Parenthood and Passports - Fort Worth Water Gardens

Fort Worth Water Gardens

The Fort Worth Water Gardens is one of the most unique attractions in the Texas metropolis. The urban oasis is a serene escape in the heart of the city’s downtown area. This concrete and water playground is both adventurous and serene. And perhaps most appealing, it’s free! The main attraction at the Fort Worth Water…

Parenthood and Passports - one day in Milan

5 Times Traveling Stretched Me

One of the things I love most about traveling is that it forces you out of your comfort zone. The language, the food, the architecture, everything around you is unfamiliar and foreign. I like to say traveling stretches your comfort zone. When I was a child I took ballet. Before each lesson we had to…

Parenthood and Passports - Get lost in Venice, Italy

Get Lost in Venice

Venice, Italy is a maze… It’s a grown up maze. The streets vary in width, they dead end, they turn, they change names, they aren’t well marked, and all of them are surrounded by building several stories tall preventing you from seeing landmarks or other familiar sites that might help you get your bearings. It…

Parenthood and Passports - Bridge of Sighs Venice, Italy

Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs is both a historical and legendary sight in the city of Venice, Italy. It’s also quite beautiful. History of the Bridge of Sighs Historically, the enclosed bridge once connected to the prison. Supposedly the last view of Venice convicts had prior to imprisonment was through the windows of this lovely bridge.…

San Marco Square

San Marco Square is the central gathering place in Venice, Italy. Make a point to visit the square during the day and at night. You will be amazed at how different the same place can feel. At the eastern end of the piazza stands St. Mark’s Basilica, which is a gorgeous cathedral, like all cathedrals…

Parenthood and Passports - Rialto Bridge Venice, Italy

Rialto Bridge

The Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy is one of the most famous bridges in the world. It extends across the Grand Canal of Venice connecting the two sides of this island. But the bridge isn’t simply a means of getting from one place to another, the unique architecture of the Rialto Bridge makes it aesthetically…