Parenthood and Passports - Krakow Poland

Krakow, Poland: why I loved and hated it

Poland is near and dear to my heart. Several years ago it was just another country in Europe that I kind of wanted to visit. But now, it holds much more meaning to me. Mainly because the love of my life and partner in adventure is Polish-American. That also means when I married my husband,…

Parenthood and Passports - Bratislava Slovakia

Bratislava: why you must visit

Bratislava is the capital city of Slovakia. It has history, castles, charm, and interesting food. Looking back on our last trip to Europe, I wish we would have spent more time in Slovakia. Not only do I have a sister there, but the small part of the country we saw was amazing.Bratislava sits on the…

Parenthood and Passports - Barceló Brno Palace

Barceló Brno Palace: Affordable and Luxurious

On our recent trip to Czech Republic, we decided to spend a little time in the country’s second largest city, Brno. Brno isn’t really a popular town to visit, but it should be. It is charming, less crowded, and there is a lot to do. Because Brno has yet to be inundated by tourists, it…

St. Maarten - Parenthood and Passports

St. Maarten: Perfect Island for a Romantic Getaway

Every couple needs a romantic getaway now and again. If you have kids, chances are you are long overdue for one. My husband and I haven’t taken a trip without our daughter since she was born more than two years ago. With both our families living in other states, it’s difficult to get away sans…

Travel Fails - Parenthood and Passports

Travel fails: why I almost quit traveling

Anyone who travels a fair amount is bound to have a few travel fails or mishaps along the way. Lord knows we’ve had plenty of them over the years. Usually we just roll with the punches. That’s pretty much all you can do when things don’t go according to plan. But our recent trip to…

Parenthood and Passports - Brno Czech Republic

5 reasons to visit Brno, Czech Republic

Czech Republic is a popular European destination… perhaps not as popular as France or Italy, but still popular in its own right. Yet, most visitors to the country don’t stray too far from the capital city of Prague. Although Prague has stolen my heart, and would probably be one of my top 5 must-visit destinations,…

Parenthood and Passports - Best and Worst travel moments

Best and WORST travel moments of 2016

As I plan out our travel calendar for this year, I can’t help but reminisce a little about the incredible adventures of 2016. Most bloggers write review posts at the end of the year, but because I am a huge procrastinator and a mom with a full-time job, I’m just now getting around to it.…

Parenthood and Passports - 2016 travel review

2016 Review: The Best Year Ever

At the end of 2012, we told ourselves that it was the best year ever. We had just gotten married, and had big plans. At the end of 2013,we told ourselves it was our best year ever. Together, we traveled to Europe for the first time and marveled at the beauty of Switzerland and Italy.…

Parenthood and Passports - Hotel Beethoven Wien

Hotel Beethoven Vienna: Trendy and Family Friendly

All travelers have that one thing they pride themselves on. For some, it’s budgeting. For others, it’s finding that unique restaurant in every city. But for me, it’s finding the perfect hotel. Hotel Beethoven in Vienna is no exception. It’s moderately priced, ideally located, trendy yet positively charming! Location Hotel Beethoven First, let’s start with…

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