Alaska Cruising

It only took 16 years, but we finally got our “honeymoon” trip on an Alaskan Cruise. I booked it a year into the Pandemic thinking – surely – this thing will be wrapped up in 18 more months… incorrect. May 30th-June 6th 2022 – Norwegian Jewel Departed Vancouver, Canada You were able to select your…

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Idaho Springs – stay-cation

We have been cruising up to Idaho Springs over the years. (45 min from the house) During the pandemic, it became a mid week, day off, let’s go! Our most recent adventure we realized we never branch out on the dining options – mainly because i want to drink the Hef at West End and…

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Oktoberfest Tips

This year was the year – after 3 years of waiting and planning and gathering the requisite number of attendees – and finally it was here! This in information from 2017 – check links etc if you use this on a different year! After surviving an attendance at the biggest beer event, here are my…

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Munich – Oktoberfest 2017 – Day 8

Last day in Munich… We decided to do one more round at Oktoberfest, get some more fried fish, see some more of the tents, check out the flea circus and then see what else the day held! We started by entering through a side entrance and meandering the midway – i can definitely say I…

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Munich – Oktoberfest 2017 – Day 6

Even thought it was only day 6, it was really the 7 day itch for the hubby. He was tired of go-go-go and just wanted to relax. As that is not my speed, things were less than stellar this day, but we ended up having a good time anyway! We started with a little bit…

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Munich – Oktoberfest 2017 – Day 5

Our day 5 was a little less on the upbeat side, but i decided when we first were planning the trip that seeing Dachau Concentration Camp. It was a drizzly overcast day and seemed to fit the location. It was an easy metro ride and then a bus hop to get to the location. We…

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Munich – Oktoberfest 2017 – Day 4

The big day had arrived! Our tent day at Oktoberfest! We got up when we felt like it. Isn’t’ that lovely! Today was the day to wear our fancy outfits! Squee! Our table was booked at the Lowenbrau tent – 10 people, 10 pre-paid 1/2 chicken meals, and a large appetizer tray! Squee! It was…

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Munich – Oktoberfest 2017 – Day 3

Day 3 in Germany was a trip north – to Neuschwanstein Castle! Woot! It was through Mike’s bikes and it was a super fun day! We started in Munich for our adventure! We all hopped on the tour bus learning to carefully look left and right when crossing the bike lanes that are attached to the…

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Munich – Oktoberfest – Day 2

After a lovely 13 hour sleep – which probably would have been more but John’s phone alerted us to Tom’s birthday at 9am! Today was a pretty non-scripted day. Main objective – see the keg tapping at Oktoberfest. We metro’ed to the Central Station, and followed the signs to the festivities! There was a parade…

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