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Istanbul, Croatia, and Bosnia

We’re getting ready for our next big trip! We’ll be spending 2 days in Istanbul, Turkey, almost 2 weeks in Croatia, and 1 day and 2 nights in Bosnia. Here’s the itinerary I setup for us: We leave in 2 days!!! … Continue reading

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Austria

(I totally forgot to blog the rest of the trip – it’s now 6 months later. Oops!) Heather and I drove to Austria on the Autobahn, stopping in Salzburg on the way. After a day spent meandering around Salzburg, we … Continue reading

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Munich

Upon arrival in Munich, I got my rental car (an orange, manual transmission, Mitsubishi Space Star) and proceeded to freak out trying to drive from the airport to my hotel.  I had google maps to help me (hooray for free … Continue reading

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Düsseldorf 

I arrived in Düsseldorf after the long flight across the pond and found it very easy to get around. I stayed in the hotel that was actually at the airport, called the Maritim Hotel – surprisingly quiet for being at … Continue reading

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Germany and Austria plans

My friend Becca and I were talking about travel and I said how I’d like to go to Europe this summer and Dave didn’t have enough vacation time to go with me. Becca was thinking of going to somewhere in … Continue reading

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Money in Cuba

There are a lot of articles on the internet already about Cuban money, here’s a 10 cent version: The national money is called Moneda Nacional, or MN, or CUP, or peso. Tourists don’t use this. The official currency is Convertible … Continue reading

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Cuba – Gifts

We had been told in all of our documentation (and in articles online) that the Cuban people have a lot of trouble finding and affording some basic things like: soap, hand creams, notepads, pens, etc. So I had gone to … Continue reading

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