See the Light: Local Lantern Festivals

Ever since I watched this video I’ve been a bit obsessed with lantern festivals. I started mentally planning my trip to Thailand and imagining what it would be like to experience it in person. Not only is it a beautiful sight, but it focuses our attention upward, lifting our spirits, and encouraging us to let go of the past and …

The Sound of Salzburg

Driving down the autobahn on the way to Salzburg, we fly by the valley villages at approximately 90 miles per hour. We’re on our way to see the birthplace of Mozart and scenes from the Sound of Music. Arriving in Salzburg, we wander through winding streets, pass towering theaters and churches, and look up at shop signs reminiscent of the …

How to See Three Countries in One Day

Talk about whirlwind! In one day we visited three countries by traveling from Austria to Italy and took a peek at Slovenia on the way home. The closest I’ve ever come to passing the border this many times is traveling from Pennsylvania through New Jersey to New York. This time was a little different, and included a stop by border …