The Black Forest High Road

Take the scenic route through the Black Forest, there’s so much to see in this fairy tale landscape.

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Day Trips from Frankfurt

Frankfurt makes a great homebase for discovering western Germany. I’ve pulled together four great day trip destinations that aren’t too far away to make it doable with kids.

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Exploring Châteaux in Burgundy, France

The French countryside in the Bourgogne, or Burgundy, is as beautiful as you’ve heard. Rolling hills, vineyards surrounded by old stone walls, picturesque farm buildings, and the occasional châteaux perched on a hill. Burgundy is…

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Visiting Beaune with kids

The heart of Burgundy wine country is a lovely place to explore with small people.

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Things I love: Bandbox bike helmets

Bike helmets. I know lots of people don’t like them, question their efficacy, and chafe against helmet laws. And while I appreciate how annoying they can be, I have also known a couple people who…

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