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Top Tips for Train Travel in Europe With Kids

Train Travel in Europe with Kids

We mastered the art of train travel in Europe with kids through Austria and Switzerland on our recent two week adventure.  Traveling by train made this trip one of the most enjoyable and relaxing that we have ever taken! Train travel in Europe with kids was much more enjoyable than driving or flying.  We were all able to […]

Renting a Canal Boat: A Great Way to Explore Europe For Families

Europe Canal Boat

Renting a houseboat to explore the canals of Europe is a great way to get off the beaten path and visit un-touristy small towns and villages while leisurely drifting past some incomparable scenery!   The idea of renting a houseboat (or a canal boat, as they are sometimes called) is a much more common vacation notion in much […]

Please don’t be one of “those” people…Flying on Thanksgiving

Seats at the MSP airport

Thanksgiving is time for giving thanks.  On this Thanksgiving eve, I am giving thanks for the fact that I am not at work at the airport tonight. I realize that you all have your reasons for traveling on this particularly inauspicious day.  You couldn’t get any extra time off of work or school, your already […]