Christmas Markets

We have been going to some of the Christmas markets the past week. The weather has been beautiful most days, so we thought we should enjoy the markets as much as possible before the weather gets cold! We went to the Rathaus market on the night it opened and it was CRAZY. It is a…

Milk Fort

We bought a new brand of diapers today, and how cool is this? The box was designed to turn into a little castle, complete with a knight and princess to play with. One of my friends took me to the Austrian version of Costco, and I bought 84 liters of milk. It was a lot…

Last Day in Rome

Here is the grand finale of the Rome trip: Our last night in Rome we ordered a pizza… the best part of the pizza in Rome is the cheese, so a got a four cheese pizza. This is how we discovered that most pizza in Rome does not actually have tomato sauce… so we ended…

Rome – Day 3 – The Walk Everywhere Tour

On our last full day in Rome, we decided to walk around to various sites we had missed and “had to see”. Rome had so many amazing sites, I know we missed a ton in our wanderings, but we really enjoyed our last day of sightseeing. Hopefully we can make it back someday, now that…

Rome: Day 2 – The Vatican

Day 2: The kids woke up early, and it was another nice sunny day. We decided that although the Vatican is pretty far from the rest of the sites that we would walk there first thing in the morning, and then see a few sites on our way back to the apartment in the afternoon….

Rome – Day 1 – You gotta be kidding me.

Ah… Rome! On our first day in Rome we left our apartment near the Colosseum early in the morning, as we knew it was going to be a long day. The title of this post is, “You gotta be kidding me” because that is how we felt walking around this amazing city. Rome is practically…

Happy Hallowiener

Fröhliche Halloween aus Wien! Happy Halloween from Vienna! If you missed our previous Halloween 09 post, here is where we explain the kids homemade Halloween costumes. Austrians don’t celebrate Halloween or go Trick or Treating. Sometimes you’ll see a party here or there, but it’s nothing like on the grand scale in the US. But fortunately…