The countdown is almost over!

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Alright everyone, tomorrow at this time we will be in the air and on our way to our first stop, Boston MA. I have been to Boston a few times but this will be Paul’s first. We have a good amount of time to get out and walk around, as we are there for one overnight with plenty of extra time to explore!

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Lovely in London

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It didn’t take long for London to become one of our favorite cities, in fact I think it landed the top spot almost immediately. I’m not sure what it was exactly, I think just all of everything put together. Now I have mentioned favorite cities before during our past travels, but as in all around favorite, London takes the cake. I hope those who are following along, if you’ve never been, to put it on your “to-do” list right away… you won’t be disappointed.

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Exceptional England

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I’m going to begin this post with a little story…

I have long been fascinated with everything England, largely due to Queen Elizabeth I, Princess Diana and the Royal Family. And now that it’s 2012, my current love affair with this iconic nation only grew, along with countless others because of the beautiful Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton. With the Royal Wedding a year earlier, the excitement of it all was sure to still be in the air, and it was!

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Marvelous Madison

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We are now going to jump forward in time a bit to the summer of 2014. Paul was visiting family in Poland so I decided to take a trip back to see my family. I was born and raised in Chippewa Falls WI, so I spent some time with my mom and dad before making the trip to see my sister, who had just moved to Madison WI the year before.

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Wondrous Warsaw

Now some of you might be wondering about the title names I give my posts. Is Krakow really captivating? Budapest… brilliant? Really? Well how about Perfectly Prague. How can Prague be perfect?

Easy!

The saying goes, “The beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. This was originally used by the author Margaret Wolfe Hungerford for her book ‘Molly Bawn’ in 1878. The exact origin of the phrase is unknown though, as different forms have been used since the 3rd century BC when it was used by the Greeks.

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Captivating Krakow

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After our long day at Auschwitz, we drove to Krakow Poland which took about an hour and it was time to unwind from what we had just experienced. It was time for some FOOD!

But, before we headed down to the old centre, we needed a place to stay. We drove around for just a little bit and found a hotel that had been converted from a college dormitory. I was a little skeptical at first, but it turned out to be a pretty great place! I told Paul that if we had to share a bathroom with anyone it was a no go! But they had rooms with private bathrooms so we decided to settle in! To this day we still tell stories of this place, it was great!

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