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October 2015


Backpacking Europe-Prague (No Spiders, Just Torture)

I liked Prague a lot.  I met some really nice people at my hostel and it was a very relaxing stay, which is just what I needed after being in Berlin during the World Cup.  Everyone in Prague walks slow and talks slow and…

October 29, 2015

Backpacking Europe-Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Sachsenhausen concentration camp is located just outside Berlin and offers a 6 hour guided tour.  The camp was built by slave laborers in 1936 and became the model for all other camps during World War II.  They used this site to train guards for…

October 26, 2015

Backpacking Europe-Berlin

After my long train ride to Copenhagen, I was happy to have an uneventful ride to Berlin.  When I arrived, I checked into my hostel which was very nice, but also a 5 story walk up, which was not my favorite thing to do…

October 23, 2015

Haunted Dinner

For most people, there are some things in their hometown that sound fun and exciting, but for some reason, they’ve never done.  Sometimes I think it’s harder to do things in your own town than it is on vacation.  When you’re somewhere else you…

October 18, 2015
Whose panties are these?
Book Reviews

Whose panties are these?

One of my favorite questions I get asked is what to pack for trips.  I know many people that feel they need to take everything possible with them.  They end up lugging half their home in their suitcase and then return from their trip…

October 14, 2015

Backpacking Europe-Copenhagen

I had a very interesting train ride from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.  First, there were tons of people standing on the train that hadn’t made seat reservations.  Everyone was trying to get to Berlin for the World Cup.   Second, our train had some malfunction so…

October 11, 2015

Backpacking Europe-Amsterdam

After leaving Belgium I found myself a little lonely again in Amsterdam.  The Dutch people were great and I was amazed by the culture.  However, Amsterdam is one of those places that some people go to just to drink and get high so many…

October 4, 2015

Glamping in Cascade

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go ‘glamping’ with my mom and sister.  My mom grew up in a big family and most of her childhood was spent running around outdoors with her siblings.  As she’s gotten older she’s spent less…

October 1, 2015