Category Archives: Traveling

Adventure 2012: Ireland 2

We were so excited to drive the Ring of Kerry. It’s a scenic loop around County Kerry and, in all of our research, we kept reading about how gorgeous it is! We devoted an entire day to driving it and stopped wherever and whenever we pleased. It was so windy and cold but that didn’t […]

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Adventure 2012: Ireland 1

Our last visit to Ireland felt very rushed and only gave us a little taste of all of the beautiful places Ireland has to offer. We left last time dreaming about some day coming back and seeing the country the way we wanted too with lots of time to do so. We decided the perfect […]

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Adventure 2012: Switzerland 3

We spent most of our next day on the train. Train rides in Switzerland are so much fun! The route we took is called the Golden Pass and is known to be one of the most beautiful train rides in Switzerland. It felt like we were on a Disneyland ride all day.  We chugged along side […]

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Adventure 2012: Switzerland 2

We woke up and took a cable car/ski lift to a neighboring town called Grindelwald. It was super cute and definitely a hot spot for tourists. We walked the whole place and did some window shopping. I loved the town and had so much fun there but I was really excited to get back to […]

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Adventure 2012: Switzerland 1

The middle east really did feel like a whole other world. We arrived in Switzerland and life started to feel familiar again. English is not Switzerland’s first language but even despite the language barrier everything felt like it made more sense right away.  Our plane landed and we payed extra attention to make sure we […]

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Adventure 2012: Israel 6

We spent our last few days in Israel exploring the Old City in Jerusalem. The Old City feels a little bit like a maze and is FULL of history.  We arrived early in the city one morning and walked Via Dolorosa before the merchants woke up, the tours started, and the hustle began. Via Dolorosa […]

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Adventure 2012: Israel 5

Our first day back in Jerusalem was Brett’s birthday. It’s hard to plan something special for your husband’s birthday when you’re half way across the world, on a tight budget, and living out of one carry-on with no room for any hidden presents. We’ll do a little celebrating when we get back but I had […]

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