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A Day on the Männlichen Royal Walk in Wengen Switzerland
A Day on the Männlichen Royal Walk in Wengen Switzerland

A Day on the Männlichen Royal Walk in Wengen Switzerland

We kind of stumbled upon the Männlichen Royal Walk  in that mindless way that happens when you’re walking along, look up and think “ya, let’s do that.” We should have given it more thought. This post contains affiliate links and…

Visiting Flanders Fields Museum and the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium
Visiting Flanders Fields Museum and the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium

Visiting Flanders Fields Museum and the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium

“In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row.” So begins the poem by Lt. John McCrae, a Canadian surgeon who witnessed the worst of World War I and tried to repair it. It is because of this…

What to Expect at the World’s Most Embarrassing Museum
What to Expect at the World’s Most Embarrassing Museum

What to Expect at the World’s Most Embarrassing Museum

The museum in downtown Reykjavik is officially called the Icelandic Phallological Museum, but everyone just calls it The Penis Museum. Have I got your attention now?  This post contains affiliate links. To learn more, read our DISCLAIMER here. Just a Collection…

Reasons Why You Should Explore Norway’s National Tourist Routes
Reasons Why You Should Explore Norway’s National Tourist Routes

Reasons Why You Should Explore Norway’s National Tourist Routes

The purpose of driving Norway’s National Tourist Routes is to get outside of the major population centers and explore the small towns and rural areas of this Scandinavian country. That’s why we went — to discover the “heartland” of Norway,…

Cuckoo Clocks and other Great Souvenirs from Germany’s Black Forest
Cuckoo Clocks and other Great Souvenirs from Germany’s Black Forest

Cuckoo Clocks and other Great Souvenirs from Germany’s Black Forest

Germany’s Black Forest region has long been renowned for talented wood carvers. These are the people, starting as far back as 1600, who began carving the intricate patterns that are now so cherished in authentic German cuckoo clocks. Cuckoo clocks…