Diary of Slovenia Day 3

A Visit to Predjama Castle, Slovenia on www.MilliGFunk.com

I’m back today with our Diary of Slovenia Day 3 post. On Day 3 we had breakfast at the Tourist Farm Touristica Kmetija Kosir in Kranjska Gora, toured the Postojna Caves, and visited the Predjama Castle. We finished our day with a drive to the capital city of Slovenia: Ljubljana. If you’d like … Continue reading

Diary of Slovenia Day 2: In Photos

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia on www.MilliGFunk.com

Today, I’ve got a Diary of Slovenia Day 2: In Photos for you. We walked more than seven miles in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia on our second day of vacation. We saw manmade waterfalls, dry lake beds, frozen-over lakes, mountains, valleys, skiers, playgrounds, and more. Here’s a photo journal of our … Continue reading

Chasing the Aurora in Tromso, Norway

Aurora Borealis in Tromso, Norway via MilliGFunk.com

Seeing the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. When Nick told me he thought we should travel to Norway in January to see them, I nearly died. I still can’t believe we went there, or that we saw … Continue reading

10 Beautiful Photos of the Streets of Requena, Spain

Requena Castle via MilliGFunk

It’s fall here in Germany, and as much as I love warm mugs of hot cocoa and colorful leaves falling from the trees, I admit that the cooler weather makes me reminiscent of our last big summer trip in Europe. Take a little  walk with me through these 10 beautiful … Continue reading

Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf

MilliGFunk Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf 6K

Now that I’ve announced our pregnancy, I can finally tell you about the last road race I ran. I didn’t want to tell you about it until you knew I was pregnant, because being pregnant was part of what made the race fun for me. This was also the first big … Continue reading

A Friendly Stay at the Quaint Hotel La Villa in Requena, Spain

MilliGFunk Relaxing at the Restaurant Hotel la Villa Requena

Our trip to Spain started in Requena: a medium-sized town in the Utiel-Requena wine region just 40 miles or so west of the Valencia airport. The population of Requena is around 20,000 people, and there are just a handful of hotels to choose from. We had a friendly stay at the … Continue reading

5 Things to Know About Arenal Beach, Spain

We took a family vacation to Mediterranean Spain in the summer of 2015. We dedicated part of our trip to inland wine and cultural travel and part of it to time on the Mediterranean Sea. Our beach days were spent in Javea/Xabia. We had a great time, and we learned … Continue reading

How to Plan a Visit to The Castle of Villena

How-to-Plan-a-Visit-to-the-Castle-of-Villena MilliGFunk.com

If you’ll be traveling near Villena, Spain, you might want to visit the Villena Castle (also called the Castle of the Atalaya). Unfortunately, unless you speak Spanish, you might have a hard time finding detailed information about the castle online. I’m here to help. 😉 I can’t tell you what … Continue reading

The Three Best Things About Bodegas Pago de Tharsys

Wine Tasting at Bodegas Pago de Tharsys

  We started our week in Spain off with a little bit of time in Spanish wine country. Our first destination? The beautiful little town of Requeña, which sits in the heart of a wine region by almost the same name; Utiel Requeña. The town of Requeña is quaint and … Continue reading

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