Poland (Krakow, Auschwitz, Warsaw)

I (Connie) am part Polish by descent, so I was very excited to visit Poland. Eager to see the sights, I was also excited to try some of the traditional foods my mother has always prepared on special occasions: latkes, or fried potato pancakes; pierogis (dumplings), which most people have had (but maybe not actually from Poland!); …

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Budapest and Bratislava

We are combining these two cities into one post for ease and brevity. We stayed in each city for about a week, which seemed the perfect amount of time for Budapest, Hungary, and also about right, if perhaps just a bit too long, for Bratislava, Slovakia. Budapest is a beautiful city, especially at night, when …

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Germany… and Friends!

The last couple of blog posts have been really long, so we’re keeping this one a bit shorter. We'll let the pictures do the talking. After our month in England and Scotland, we found some cheap flights from Glasgow to Berlin, and we were happy to get there. We really love Berlin, a city steeped …

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