European Travels Como, Italy at Easter Spending the long Easter weekend in Como. Edinburgh – Fringe! A long weekend in Edinburgh (Family, Fringe, Fun!) Northern Italy A late-autumn trip to Northern Italy. We visit Milan and Venice – with a bonus stop in Innsbruck! Locarno – Escape from Covid Our second attempt at a holiday during Covid restrictions London – Rugby, Kubrick & Spirits! A short week of museums, exhibitions and gardens! Southern Italy Dan and I spend a short week in Pompeii and Napoli. Showing off Switzerland …or at least some lesser-known portions of the country. Dan’s father visited us and we tried to find “other” interesting things to see and do. London Calling! A four day weekend to enjoy London – and Pearl Jam! Beautiful Bourgogne A long weekend in Bourgogne to explore history Andalusia, Spain Nine days in southern Spain in the Andalusian region Spain – The Northwest Corner A road trip through Northwestern Spain and northern Portugal Edinburgh, Scotland A long weekend trip to this historic Scottish city Berlin in the Spring A few days sightseeing in the formerly divided city Normandy, France The continent was suffering from a heatwave, so we went to the coast Amsterdam, Netherlands Seeing the canals of Amsterdam in the light of spring Laufenburg (DE & CH) Exploring this border town from both countries New Years in Heidelberg Meeting up with friends for the holiday Alsace, France Visiting the Route du Vin during harvest time Scotland (the Highlands) Spending two weeks in the Scottish Highlands Paris in Springtime A weekend trip to the City of Lights Füssen, Germany Visiting the fairytale castles over the Easter holiday London, United Kingdom Our first time in the UK’s largest city. Salzburg & Hallstat, Austria New Year’s trip to the snowy mountains of Austria Trier, Germany This historic city dates back to Roman times, with a lot more to see than we were able to squeeze in Alsace, France Visiting the wine country with friends. Alsace, France Wine tasting with friends Switzerland by Rail Touring the western half of this small country via rail Switzerland – Inspection Time Invited to move to Switzerland, we made a trip just to “make sure” we were serious Munster & Freiburg, Germany Visiting long-time friends and exploring new cities in Germany Switzerland: A First Look Before we even had an idea that we’d be living here in just a couple of years, we took a vacation to visit distant family in Switzerland. It is a long write-up, but there is plenty to see.