Lodging

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Guesthouse Gut Reibstein

For the last three days, the Guesthouse Gut Reibstein has been our home in Germany.  Arriving on the evening of the 19th, the lights of the massive mansion glowed weakly through an icy November downpour.  As th...

Another Day, Another Airbnb

Since we checked out of our little Airbnb "sleep barrel" in Körle on November 4th, we've been enjoying our digs at another Airbnb rental, this time an entire fully furnished flat in Bühren, Germany. Somehow we...
Passportless at Luton Airport in London, England

The Luton Passport Fiasco

At some point in the last few years, I lost my enthusiasm for commercial flying.  It wasn't any one thing that caused it, but rather a slow death from the exhausting process that it's become.  Even a one hour f...
London waterfront along the Thames River

‘Ello, London!

There are two things scarce matched in the Universe – the Sun in Heaven and the Thames on Earth. Sir Walter Raleigh, 1552 - 1618 From the moment we touched down at Gatwick Airport on the outskirts of ...