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Exploring Berlin: A Gastronomic Adventure

Being a relatively diverse European city, there was no shortage of dining options while we were in Berlin. From traditional German dishes to Asian cuisine, we ate very well on this trip. Perhaps the most difficult decision was what beer to order with our dinners. German food: As we were literally in Germany, there were… Continue reading Exploring Berlin: A Gastronomic Adventure

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Fun in Flagstaff, Arizona

After camping for three days in Moab, Utah, visiting three of Utah's big five national parks, we broke camp and loaded up the minivan. Following a stop to fill up on fuel and a last visit to my new favorite coffee shop, Moab Roasters, we hit the road to start the trek home through Flagstaff.… Continue reading Fun in Flagstaff, Arizona

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Get Your Eats on Route 66

The mention of Route 66 evokes images of a bygone era- of old cars and cross country road trips, summers spent national parking with stops at diners for a slice of pie and a cup of joe. In some ways, the old route, or at least portions of it, was what brought my family to… Continue reading Get Your Eats on Route 66

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Solvang, California

After an adventure-filled weekend celebrating National Parks Week 2022, Earth Day, and Junior Ranger Day at Pinnacles National Park in central California, too soon it was time to begin the trek home. But is was not time to end the adventure just yet. We have learned over the course of many road trips that there… Continue reading Solvang, California

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The Ozarks

Family business of a sort took us to the Midwest via Atlanta this past week. After a redeye flight from Los Angeles, and its morning connector- flights that I admittedly did not want to be on- we landed in Springfield, Missouri. The unwillingness to travel by this travel blogger will be a different story for… Continue reading The Ozarks