Germany’s Fairy Tale Route

Are you curious where the stories of Sleeping Beauty, the Pied Piper and Snow White came from? We spent two days following the path of the Brothers Grimm on Germany’s Fairy Tale Route. If you don’t know who the Brothers Grimm are, where have you been?

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West Coast Road Trip – 3 week itinerary and the highlights

The highlights from our three week trip to the Western States covering Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona. This post contains our full itinerary and a summary of what we did, and where we ate, at each location.

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West Coast Road Trip Day 14

A freezing sunrise at the Grand Canyon and road tripping through the wild west Day 14 – Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas Like most people staying at the Grand Canyon it was an early start this morning to watch the sun rise. We were up at 5am in the freezing cold ready to…

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West Coast Road Trip Day 13

Motoring east on Route 66, sunset and camping at the Grand Canyon. Day 13 – Laughlin to Grand Canyon National Park We got breakfast in the hotel this morning, I had a cinnamon bun from Cinnabon – amazing – and Richard had an egg, bacon and cheese bun from Smashburger which was just ok. We…

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West Coast Road Trip Day 5

Sand dunes, sea lions and camping in the Redwoods Day 5 – Florence to Crescent City First off we went for our included breakfast and were stumped by the waffle iron. You will find the iron, batter and sauces etc. that you need however who knew you had to turn it straight away? We made…

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West Coast Road Trip Day 2

Back to nature in Olympic National Park Day 2 – Port Angeles to Kalaloch After a cold but good nights sleep we were up early to head back into Port Angeles for our sea kayaking tour with Adventures Through Kayaking. We were given wetsuits, life jackets and everything you would need along with a double…

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West Coast Road Trip Day 1

Road Trip! Camping and s’mores in the mountains with the Mustang To start our west coast road trip we left Seattle and picked up our Mustang convertible at Sea-Tac which we hired through Alamo. Online check in made the process really quick and we were soon on our way! Our first stop was the Olympic…

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