We left our house in Germany this morning at around 8:00 a.m. Once the dogs were settled in at the kennel, we hit the highway for Slovenia, expecting a six-hour travel day. The German Autobahn is famous for high-speed driving. It’s traffic jams, which are called “Staus” in German, are … Continue reading
We spent a nice four-day weekend in Innsbruck, Austria with friends, recently. We wandered the Altstadt, had Nepali and Thai food, and enjoyed some sunshine. While the rest of the crew skied on Saturday, I took Small Shaw with me on a long run along the Inn River. It was … Continue reading
We spent Christmas week at the Pension Kometer Frühstückpension — a guesthouse with the personalization of a bed & breakfast with the professionalism of a hotel — in Kitzbuehel, Austria. Pension Kometer’s personal touches are the manifestation of Frau Kometer’s passion for her business. From what I gathered, she’s run the pension for more than twenty years, … Continue reading
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We were at a German Christmas market last weekend in the town of Velburg when I saw a drink I’d never heard of. We see Gluhwein (hot, mulled wine), hot chocolate, and Kinderpunsch (non-alcoholic hot punch) at every Christmas market we go to, so when a new drink showed up … Continue reading