A Southern Germany Itinerary

A Southern Germany Itinerary

Planning a trip to a new destination can be a daunting task, especially if you are heading to a place where you do not speak or read the language.  Coming up with hotels, transportation, restaurants, and activities takes time, research, and patience which is not...
Pun-ny Signs: I Think I’m Gonna Hurl

Pun-ny Signs: I Think I’m Gonna Hurl

This week’s Pun-ny sign is straight from Rosario, Argentina where they may have created the world’s best hangover food. Nothing like a Barfy burger, folks – tastes the same coming up as it does going down. La comida es muy...
Pun-ny Signs – Ruff Rider

Pun-ny Signs – Ruff Rider

What are Pun-ny Signs? Pun-ny Signs are pieces of humor scattered in the most unexpected places.  They are inappropriate and crude.  They are the cheesiest “Dad” joke.  They are offensive, yet funny.  They are Oompa Loompas and bald jokes.  They are...
Exploring the Swabian Alps

Exploring the Swabian Alps

A note to any readers out there – Michael is tired of Bambi having all the fun, so he has decided to write up this blog entry – to make sure he accurately tells the story, Bambi is adding her own anecdotes in italics – readers beware…. Bambi and I woke up later...
Michael Blows in the Black Forest

Michael Blows in the Black Forest

Germany’s Black Forest is known for cuckoo clocks and for mystical forests that inspired tales such as Hansel and Gretel.  While the landscapes and offerings of the many towns of Schwarwald do lend themselves to these legends, there are many other gems in the Black...
Cuckoo for Wasserfalls

Cuckoo for Wasserfalls

When I booked our hotel in the Black Forest, I chose Triberg for two reasons – cuckoo clocks and the highest waterfall in Germany.  Though we will be staying here for three more days, we planned to spend this first day in town checking out these touristy draws and we...
Once Upon a Time in the Alps…

Once Upon a Time in the Alps…

In 1971, Walt Disney’s Cinderella Castle was completed in Orlando, FL, a landmark inspired by Germany’s Neuschwanstein Castle. I have been to Disney World a million times and have enjoyed Disney’s vision more times than I can count. Today, I finally get to check off a...
Who Got the Hook Up in Deuchland?

Who Got the Hook Up in Deuchland?

After four nights in the big city of Munich, Michael and I have re-packed our bags and are ready to head into the German countryside.  The plan for the day is to hop in the car and drive to Garmisch, which is about an hour and a half away.  Once there, we’ll check out...