITE Polish pottery store  in Boleslawiec!   This store is the outlet store of  Manufaktura.  When you look through the pictures below you will see why! For those of … Continue reading

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Time to Visit….Bratislava Marathon

Time to Visit….Bratislava Marathon I know I have not posted a lot this past week and half but I have a REALLY good excuse!  My husband was off running another half marathon, this time in Bratislava Slovakia! I love it when my husband … Continue reading

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