Thoughts on Deja Vu

Have you ever had a moment of déjà vu? A moment where you think to yourself, “I’ve been here before” or “I’ve lived through this before.” I’ve experienced it several times, but one of the strangest ones occurred while we were in Salzburg, Austria last month. The experience left me shaking. One night during our […]

Thoughts on Swiss Villages and Cities

The second country of our tour Romantic Villages of the European Alps was Switzerland. The weather during our whole stay there was cloudy, rainy, and overcast. Not exactly the kind of weather you want when visiting the Alps. I have a personal theory about why the mountains looked so much bigger there. The valleys are […]

Thoughts on Italian Villages and Cities

The name of our tour was Romantic Villages of Alpine Europe, an accurate description of the places we stayed and visited. Being a small-town girl, this was the perfect tour for me. We mostly stayed in towns with 5,000 residents or less. I loved the small-town feel of the places, with their cobblestone streets, town […]

Thoughts on Our Trip to Europe

I’m back! After spending 23 days in the European Alps, Hubby and I arrived back in the U.S. safe and sound. What an adventure! We saw northern Italy, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Austria, and Germany; saw beautiful sights and centuries-old sites: made new friends and made our way across cobblestone streets; and rode trains, planes, buses, ferries, […]