Campgrounds

From the wind-swept beaches of the Baltic Sea to the pine forests of the French Alps

Camping at Ferdinands Homestay

Camping in Germany can feel a bit like a peculiar affair to a foreigner.  When we lived in the US, it involved no more planning than throwing our camping gear, kayaks, and dog into the truck and heading up into any number of mountain ranges - the Cascades, Sis...

Baltic Sea Camping at Ostsee-Camp Kliff

Have you ever wondered what it's like camping in Germany?  Or are you planning your own camping trip and want to know what to expect?  After an inordinate amount of effort on our part, we can now answer that.  We finally camped in Germany in a straight-up legi...

Driving, Parking & Camping in Prague

This year we spent the long Easter weekend exploring Prague, the Czech Republic's bustling capital city.  Famous for its well-preserved historic buildings, fascinating architecture, and rich history, the city has definitely earned its place on any traveler's b...
Street dog in Bran, Romania

10 Things You Might Not Know About Romania

This isn't my first blog about Romania, so it shouldn't be a surprise to anyone when I say again that I absolutely love Romania. Love it. Not just for its touristy sites like Bran Castle and the Transfagarasan, but for its “everything else.”  It's a fascinatin...