Thanks, Italy – for being you!

Aaah! What a great day. After a hectic and restless morning of juggling two kids and the organization of luggage in our van, we set off this morning for better conditions. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I don’t like being at home. I like where we live. It’s just that this summer pretendsContinue reading “Thanks, Italy – for being you!”

Who cares? As long as we can sleep!

Da sind wir wieder! This morning, we ended our Netherlands trip, waving goodbye to in-laws suppressing their tears. It’s not fun saying goodbye to kids and grandkids, not knowing when will be the next time you see them. We made a lunch stop with Heike’s grandparents just across the German side of the border. NotContinue reading “Who cares? As long as we can sleep!”

Lower your expectations

We almost didn’t go… Heike has a tendency to look at weather forecasts (and traffic conditions) too much. Because – as per usual – the German weather forecast predicted 200% chance of rain all day every day, she was in serious doubt whether we should even drive out this weekend. I care less about weatherContinue reading “Lower your expectations”

Sleepery slopes

As I wrote yesterday, we were on the fence about whether we should stay out with our new campervan or we should drive home and stay there in the Ammergauer Alpen. Upon seeing many camper travelers park their homes in random places, we thought that we could give it a try. In fact, we foundContinue reading “Sleepery slopes”