Final Weekend Trip: Croatia

This past weekend our daughter went on her final group trip before finals and coming home. She visited Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. It was about a 4 hour bus ride from Vienna. From there they took a 2 hour bus ride to visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park for the day. From what I […]

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Komárno, Slovakia

Our daughter and some of her friends decided to visit Komárno, Slovakia, for the weekend. Unfortunately there were a few setbacks. No one spoke English in the town, and many of the shops closed by noon which meant it was a bit creepy quiet when they went out. Also, when they went out to eat Chinese, […]

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Brno, Czech Republic

Yesterday our daughter and her friends took a quick train ride to neighboring Czech Republic to the city of Brno. They originally had plans to go caving, but it didn’t pan out the way they wanted. But that didn’t deter them from enjoying themselves. They did a bit of hiking and visited the Moravian Gallery […]

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Spring Break 2016

Although I was sorely disappointed that our daughter was unable to travel to Spain due to recent events in Belgium, I know that it hasn’t stopped her from having fun and making alternate plans. To recap what she told us in bits and pieces via text (and FaceTime this weekend!): The leaders of the program […]

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Italia: Her Perspective 2.0

Our daughter was able to upload photos of her time in Italy last week, as well as a brief video of the sea! She had originally planned on visiting Barcelona, Madrid, and Granada this week for spring break, but due to the terrible situation in Belgium, she had to cancel her plans. Instead of taking […]

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Cinque Terre

Our daughter finally made it to a place that’s been on my bucket list for years. When she told me a few weeks ago that she had convinced some of the girls to go with her for a girls’ weekend to Cinque Terre, I was pretty stoked about it for her. Cannot believe the views […]

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