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Europe 2013

Zachary Goes to Europe – Photobook by Shutterfly

It took me awhile to put together, but I finally finished a board-book-style photo book for Zachary about the trip we took to Europe this past April.  I know as he grows it will be a treasured story! Tip: Click on the ‘full screen‘ link at the top of the display box below for the [...]

Stroll(er)ing Across Europe – A Highlight Reel of Zachary’s First Visit to Europe


Our vacation month in Europe with our baby is now only a memory, but what great memories they are!  Here are some photo highlights …   England Arrival and in Tunbridge Wells for a wedding: London: Read and see more from our visit to England   Belgium Brussels: Brugge: Read and see more from our [...]

Reflections from a Mom – Taking an American Baby to Europe


You may also enjoy checking out my post from just a couple of days before the trip began, click here. Europeans love babies! At least, that is the impression I am walking away from after our month journey across England, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and France with our 8-9 month old. He was oggled at, cooed over, [...]

Flying Back Home


Our travel back home started at 4 AM European time when we woke up to get ready. We were picked up by the taxi at 5 AM and whisked to Nice’s airport where we checked in for our 7 AM flight to Zurich. Here we are at Nice Airport about to check in… Yes, that [...]

Enjoying Niçoise Style Cuisine


Mediterranean food in Nice (“Niçoise” style) is tres yummy! Gelato (Zachary even got to try a bit), gniocchi and raviloi (invented here in Nice and really good), lots of pizza, and Jody loved the seafood soup … There is also something called “socca” which is ground up chickpeas lightly fried and served in a paper [...]